UNH ADVANCE PAID Program Makes Awards to Women Faculty in the Sciences

UNH ADVANCE PAID Program Makes Awards to Women Faculty in the Sciences

Mar 02, 2012

The UNH ADVANCE Partnership for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) program has announced the recipients of its 2011-2012 grants to encourage research and leadership. The grants, funded with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), are part of an ongoing effort to support the advancement and leadership of women faculty in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at UNH.

This year's awards were:

2011 Karen Von Damm Leadership Development Grant

Serita Frey, professor of natural resources and the environment

2012 Karen Von Damm Leadership Development Grant

Lynn Kistler, professor in the Space Science Center of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) and department of physics

2012 Professional Development Grant

Michele Dillon, professor and chair of the department of sociology

Collaborative Scholarship Advancement Awards (designed to enhance collaboration between research and tenure-track faculty in the STEM disciplines) to the following teams:

Adrienne Kovach, research associate professor in the department of natural resources and the environment
Eleanne Solorzano, associate professor in the department of decision sciences
William Kelly Thomas, professor in the department of molecular and cellular biology

Elizabeth Fairchild, research assistant professor in the department of biological sciences
Linda Kalnejais, assistant professor in the department of Earth sciences

Heidi Asbjornsen, assistant professor in the department of natural resources and the environment
Michael Palace, research assistant professor in the Earth Systems Research Center, EOS

Li-Jen Chen, research assistant professor, Space Science Center, EOS and the department of physics
Roy Torbert, professor, Space Science Center, EOS and the department of physics

Application information for the 2012-2013 Collaborative Research Advancement Awards and Karen Von Damm Leadership Development Grants is available at http://leitzelcenter.unh.edu/advance/funding.html.

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