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Classroom Research

Killgore Faculty Research
and
Graduate Student Research
Grant Programs

Each fall semester the Killgore Research Committee requests proposals for the Killgore Faculty Research (KFR) and Graduate Student Research (GSR) grant program. Generally, faculty awards are made in the amount of $5,000 or less. Student grants are limited to $3,500.


Award Recipients for the 2014-2015 KFR granting round:

Jeremy Bellah - $2,500
Software Selection, Use, and Performance in SMEs

Nathan Howell - $5,000
Hydrologic Modeling of Urban Playas as Stormwater Best Management Practices

Crystal Hughes and Elsa Diego-Medrano - $1,373
An Investigation of Teacher Candidates’ Content Knowledge of Social Studies

Steven Karaganis - $5,000
A Study of Gut Motility and Hormone Rhythms in Mice

Dale Li - $4,150
Local Public Service’s Impact on Texas Panhandle Cities’ Disaster Resilience

Ryan Mattson - $2,380
Construction of Divisia Monetary Aggregates for Canada and Mexico

Oliver Mulamba - $5,000
Nano-Diamond Inclusions for the Enhancement of Thermite Energetic Output

Andy Reynolds - $2,440
Archival Research for the Book Project “The Visual City”

Bonnie Roos - $3,450
“Masks, Modernisims, and Global Modernities” Book Project

Jovana Vukovic and Kenneth Denton - $4,920
Are Masculine Men Really Healthier Than Feminine Men?

Arn Womble - $4,995
Feature Extraction from Digital Images for Automated Wind Damage Assessment


Award Recipients for the 2014-2015 GSR granting round:

Sarah Brown - $3,499
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carolyn Bouma
Quantification of the Expression of nagE in Vibrio furnissii

Ashley Coffman - $3,469
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rocky Ward
Genetic Comparison of Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction Positive & Negative

Caroline Ellison - $3,500
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Kazmaier
Dietary Overlap between Pronghorn and Cattle in Northwestern Texas Panhandle

Maggie Fitter - $1,869
Faculty Advisor: Jeffery B. Casebolt
Strength Training Versus Volume: The Effect on Running Economy

Christa Glasgow - $2,974
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Emily Kinzky
Media Representation and Its Effects on the Deaf Community

Jennifer Harker - $442
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Enyonam Osei-Hwere
Sorry, Not Sorry: Apologetic Rhetoric in the NFL

Melani Kelly - $1,360
Faculty Advisor: Jeffery B. Casebolt
Can the Functional Movement Screen Decrease Dysfunctional Movement Patterns?

Michael Keough - $3,496
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Rose
Encouraging STEM Programs through Technology Integration

Andy Lee - $3,362
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Kazmaier
The Influence of Habitat on Snake Diversity

Kara Mjolhus - $3,492
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gary Barbee
Potential Impact of Produced Water on Subsurface Smectite Clays

Sushil Paudyal - $2,100
Faculty Advisor: Dr. John Richeson
Investigating Dynamics of Death in Feedlot Cattle of the Texas High Plains

Erica Thomas - $3,485
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rocky Ward
Investigating Molecular Sexing Techniques for Use in North American Porcupines


Information for grant applicants:

Killgore Faculty Research grants are available for all disciplines and are geared toward the discovery of new knowledge leading to publication, performance or exhibition appropriate to the applicant's discipline. Including students in the project is encouraged. These proposals also impact the Panhandle of Texas directly and, secondarily, the state.

Graduate Student Research grants are open to all disciplines and are meant to educate the recipient in the philosophies, techniques and tools of research through the discovery of new knowledge leading to publication, performance or exhibition appropriate to the applicant's discipline. Funding may be used to support the recipient's thesis or dissertation research.

Questions about applying for one of these grants may be directed to Internal Grants Administrator Steve McLean via email, by phone at 806-651-2983, or in person at his office in the Killgore Research Center, Room 176.

WTAMU Mission Statement (linked here) must be addressed in the proposal.


2014-2015 GUIDELINES AND FORMS (updated annually prior to submission call)

FACULTY - GUIDELINES AND FORMS
KILLGORE FACULTY RESEARCH

CHOOSE ONE OF THE NEXT TWO, ACCORDING TO YOUR DISCIPLINE:

1) KFR Traditional Research Proposal and Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)

2) KFR Creative Arts Proposal and Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)

FOLLOWING THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS, DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:

1) KFR Coversheet, Research Narrative, Bibliography, and Budget Justification (WORD)

2) KFR Budget (EXCEL)

FOR LATER USE:
1) KFR Final Report Form (WORD)

STUDENTS -  GUIDELINES AND FORMS
GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH

CHOOSE ONE OF THE NEXT TWO, ACCORDING TO YOUR DISCIPLINE:

1) GSR Traditional Research Proposal and Assembly Instructions and Samples (PDF)

2) GSR Creative Arts Proposal and Assembly Instructions (PDF)

FOLLOWING THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS, DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:

1) GSR Coversheet, Research Narrative, Bibliography, and Budget Justification (WORD)

2) GSR Budget (EXCEL)

FOR LATER USE:
1) GSR Final Report Form (WORD)

 

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