NMU Awards Faculty Research Grants

Seven Northern Michigan University faculty members have been selected to receive 2023 Faculty Research Grants. The awards of $7,000 each support scholarly activities such as publications, the creation of artistic works, manuscript development and research projects. The recipients and their project titles are:

Jelili Adebiyi, Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences: “Food Security and Nutrition Outcomes of Participation in Non-Certified Organic Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Nigerian Case Study.”

Matthew Frank, English: “At Depth: A Book-Length on the Amateur Submersible Community and the Consequences of Our Obsession with the Deep Sea.”

Steven Hughes, School of Art and Design: “Re-Emergent: Solo Exhibition Development.”

Diana Lafferty, Biology: “Covariation in mammalian microbiomes: assessing the species-specific role of phylogeny, diet and environmental variation within a community context.”

Erich Ottem, Biology: “Assessment of Mitochondrial Health in the Presynapse of Motorneurons using BNIP3 as a Marker of Mitophagy.”

Cory Toegel, Psychological Science: “Investigating Laboratory Arrangements to Study Choice: Impulsivity and Self-Control.”

Robert Whalen, English: “Textual Scholarship for Two George Herbert Editions: Manuscripts, Article, Grant Application.”

All full-time NMU faculty are eligible to apply for the annual grant program. Successful proposed projects should either result in a tangible deliverable or substantial gains toward external funding opportunities for research or scholarly projects.

Prepared By

Julia Seitz
Student Writer

Categories: Around NMU, Research