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Science Grants

Below Is a list of notable grants recently awarded In the sciences—large federal grants as well as awards of a different sizes from private foundations. The individual cited with each entry is the project’s principal Investigator. ENVIRONMENT/ RESOURCES: Water sources. Two grants from the Ford Foundation: $300,000 over three years to the University of Colorado for research on improved western water allocation and management, and $500,000 over two years to the Environmental Defens

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Below Is a list of notable grants recently awarded In the sciences—large federal grants as well as awards of a different sizes from private foundations. The individual cited with each entry is the project’s principal Investigator.

ENVIRONMENT/ RESOURCES:

Water sources. Two grants from the Ford Foundation: $300,000 over three years to the University of Colorado for research on improved western water allocation and management, and $500,000 over two years to the Environmental Defense Fund, New York, for research on western water quality and allocation issues

Habitat survey and restoration research. $250,000 over three years from the J. N. Pew Jr. Charitable Trust to the Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Va., for work at Guanacaste National Park, Costa Rica

HEALTH SCIENCES:

Family health studies. Three grants from the Spencer Foundation, Chicago: $141,200 over three years to Hampshire College (Mass.) for research on how young children learn to reason; $268,575 to Louisiana State University...

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