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Physicist Awarded Vannevar Bush Fellowship by Department of Defense

Friday, May 29, 2020

The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Safety & Security Science Department of Physics

Leadership Transition in the Office of Sponsored Programs

Friday, May 29, 2020

Bob Beitle, professor of chemical engineering and associate vice chancellor for research and innovation, will serve as interim director for the office of sponsored programs.

Office of Research & Innovation Appointments Research and Innovation

Women's Giving Circle Grant Application Deadline Extended

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The deadline for applying for Women's Giving Circle grant funding has been extended by one week to June 8.

Division of University Advancement Giving Research and Innovation University Development

Device Simulates Filtering and Ion Transport Functions of Human Kidney

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Novel technology that simulates kidney function could expand, improve treatment options for patients in the final stage of renal disease.

College of Engineering Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Science Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering

Deadline Approaching for Women's Giving Circle Grant Application

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Faculty and staff are invited to apply for funding from the Women's Giving Circle by June 1 for programs and initiatives that support the campus and community.

Division of University Advancement Awards Research and Innovation University Development

Students Gain Professional Skills and Make Connections Through Blue Waters Internship Program

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Alaina Edwards and John McGarigal interned at Blue Waters, where they could develop  strong computational skills in high performance computing and advance their knowledge and skills.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Office of Research & Innovation Engineering Research and Innovation Science Department of Mathematical Sciences Department of Mechanical Engineering

Special Journal on Crisis Communication Highlights Spialek's Research

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Research by Matthew Spialek, assistant professor of communication, validates the need for an assessment of citizen disaster communication and the role it could play dealing with disasters.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research and Innovation Safety & Security Department of Communication

Animal Science Graduate Student Awarded Grant to Study Bovine Respiratory Disease in Cattle

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Jianmin Chai was awarded a grant to investigate the respiratory microbiome of beef cattle and the influences on bovine respiratory disease, using next-generation sequencing.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Research and Innovation Department of Animal Science

Simon Adar to Present 'It's Not Really Science if It's Not Reproducible' in Virtual Conference

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Simon Adar, CEO of Code Ocean, a cloud-based computational reproducibility platform, will be the keynote speaker at a videoconference at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.

Office of Research & Innovation Research and Innovation Virtual Events
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