Dartmouth Engineering professor selected to direct new Brazilian biofuels lab

Lee Lynd , the Queneau Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth, will be the founding director of the new Advanced Second Generation (A2G) Biofuel Laboratory located at the University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil. The lab’s mission is to develop…

$1M NIGMS grant gives students at Lewis Katz School of Medicine chance at early success

(Philadelphia, PA) – Rapid evolution in the field of biomedical research demands well-trained scientists. Adapting biomedical research training programs to keep up with the increasingly complex and interdisciplinary nature of the field, however, presents complex challenges for higher-education institutions. The…

Mary Foltz awarded Mellon/ACLS Scholars and Society Fellowship to Expand LGBTQ Archive

Lehigh University’s Mary Foltz will serve as a scholar-in-residence at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, where she will work with the center’s Lehigh Valley LGBT Community Archive and lead public humanities initiatives.

LSU Health New Orleans Nursing awarded $1.25M for mental health for underserved

New Orleans, LA – The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing a $1.25 million grant over five years to improve access to mental and behavioral health care. The funding will increase…

CWRU researcher secures $1.2M to develop MS diagnostic tests

CLEVELAND–Case Western Reserve University researcher Farren Briggs was awarded $1.2 million over three years from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health to identify biomarkers to improve the diagnoses of multiple sclerosis…

ORNL names new Innovation Crossroads cohort of entrepreneurs

Six science and technology innovators from across the United States will join the fifth cohort of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads program in June. As the Southeast’s only research and development program for entrepreneurs based at a U.S. Department…

Computer vision: TU Graz researchers define new state of the art

Our visual cortex can capture images and recognize objects in a fraction of a second, even if they are barely visible or only fragmentary. One reason for this fantastic peak performance is the highly efficient hierarchical layer architecture of the…

UTSA School of Data Science receives $1 million from Frost Bank for emerging research

MAY 27, 2021 — Frost Bank has committed $1 million to the UTSA School of Data Science (SDS). The gift establishes the Frost Excellence Fund endowment, which will support research-enhancing activities such as graduate research fellowships, undergraduate research activities and…

OIST and Beyond Next Ventures tie in a new innovation hub

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (“OIST”) and Beyond Next Ventures (“BNV”) announced on May 25 a new partnership to invest in deep-tech startups and develop the innovation ecosystem in Okinawa. “Today is a happy day for…

Colorado School of Public Health receives grant to address kidney disease among women in Guatemala

The three-year K01 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences provides support to examine the environmental determinants of kidney injury in female sugarcane workers and female community members in Guatemala

New research will unveil the future for natural preservation of food products

With a grant of DKK 10 million from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, researchers from Aarhus University are aiming to find out how best to use naturally occurring compounds to preserve food.

New nonprofit boosts Research4Life’s mission in lower- and middle-income countries

Wilmington, DC, April 22, 2021 – Friends of Research4Life , a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in the United States, was launched to support the critical mission of the Research4Life partnership to enable full participation in the global information environment. Organizations…