Stacey Lindshield

NSF-funded HUNTRESS Project Led by CLA Anthropology Faculty Stacy Lindshield Transforms our Understanding of Hunting and Sex Roles in Primates

Stacey Lindshield, who spends much of her research time in Senegal, studying chimpanzee behavior in their natural habitat, was awarded a NSF collaborative research grant to study “The Ecological Basis of Hunting and Meat Sharing in Female Savanna Chimpanzees.” The $610,000 grant, 61% will support Purdue work, reconsiders the origins of hunting in humans in view of recent findings regarding chimpanzee hunting behavior.

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Grad Student Opportunity for Community Service and Learning Grant

Purdue’s Office of Engagement provides grants to graduate and undergraduate students or student organizations for work on community service-learning projects. This program’s goal is to expand the community involvement of Purdue students in partnership with communities, nonprofit agencies, schools, and governmental bodies.

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Campaign on Climate Change Launched by Colombian Students Trained in Public Communication by Purdue CLA Scholars

Six Students from the Universidad de La Sabana in Colombia, along with their advisor, partnered with Purdue University scholars and graduate students to raise awareness of the plight of Colombian coffee farmers facing climate change. After a year of research and months of production in 2019, the students premiere “Uprooted” [Desarraigo], a digital campaign for social media.

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Unique NSF solicitation for proposals: The human-ecological context of pandemics

NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)  The multi-agency Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. The central theme of submitted projects must be the quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics.

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COVID-19 Grant Opportunity: Protect Purdue Innovations Faculty Grants

Background  The Offices of the Provost, Executive Vice-President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP), and Treasurer seek innovative research proposals for short-term, focused research projects under the general theme: COVID-19-related research with direct impact on a university community.

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COVID-19 Research Database at Purdue Seeks Projects for Future Funding

The COVID-19 Research Collaboration Committee invites CLA researchers to register for a new, unified portal for COVID-19 research projects across Purdue. The goal is to create a single database of information about COVID-19 research across the disciplines and also to connect Purdue researchers seeking collaborators for their COVID-19 related research.

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