Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Second Call for Brazil Initiative Collaboration Grant Applications

February 9, 2014

The Brazil Initiative invites faculty and researchers to submit proposals for the Brazil Initiative Collaboration Grant. This grant supports partnerships between the University and Brazilian academic institutions to promote research and teaching related to Brazil in the areas of mathematics, environmental sciences, public health, medicine, and engineering. The grant also supports research on the Atlantic Rainforest in the south of Bahia, particularly interdisciplinary topics related to biodiversity studies, species surveys, sustainable development, social entrepreneurship, and fair trade.

The deadline for this grant cycle is March 1, 2014DETAILS


COLLABORATIONS FUNDED BY THE LAST GRANT CYCLE

Brown University - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

  • Wolfgang Peti (Bio Med Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology & Biotechnology, Brown University)
  • Marcius Almeida (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
  • Anderson Pinheiro (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

Collaborations in Applied Mathematics (Brown/Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica (LNCC) and Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO))

  • Johnny Guzman (Applied Mathematics, Brown University)

Transport Studies of DNA and Filamenous Viruses with Solid State Nanopores and Carbon Nanotubes

  • See-Chen Ying (Department of Physics, Brown University)

Building Brown's Capacity for Amazon Research at Tanguro Ranch

  • Christopher Neill (Bio Med Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Brown University)

Training, Research Collaborations and Community Engagement to Enhance the HIV/AIDS Care Cascade in Brazil

  • Amy Nunn (Bio Med Medicine, Brown University)