Kansas EPA EPSCoR: Enhancement of Research on Fate and Impact Environmental Pollutants (SIP)EPA Grant Number: R829418E01
Title: Kansas EPA EPSCoR: Enhancement of Research on Fate and Impact Environmental Pollutants (SIP)
Investigators: Rice, Charles W.
Institution: Kansas State University
EPA Project Officer: Chung, Serena
Project Period: September 24, 2001 through September 23, 2004 (Extended to February 23, 2005)
Project Amount: $373,487
RFA: EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) (2001) RFA Text | Recipients Lists
Research Category: EPSCoR (The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research)
The overall goal of this research project is to enhance environmental research by giving young scientists an opportunity to become part of a state-wide team. The Kansas U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPA EPSCoR) will increase Kansas' competitiveness. The specific objectives of this research project are to: (1) establish interdisciplinary and interinstitutional research groups; (2) mentor junior faculty; (3) increase funding opportunities; (4) enhance communication and exchange of ideas between the participating universities; and (5) change research emphasis from small grants to large projects.