Research Topics & Funding S685
Updated: D. Kewley-Port 12/08/08


From Spring 2007

This semester mock grants were written. Most students wrote a proposal suitable as a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowship to NIH (F31). Two F31 grants have been submitted, but none awarded. Sample mock proposal topics were:

Hazelwood.

Topic: "Hazlewood: "A multi-species comparison of the spatial extent of generation of the SFOAE"

Iuzzini.

Topic: "Effects of Respiratory Training on Speech Intelligibility in Patients with TBI"

One student wrote an NSF predoctoral proposal. That student expanded that proposal and it was awarded as follows:

Brady.

Topic: RESEARCH RELATING TO ROBOTIC SPEECH SYNTHESIS FOR JAPANESE

National Science Foundation East Asian Pacific Summer Institute for dissertation research. $12,000. Awarded summer 2009

 


From Spring 2005

Lee.

Topic: The effect of formant transition information on sentence intelligibility in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners.
Funding Source: ASHA 2005 Student Research Grant in Clinical or Rehabilitative Audiology. Submitted, June 6, 2005

Oglesbee.

Topic: Phonetic categorization in multi-dimensional acoustic space
Funding Source: Raymond H. Stetson Scholarship in Phonetics and Speech Science from the Acoustical Society of America. Submitted April, 2006.

Vargas.

Topic: "Use of Direct Object Clitic Pronouns by Young Spanish-Speakers"

ASHA Foundation 2006 Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development. $2000 Awarded, 2006.

 


Other Awarded Grants

Kean.

Topic: Prevention of depression and enhancement of cognitive recovery following traumatic brain injury with duloxetine (Lance Trexler, Ph.D., Jacob Kean, M.A., Nancy Lipson, M.D.)
 
Awarded $80,000 by Lilly Foundation, 9/2005.

Coughlin.

Topic
The relation between audio-visual speech perception and reported benefit on the Hearing Aid Performance Inventory (HAPI):

The ASHA foundation grant for $2000. Awarded, Fall 2001.