Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund
The Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund supports a Brandeis student's research or creative scholarship during the summer or academic semester. It also provides funding for undergraduates to present their work at professional conferences.
To apply for a Provost's Research Fellowship or grant, applicants must be current a Brandeis undergraduate who will be an enrolled undergraduate during the award period. Each student must have a Brandeis faculty mentor who will oversee their research project. The program supports projects in all disciplines, including all areas of the creative arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and interdisciplinary projects.
Types of Awards
Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Fund Recipients
Senior Thesis Research Support
- Sadie Antine, ’21, Biology “Mechanism and Physiology of eIF3-mediated Translation Repression of BTG1”
- Anna Ginsburg ’21, Studio Art, Environmental Studies, “The Natural World and the Personal World: An Exploration in Painting”
- Caroline Greaney ’21, English, “"Invisible Enemy, Visible Loss: Unearthing Traces of the 1918 Flu in Tolkien's Middle-earth"
- Sarah Karan ’21, Psychology and Sociology, “Values and Well-being During COVID-19”
- Aishwarya Khanna ’21, Neuroscience, HSSP, “Patient-facing Barriers and Facilitators to Smoking Cessation in the Context of Lung Cancer Screenings”
- Kacy Ninteau ’21, Neuroscience, HSSP, Biology, “Barriers to Palliative Care in Nursing Homes During COVID-10 Public Health Emergency”
- Mendel Weintraub ’21, Film, Television, and Interactive Media/Creative Writing, “Senior Thesis Project: Screenplay”
Academic Year Research Support
- Daniel Hariyanto, ’23, “Biological Physics & Computer Science, Strange Phase Separation Behavior at High Temperature”
- Claire Ogden, ’21, “Anthropology and Media, Culture and Communication (IIM) Ethnographic Film on Art and Community during COVID-19”