Michael Brill Grant in Urban Communication and Environmental Design

Michael Brill Grant in Urban Communication and Environmental Design

Sponsored by the Urban Communication Foundation (UCF) and the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

The goal of this grant program is to encourage innovative research projects that provide a bridge between the fields of communication and environmental design. Named in honor of Michael Brill, architect and long-time EDRA member, for his leadership in work place environments and communication, this grant is funded by the Urban Communication Foundation and administered in conjunction with the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA). This grant supports new research or research in progress.

Amount of Award: $2500 per grant

Eligible participants must be EDRA members to apply for and receive this grant. Each complete application should include: (a) a statement or research proposal in no more than two pages describing the nature and significance of the project in relatively non-technical terms, anticipated schedule (expected completion time); plans for dissemination of the project results, and a budget, (b) an appendix of up to two pages for bibliography, photos, figures, etc. may be included, and (c) a copy of the applicant’s current CV or resume.

The 2014 award winner is Dr. Shalini Misra, Assistant Professor Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech.

For updates and inquiries about this research grant, go to the EDRA website


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