Calls for Grants

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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Available Grant

Russell Sage Pipeline Grant Competition for early-mid career scholars

Information

The Russell Sage Foundation, in collaboration with the Economic Mobility and Opportunity program at the Bill & Melinda gates Foundation, invite early- to mid-career researchers to apply to the pipeline grant competition.


The competition seeks to promote diversity in the social sciences broadly, including racial, ethnic, gender, disciplinary, institutional and geographic diversity. 


Amount of award: Tenure track assistant professors can apply for grants of up to $30,000. RSF will pair assistant professors with mentors working in the same field, and provide an honorarium for the mentors. Associate professors who have been in the rank for less than seven years are eligible for grants of up to $50,000.


Deadline: 2022 deadline forthcoming

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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

I Will Be Green for Us: When Consumers Compensate for Their Partners’ Unsustainable Behavior

Principal Investigator:
Aylin Cakanlar, Stockholm University

Co-Investigators:
Hristina Nikolova, Boston College
Gergana Y. Nenkov, Boston College
Amount: $1,500.00

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Burning out together? A study on excessive consumption in fan tribes of professional wrestling

Principal Investigator:
Nicole Ye Yang, University of Sussex

Co-Investigator:
Paolo Franco, Radboud University
Amount: $1,000.00

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An Investigation of when Brands can Benefit from an Inclusive Portrayal

Principal Investigator:
Sphurti Sewak, Florida International University
Amount: $1,000

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Understanding News Consumption and Interventions to Fight Misinformation to Protect Individual and Societal Well-Being.

Principal Investigators:

Martin Mende, Florida State University

Beth Vallen, Villanova University

Christopher Berry, Colorado State University

Valentina Ubal, Florida State University

Marina Cozac, Florida State University

Amount: $2,000

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The Suspicious Caregiver: Caregiving Decreases Perceived Truthfulness and Sharing of Persuasive Communications

Principal Investigators:
Anika Schumacher, Grenoble Ecole de Management  
Kristen Lane, Columbia Business School
Jared Watson, New York University
Amount: $1,500

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Discovering Healthy and Risky Consumption of Self-Sexualizing Women

Principal Investigator:
Dooyoung Choi, Old Dominion University
Amount: $1,500.00

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Narrative-based learning framework for healthcare professionals to improve citizen ageing and well-being

Principal Investigator:
Sonja Wendel, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Amount: $1,000.00

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Environmental Consumption Patterns in Early Motherhood: The Evolving and Diverse Notions of the Good Green Mother Identity.

Principal Investigator:
Niveen Abighannam, The University of Texas at Austin

Co-Investigator:
Lucy Atkinson, The University of Texas at Austin
Amount: $1,500.00

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The Impact of Vulnerability and Perceived Scarcity on COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance

Principal Investigators:
Amy Greiner Fehl, Georgia Gwinnett College
Stacey Finkelstein, Stony Brook University
Beatriz Pereira, Iowa State University
Amount: $2,000

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Political consumerism in conflict economies: Food sovereignty organising in the occupied Palestinian territory

Principal Investigators:
Mikko Laamanen, emlyon business school
Aurélie Bröckerhoff, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University

Co-Investigator:
Mahmoud Soliman, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University
Amount: $2,000.00

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Food well-being (FWB) during the pandemic through a virtual cooking-class community

Principal Investigator:
Elizabeth Crosby, University of Wisconsin 

Co-Investigator:
Sydney Chinchanachokchai, University of Akron

Amount: $1,500.00

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TCR Grant Receipients

Intervention to Reduce Fake News Sharing on Social Media Targeted at High School Students

Principal Investigator:
Eugene Chan, Purdue University
Amount: $1,500.00

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An Exploration into Communal Experiences of Solastalgia

Principal Investigators:
Myriam Brouard, HEC Montréal
Verena Gruber, HEC Montréal

Amount: $2,000

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“A Whiter Shade of Pale:” The Impact of Whiteness on Female Beauty Standards

Principal Investigator:
Ron Hill, THE American University

Co-Investigators:
Sarah Mady, THE American University
Charlene Dadzie, University of South Alabama
Dibyangana Biswas, University of Calcutta
Amount: $1,500.00

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Virtual Avatar and Me: The Effect of Body-Scan Virtual Avatars on Consumers’ Self-Perceptions and Well-Being

Principal Investigators:
Hyejune Park, Oklahoma State University
Adriana Petrova, Oklahoma State University
Semra Peksoz, Oklahoma State University
Amount: $1,000.00

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Turning to Food in the Face of Loneliness

Principal Investigator:
Shailendra Pratap Jain, University of Washington

Co-Investigators:
Aylin Aydinli, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Ernest Baskin, Saint Joseph’s University
Lan Nguyen Chaplin, University of Illinois at Chicago
Fang-Chi Lu, University of Melbourne
Nurit Nobel, Stockholm School of Economics
Jayati Sinha, Florida International University
Amount: $1,500.00

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Social Media & Mindfulness: From the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) Towards the Joy of Missing Out (JOMO)

Principal Investigator:
Michelle van Solt, Valparaiso University

Co-Investigators:
Steven S. Chan
Shalini Bahl, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Nelson Amaral, Ontario Tech University
Amount: $2,000

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Biosocial relations in the garden: moving beyond the middle-class consumer

Principal Investigator:
Julie Emontspool, University of Southern Denmark
Amount: $1,500.00

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The Relationship between Fashion and Style Orientation and Consumer Subjective Well-Being

Principal Investigator:
Shipra Gupta, University of Illinois Springfield

Amount: $1,000

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Healthcare in an Interconnected World: Increasing Blood Donations and Well-Being in the Social Media Era

Principal Investigator:
Riley Krotz, Texas Tech University

Amount: $1,000

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“Eew! These people eat rats and cats”: The Systematic Exclusion of Tribal Consumers in Subsistence Marketplaces.

Principal Investigators:
Srinivas Venugopal, University of Vermont
Anaka Aiyar, University of Nevada

Amount: $1,500

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TCR Grant Receipients

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Awareness of Being Nudged Results in Oppositional Changes in Self-Perceptions

Principal Investigator
Rebecca Walker Reczek, Ohio State University

Co-Investigators:
Cory Haltman, Ohio State University
Cait Lamberton, University of Pennsylvania
Amount: $1,000.00

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How Racial Discrimination Influences Consumer Adoption of Service Robots

Principal Investigators:
Yeseul Kim, University of South Florida
Dipayan Biswas, University of South Florida
Amount: $1,000

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TCR Grant Receipients

How Marketing Helps or Harms Consumers After Baby Loss

Principal Investigator:
Elizabeth Minton, University of Wyoming 

Co-Investigators:
Alexa K. Fox, The University of Akron
Carissa M. Anthony, Drexel University
Cindy Xin Wang, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Amount: $1,500.00

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External 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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