As the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at Georgia State University James Weyhenmeyer has responsibility for managing the university’s research portfolio and economic development activities. Immediately prior to joining the Georgia State community, he was the Senior Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development at the State University of… more »
CBN receives $3.4 Million to study positive emotions
A John Templeton Foundation grant will support the CBN's investigation of the neurobiology behind the evolution of positive emotions and prosocial behaviors, such as empathy, compassion and cooperation.
Researchers at Georgia State University’s College of Education have been awarded a significant $10 million grant to create the first national research center aimed at dramatically improving reading for children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH).
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Georgia State University with a five-year, $10 million grant to establish a new research center that will support research focusing on ways to improve adult literacy in the United States.
College of Education Professor Julie Washington and Assistant Professor Nicole Patton-Terry have received a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to develop one of four national Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs – epicenters of research on learning disabilities.
Faculty in the College of Education and Stellenbosch University in South Africa have been awarded a $300,000 Grand Challenge for Development grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, World Vision and the Australian Agency for International Development for a project designed to develop a research-based literacy curriculum and a professional development model for teachers.