UI study highlights value of instructing men to focus on women’s nonverbal cues when gauging sexual interest
More stringent state policies on lighting could reduce farm vehicle traffic accidents by more than half
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2017 Internal Funding Initiatives. These programs encourage leading edge scholarship, creative activities and interdisciplinary research. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, December 1, 2016.
University of Iowa faculty interested in learning how to translate their research into a device, service, or business are invited to apply to the UI’s Faculty Innovators Workshop, a four-week version of the UI Venture School designed to help participants develop marketable ideas and accelerate the startup process.
The next cohort starts Oct. 25, and workshop sessions run from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 9, and Nov. 15 in Room 1459 of the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building.
Marc Edwards, Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and an expert on water treatment and corrosion, will present the Richard L. Valentine Distinguished Lecture, titled "The Flint Michigan Water Crisis: Miracle or Disaster?", from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27, in W10 Pappajohn Business Building.