LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 16, 2023) — The Office of the Vice President for Research and the University of Kentucky International Center have announced the first cohort of UKinSPIRE fellows. UKinSPIRE is an internal funding opportunity for UK faculty, jointly funded by the OVPR and UKIC, intended to stimulate high-impact research projects in any discipline linking UK faculty and international collaborators and to establish collaborations with new international partner institutions or add greater depth to existing institutional partnerships.
Among them is Hugo Reyes-Centeno, assistant professor of anthropology in UK's College of Arts & Sciences. His project is “Resolving the Austronesian Problem: Community Archaeology and Heritage Science Education in Surigao del Norte (Philippines).”
An interdisciplinary review committee examined proposals from all parts of the UK community and recommended projects to fund.
UKinSPIRE (Seeding Partnerships for International Research Engagement) is an internal funding opportunity for UK faculty, jointly funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the UK International Center. UKinSPIRE is intended to stimulate high-impact research projects in any discipline linking UK faculty and international collaborators, and to establish collaborations with new international partner institutions or add greater depth to existing institutional partnerships. UKinSPIRE funding is specifically aimed at creating a strong foundation for sustained, globally engaged collaborative research in all fields of study. Proposals should include at least one collaborator or co-principal investigator primarily affiliated with a research or higher education institution with its headquarters outside the United States.
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