Congratulations to our
2016-17 Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees !
Brooke Jenkins, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology
Creating and evaluating an empirically-based intervention to alter previously identified adult behaviors that influence child postoperative distress
Edith Medina, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, School of Social Ecology
Addressing the housing issues of low-income families and immigrants in Los Angeles: Challenges to collaboration and coordination among non-profit organizations and public interest law organizations
Daniel Winkler, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences
Working together to find the source: molecular genetics unites with land managers and the public to stop a highly invasive species
These fellowship awards are made possible through a generous gift of Martha and James Newkirk.
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2016-2017 cohort of Fellows (PDF of instructions for 2016-2017 applications).
Check back in early Spring 2017 for informationon the 2017-2018 awards.
Click here for list of past awardees and project titles 2010-2013. See menu under ‘Students’ tab above for information on 2014-15 and 2015-6 awardees.
News & Updates
Kathleen Low, 2013 Newkirk Fellow, co-authors timely research on drought in Australia.
Full journal article, “Fighting drought with innovation: Melbourne’s response to the Millennium Drought in Southeast Australia” (PDF)
UCI News “Blueprint for a thirsty world from Down Under” (LINK)
Yitong Wang and Jesse Catlin received the 2014 CW Park Young Contributor Award for the best Journal of Consumer Psychology article for work funded by their 2010 Newkirk Fellowship. Read the article