The recipients of this year’s Research Seed Grants and Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Awards were announced at the University Awards Ceremony on May 6. In total, the Office of Vice President for Research will award more than $760,000 in research funding to 40 Brown researchers and scholars. The 2013 Seed Funds go to 24 Brown researchers involved in eight research projects. Seed awards are designed to help faculty compete more successfully for large-scale, interdisciplinary, multi-investigator grants. Investigators may propose projects with budgets up to $100,000. The Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Awards go to 17 faculty members, including five in the humanities, five in the social sciences, three in biological sciences, and four in public health. The Salomon awards were established to support excellence in scholarly work by providing funding for selected faculty research projects deemed to be of exceptional merit. Investigators may propose projects with budgets up to $15,000. A full list of recipients is available online.