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Grants fund 15 community-engaged research projects

By: Ashlee McGandy,  Cornell Chronicle
May 16, 2019

Cornell student and faculty researchers and their community partners will use this year’s Engaged Cornell research grants to study Cornell’s socio-economic impact on Tompkins County, whether mobile research labs effectively engage underrepresented populations, and whether farmer-led research in Malawi influenced student learning and development.

This year’s grants, 15 in all, were announced earlier this month by the Office of Engagement Initiatives.

Nine teams received Grants for Faculty Research on Engagement totaling $380,263 to assess the impact of specific community-engaged teaching, learning and research programs. The following projects received funding:

Six projects received Engaged Undergraduate Research Grants totaling $127,441 to involve undergraduates in hands-on research with community partners. Funded projects are:

Find out more about each project on the Engaged Cornell website.

This story also appeared in the Cornell Chronicle.