Grant Awards

See what research Merrimack College’s faculty have been awarded grants to conduct. 

2023 Federal Grants

Students working in the MitoCure Lab.

The Impact of Insulin Sensitivity on the Potential of Metformin to Delay Age-Related Inflammation by Leena Bharath

Funded by: University of Kentucky/National Institutes of Health

Nutrition student working on data for Gamerfit.

GamerFit: A Digital Intervention to Improve Physical Activity and Sleep Behaviors in Youth with Psychiatric Diagnoses by April Bowling

Funded by: National Institutes of Health

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Evaluation of a District-Wide Initiative to Improve School Meal Consumption and Physical Activity Levels among Elementary Students in Anchorage, Alaska by Juliana Cohen

Funded by: National Institutes of Health

Science Lab, 2019

Basin Effects in the Central and Eastern United States: Collaborative Research with Tufts University and Merrimack College by Jim Kaklamanos

Funded by: United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Merrimack College science and engineering project

HVSR Site Terms for Nonergodic Ground Motion Models: Collaborative Research with Tufts University and Merrimack College by Jim Kaklamanos

Funded by: United States Geological Survey (USGS)

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The Translocation Mechanism of Nanomaterials in Plants by Azam Noori

Funded by: National Science Foundation

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Validation of Real-Time Field-Based Markers of Circadian Phase by Melissa St. Hilaire

Funded by: The Brighams and Women's Hospital/NIH

2022 Federal Grants

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University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service by April Bowling

Funded by: University of Massachusetts-Worcester/National Institutes of Health

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Evaluation of a District-Wide Initiative to Improve School Meal Consumption and Physical Activity Levels among Elementary Students in Anchorage, Alaska by Juliana Cohen

Funded by: National Institutes of Health

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Coastal Plain Amplification and Hazard Model for the National Seismic Hazard Model: Collaborative Research with University of Memphis, North Carolina State University, and Merrimack College by Jim Kaklamanos

Funded by: United States Geological Survey (USGS)

2021 Federal Grants

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Financial, Academic, Social, and Mental Health Supports to Improve STEM Undergraduate Student Retention and Graduation by Rickey Caldwell Jr

Funded by: National Science Foundation

2020 Federal Grants

Instructor and Student

Development of Research to Inform the Design and Improvement of Mathematics Education for Teachers by Julia St. Goar

Funded by: National Science Foundation

The VESTA Longitudinal Twin Study of Cognition and Aging by Ruth MzKenzie

Funded by: Boston University/National Institutes of Health

2023 Privately Funded, State Awarded & Foundation Grants

Student in dining hall.

Evaluation of Universal Free School Meals in Massachusetts by Juliana Cohen

Funded by: Project Bread

Photography for Merrimack College.

Lauri Kurdziel, Katelyn Kurkul

Funded by: Davis Educational Foundation