Summer Graduate Research Award

Summer GRA 2019 Winners Announced!

The application period for 2019 was February 25 - March 8, 2019. Please check back soon for the upcoming 2020 application period! 

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 2019 rules and application can be found here: 2019 Application and Rules.pdf. The next application cycle will be open in February 2020.

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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