Summer Graduate Research Award


Summer GRA application window now open!

The application period for 2020 is February 26 - March 6, 2020.

The goal of the graduate research award program is to support innovative interdisciplinary research in cognitive and brain sciences. Students with interdisciplinary interests are particularly encouraged to apply.

The 2020 rules and application can be found here: 


Congratulations to the 2019 Summer GRA Winners!

Bethany Frick, Lexical Categories in Children with Autism who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Home Department: Speech and Hearing Science; Advisor: Allison Bean
Visiting Department: Psychology; Advisor: Laura Wagner

Eric Johnson, Using AI to Solve the Speech-in-Noise Problem
Home Department: Speech & Hearing Science; Advisor: Eric Healy 
Visiting Department: Computer Science and Engineering; Advisor: DiLiang Wang

Elizabeth Monzingo, MRI Investigation of Neural Differences in Aural Skills between Pianists and Non-Pianist Musicians
Home Department: Music; Advisor: Daniel Shanahan
Visiting Department: Speech & Hearing Science; Advisor: Yune Lee

Lindsey Reymore, Investigating the Neural Bases of Crossmodal Descriptions of Musical Timbre
Home Department: Music; Advisor: Dan Shanahan
Visiting Department: Speech and Hearing Science; Advisor: Yune Lee

Ben Seicol, Characterization of calcium-dependent changes in synaptic function of the endbulb of Held in the cochlear nucleus following noise-induced hearing loss in young mice.
Home Department: Otolaryngology; Advisor: Ruili Xie
Visiting Department: Speech and Hearing Sciences; Advisor: Yune Lee

Nicholas Shea, Ecological Models of Communication in Vernacular Musical Styles
Home Department: Music Theory; Advisor: Anna Gawboy
Visiting Department: Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design; Advisor: Vita Berezina-Blackburn

Ying Yu, Testing the Appearance of Change in 3D Shape in a Virtual-Reality Environment
Home Department: Psychology; Advisor: Alexander Petrov
Visiting Department: Department of Philosophy; Computer Science and Engineering; Advisor: Declan Smithies; Jian Chen


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