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Philippa J. Clarke

Philippa Clarke, Susan Murphy, and Yu Xie awarded MCubed funding

PSC Honors Archive, 2012

11/28/2012

MCubed, a two-year seed-funding program is designed to encourage new multi-disciplinary work among U-M faculty. Among the 50 MCubed award-winners for 2012 (the first wave of funding) are three PSC affiliates. Philippa Clarke's project will analyze how urban-dwelling older people interact with the outside built environment to better understand how to enhance independent mobility. Susan Murphy's project will focus on the development of individualized, real-time adaptive interventions on mobile phones that will be useful in a number of behavior change areas. And the project by Yu Xie and colleagues will develop a carbon capture and storage technology that will increase CO2 sorption and desorption capacities.

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Researchers:

Philippa J. Clarke
Susan A. Murphy
Yu Xie

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