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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics



  1. Ohio State’s STEAM Factory Receives NSF Funding to Advance Informal STEM Learning

    Jul 23, 2018

    Universities are the largest repositories of domain-specific expertise, diverse talent and human capital. Whereas formal structured coursework typically progresses linearly, innovation occurs through unexpected connections across different concepts that occur largely outside formal structured environments. A new collaborative project that brings together The STEAM Factory, OHI/O Informal Learning in Tech Program, and Center of Science and Industry (COSI) has been awarded $1.2M from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program to advance innovative and creative STEM learning.

  2. Matthew Pham and Professor Brian Roe Win Research Grant from OSU’s Behavioral Decision Making Initiative

    Jan 3, 2013

    AEDE Ph.D. student Matthew Pham and AEDE Professor Brian Roe were recently awarded a grant from The Ohio State University’s Behavioral Decision Making Initiative for research to investigate how to get kids to eat more vegetables.

  3. Vickner and Colleagues Awarded a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant for Work on Sustainable Management of Grape Root Borer in Commercial Vineyards

    Aug 22, 2012

  4. Irwin receives grant from National Science Foundation

    Sep 6, 2011

    Elena Irwin received a new competitive grants award from the National Science Foundation to develop new spatial dynamic models of urbanization and land use change. The two-year research project is joint with Yong Chen, former AEDE graduate student and now assistant professor at Oregon State University, and Ciriyam Jayaprakash, Professor of Physics, Ohio State University.