Since its 2020 inception, the McDonnell Academy Seed Grant initiative has served as researchers’ starting point. This year, we expanded it by integrating the McDonnell Academy Global Accelerator Grant, enhancing opportunities for endeavors gaining momentum. This crucial support nurtures initial ideas, ensures preliminary data collection, and propels projects to advance human health and humanity. Collaboratively […]
With a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a WashU team will model viral transmission dynamics among red colobus monkeys and their human neighbors in Uganda.
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University, with support from the Office of the Provost, awards seed grants that stimulate high-impact research linking university experts with our partners around the world. These investments help research teams, often representing cross-disciplinary fields, demonstrate the power and potential of their work.
The Social Policy Institute (SPI) at WashU provides a systems-level understanding of policy problems and promotes corresponding solutions.
Guillermo Rosas studies the economic consequences of political regimes and the effects of political institutions on political elite behavior, especially in Latin America.
Washington University continues to increase its outreach across the globe with new programs that may help detect and treat Alzheimer’s.
Proscovia Nabunya and Patricia Cavazos-Rehg have received a five-year $1.2 million research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.
The DOLF team, led by Peter Fischer, along with partners at the University of Indonesia and Bruyere Research Institute, has been awarded a new $1.8 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to explore lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination in Indonesia. Previously, this collaboration was supported by the 2020 McDonnell Academy seed grant initiative on infectious diseases […]
Since the start of the global pandemic, researchers at WashU’s Social Policy Institute (SPI) have been hard at work to understand the socioeconomic impacts at home and abroad. Through a longitudinal, nationally representative survey, they have been tracking how Covid-19 is affecting households in Israel and the United States. For example, in Israel SPI investigated […]
The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Global Incubator Seed Grants. Fifteen research teams from five WashU schools working across different disciplines have been selected to receive funding. The program aims to stimulate high-impact research initiatives linking WashU faculty and international collaborators. These projects are expected to lead […]