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Professor Awarded NSF Grant for Songbird Research
SHU News (2008)
  • Barbara J. Pierce, Sacred Heart University
Dr. Barbara Pierce of the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University, in collaboration with Dr. Scott McWilliams of the Department of Natural Resources Science at the University of Rhode Island (URI), has been awarded a $420,000 grant from the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Dr. Pierce’s portion of the grant is a $110,000 sub-award to conduct research examining the interactive effects of dietary fatty acids and antioxidants on diet choices, metabolism, and exercise performance of migratory songbirds.
Publication Date
April, 2008
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Sacred Heart University (2008). Professor Awarded NSF Grant for Songbird Research. SHU News site. Retrieved from