TCR Grants

The ACR Board and Sheth Foundation are continuing to generously provide funds to support the ACR TCR grant competition. Past grants were supported by the Sheth Foundation, Association for Consumer Research, and Kellogg Foundation.

TCR Grant Receipients

Establishing a Diversity and Inclusion Engaged Marketing (DIEM) Platform to Accelerate Impact on Multicultural Marketplace Wellbeing

Eva Kipnis, University of Sheffield, UK

Lizette Vorster, Northumbria University, UK

Catherine Demangeot, IESEG School of Management, France

Samantha N. N. Cross, Iowa State University, USA

Chris Pullig, Baylor University, USA

Charles Cui, University of Westminster, UK

Cristina Galalae, University of Leicester, UK

Shauna Kearney, Birmingham City University, UK

Tana Licsandru, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Carlo Mari, University of Molise, Italy

Veronica Martin Ruiz, Iowa State University, USA

Jerome Williams, Rutgers University, USA

Amount: $2,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Building a Transitory Healthcare Consumer Space: Challenges and Tensions about Defining Patient’s

Hélène Gorge, Université de Lille, France

Melea Press, Skema Business School, France

Amount: $1,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

The Promotional Efforts of the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Well-Being of Vulnerable Consumers

Sara Baskentli, Western Washington University, USA
Samanthika Gallage, University of Nottingham, UK
Dushan Chaminda  Jayawickrama, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Uchitha Jayawickrama, Loughborough University, UK

Amount: $2,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

How Social Media Usage Influences Economically Underprivileged (versus Economically Privileged) Consumers

Dipayan Biswas, University of South Florida

Annika Abell, University of Tennessee

Amount: $2,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Unit Bias: How Common Food Marketing Tactics Can Mitigate Healthy Consumption Benefits

Brennan Davis, Cal Poly
Maura Scott, Florida State University 
My (Myla) Bui, Loyola Marymount University 
Martin Mende, Florida State University
Lane Peterson, Florida State University
Amount: $1,500.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Community Hunger Response-Ability

Martina Hutton, University of Winchester, UK
Amount: $4,000

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TCR Grant Receipients

How Meaningful Stories Enhance the Value of Associated Objects

Anne Hamby, Boise State University
Ali Tezer, HEC Montreal
Jennifer Escalas, Vanderbilt University
Amount: $1,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Hunger Task Force Mobile Market Initiative: Increasing Fruit & Vegetable Consumption among Vulnerable Consumers

Melissa G. Bublitz, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Jonathan Hansen, Hunger Task Force

Elizabeth G. Miller, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura A. Peracchio, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Cameron Perra, Hunger Task Force

Amount: $6,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Yes, I Can? Can Power Promote Eco-Friendly Behavior?

Eugene Y. Chan, Purdue University
Amount: $2,000.00

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Relationship Substitutes: How (Over) Consuming Digital Influencer Content Impacts Consumer Wellbeing

Rachel Hochstein, Florida State University
Colleen Harmeling, Florida State University
 Ela Veresiu, York University
Amount: $500

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TCR Grant Receipients

Who Bought All the Toilet Paper? Conspiracy Theorists Are More Likely to Stockpile During the COVID-19 Pandemic

(Max) Hui Bai, University of Minnesota
Amount: $2,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Fueling the Dadbod: Understanding the Snacking Behavior of Fathers, Mothers, and Non-Parents

Marina Cozac, Florida State University

Martin Mende, Florida State University

Maura L. Scott, Florida State University

Amount: $1,944.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Impact of Portrayal of Victims in Anti- Domestic Violence Campaigns

Akshaya Vijayalakshmi, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Meng-Hsien (Jenny) Lin, California State University Monterey Bay
Amount: $3,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Designing for All: Understanding Consumer Response to Inclusive Design

Vanessa M. Patrick, University of Houston 
Candice R. Hollenbeck, University of Georgia
Amount: $1,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Stigmatized Shoes: A Simulation to Reduce Stigma Against Mental Illness

Jane Machin, Ph.D., Radford University
Ann M. Mirabito, Ph.D., Baylor University 
Natalie Ross Adkins, Ph.D., Drake University 
Elizabeth Crosby, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin 
Nadine Hartig, Ph.D., Radford University 
Sarah Hastings, Ph.D., Ed.S., M.Ed. Radford University 
Paige Walters. Montgomery County Public Schools
Joshua Morriss, Peerspective 
Brett Bowker, Peerspective 
Amount: $2,000.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

How to Enhance the Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Messages in Curtailing Teen Smoking: The Role of Parenting Strategies

Zhiyong Yang, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Amount: $2000

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TCR Grant Receipients

An Intersectionality Perspective of the Experiences of Student- Consumers in Business Schools

Laurel Steinfeld, Bentley University
Wendy Hein, Birkbeck, University of London
Amount: $4,468.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Scarcity, Consumption, and Social Impact

Dr. Tânia Veludo-de-Oliveira

Dr. Edgard Barki; Fabrícia Peixoto; Adriana Arcuri; Ana Tereza de LaPedra

Institution: Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Sao Paulo School of Business Administration (EAESP/FGV)

Amount: $2,500.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

The Disposition of Self-Control Interventions for Excessive Social Media Users

Kseniia Zahrai, University of Canterbury

Ekant Veer, University of Canterbury

Amount: $2,400.00

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Available Grant

Grant: Independent Social Research Foundation for Small Groups

Information

The ISR Foundation intends to award on a competitive basis, grants providing flexible support (for instance, relief from teaching and/or administration, research and travel expenses, fieldwork and practical work) for a period of (up to) one year for the activities of a small research group. 


The awards are intended as enabling one or more short periods of face-to-face joint group work, such as workshops, working-in-pairs, or short academic visits over a period of up to one year, and must be taken up (i.e. commenced) no later than end of Dec 2021. 


Amount of award: Up to a max of 5000 GBP or 5000 Euros


Applicant Information: Scholars from within Europe are eligible to apply as Principal Investigator(s) to lead small group of 2-10 scholars (which may include graduate students). Principal applications should hold a PhD and will normally have a permanent appointment at an institution of higher education and research. Applications may be made by those whose sole or principal post is part-time equivalent. Independent scholars with an academic affiliation may also apply.


Deadline: 5pm GMT Oct 9 2020

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Available Grant

Grant: UK Research and Innovation

Information: Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Project length: Up to 18 months

Closing date: none - apply at any time

Funding: Grants will be awarded at 80% of the full economic cost (fEC) for Research Council funding, or in line with Innovate UK's funding rules. For Innovate UK funding, State Aid rules apply. Please see guidance here.

Award range: There is no specific budget for this call. We are interested in funding research of any scale that can demonstrate it will deliver impact in the project length.

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Grant Recipient Projects

TCR’s research has received significant grants to help extend its contributions to academic knowledge and impact in society at large. Read about some of our grant recipient projects.

Grant Information

Grant Recipient: Dr Eva Kipnis (Project Co-Ordinator) and Dr Ian Brittain (Co-Principal Investigators)

Source: European Union Framework 7 (Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme Programme) 2013-2018

Amount: €852,600

Topic: CARNiVAL project examining legacies of mega-events. The research focused upon all three stages of the event process (pre-event, the event itself and post-event) with a range of issues and impacts to be considered at both the micro and macro level. It considered both sporting and non-sporting events using a case study approach.

Grant Information

Grant Recipient: Dr Cornelia Pechmann (Principal Investigator) Dr James Prochaska (Co-Principal Investigator)

Source: National Institutes of Health (March 1, 2016 - March 1, 2021).

Amount: $2,577,181.00

Topic: "Social Media Technology for Treating Tobacco Addiction“. This research project, with its cutting-edge social network approaches and analyses, will examine the potential of the internet, and more specifically social media, to engage health communications for quitting smoking and preventing relapse for addiction treatment and cancer prevention. Further, the design tests the personalized benefits and treatment processes of a women-centered internet cessation intervention.

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While many of these opportunities are freely available, we encourage scholars and practitioners to become a member of the Association of Consumer Research to help continue funding our work and to obtain additional benefits.