(March 22, 2016) … The external advisory committee of the University of
Pittsburgh’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) has awarded four
faculty members with research seed grants totaling $190,630 for the 2016/2017
year. The annual program enables faculty to supplement sustainably-focused research
with undergraduate, graduate and/or post-doctoral student support.
the research seed grant program to provide faculty with funding support to
allow students to participate in high-quality research, teaching, outreach and
creative endeavors. The goals of the grants are: (1) seed funding to develop
ideas to the point where external funding can be obtained; (2) awards to
support scholarship in areas where external funding is extremely limited; (3)
resources to introduce curricular innovations into the classroom; or (4) tools
or techniques to encourage community outreach and education.
Contact: Paul Kovach