Extramural Funded Grants

British Petroleum via Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine: Grant subcontract under the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (2013-14). Environmental Literacy in Marine Science and the Health Impact of Pollution , Ramkissoon, I. & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. Funded: $ 120, 354.

American Speech Language Hearing Association: Grant Program for Projects on Multicultural Activities (2013). Addressing the needs of children with limited English proficiency during speech recognition threshold evaluation: Ramkissoon, I. Funded: $ 10, 717.

University of Oldenburg, Germany: EU/EFRE project HurDig – Network for Multilingual Hearing and Speech Intelligibility Diagnostics (2013-14). Validation of the American English Matrix Sentence Test: Ramkissoon, I. Funded: $1, 300.

Intramural Funded Grants

University of South Alabama, University Committee Undergraduate Research (2012). Does exposure to secondhand smoke affect auditory function in young adults? Batavia, M. & Ramkissoon, I. Funded: $2 500.

University of South Alabama, Faculty Development Council (2012). Does exposure to secondhand smoke affect central auditory function in young adults? Ramkissoon, I. Funded: $3 507.

University of South Alabama, Research Council (2006). Effects of Smoking and Advanced Age on the AMLR using Tone Burst Stimuli, Ramkissoon, I. Funded: $ 5, 000.

University of Illinois (UIUC), MJ Neer Research Fund (2004). Effects of smoking on auditory middle latency responses in older and younger adults, Chambers, R.D. & Ramkissoon. Funded: $ 2, 352.

UIUC, Graduate College Thesis Grant (2000). Speech reception thresholds for non-native speakers of English: Digit pairs vs. spondee words, Ramkissoon, I. Funded:$ 300.

UIUC, Committee on Institutional Cooperation (1999). Speech reception thresholds for non-native speakers of English: Digit pairs vs. spondee words, Proctor, A., & Ramkissoon. Funded: $ 300.

Extramural - Unfunded

American Speech Language Hearing Association: Grant Program for Projects on Multicultural Activities (2011). Learning Effective Communication Strategies. Ramkissoon, I., & Mercy Medical, $ 25,301.

National Institutes of Health (2009). Generations Institute: An Infrastructure for Research on Intergenerational Approaches to Healthy Communities, Hanks, R. (Gerontology Research Initiative), $733,354, includes Intergenerational Intervention Program for effects of Excessive Noise on Hearing, I. Ramkissoon: $ 25, 000.

National Institutes of Health R21/R33: PAR-09-057 (Oct. 2009). Stimulus Development for Evaluating Culturally Diverse Brain damaged Adults who have Communication Disorders, Dagenais, P.A., Ramkissoon, I., & Evans, K.J. $ 969, 803.

National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program ( 2007). Multicultural and Aging issues pertinent to Clinical Audiology, Ramkissoon, I. $ 15, 458.

Intramural - Unfunded

USA, University Committee on Undergraduate Research (2013). Speech Recognition Threshold (SRT) in Non-Native English Speaking Children, Vinod, S. & Ramkissoon, I. $2 500.

USA, Center for Healthy Communities Pilot Grant Application (May, 2009). Development of ethnically appropriate test materials and therapy protocols for African Americans experiencing aphasia, Dagenais, P.A., Ramkissoon, I., & Evans, K.J. $ 63, 114.

GRANTS – Travel

USA, President’s Special Faculty Development Award 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
ASHA, Minority Student Research Travel Grant, annual Research Symposium: 2004
ASHA, Student Research Travel Grant, annual Convention: 2004
University of Illinois, Graduate College Conference Travel Grant: 2002, 2000
Starkey Student Travel Grant, American Academy of Audiology Convention: 2000
University of Illinois, Summer Research Opportunities Program: 2000

GRANTS – Education

Institute of International Education (New York), Fellowship: $ 40, 000 1992‐1994
Natal Provincial Administration (South Africa), Fellowship: R 4, 000 1987‐1988