Congratulations to our
2016-17  Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees !

Alyssa Bracizewski, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences
Relatedness and differential disease resistance in abalone (genus Haliotis)



brooke-jenkins-2Brooke 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



483905Pernilla Johansson, Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences
Constructing better partnerships: Analyzing practices of civil society peacebuilders



mccaheyDaniella McCahey, Department of History, School of Humanities
Extreme environments and the production of scientific knowledge



edith-m2Edith 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


anneAnne Rendeiro, Program in Nursing Science
Talking Circles: Examination of effects on diabetes and mental health in Juaneño




winkler-2Daniel 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)

See Jennifer Long, 2014-2015 Newkirk Fellow, discuss her research and the Newkirk award.

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