Articles from October 2017

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Deadline for CHEEC seed grant research proposals is January 15, 2018

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Faculty, staff and students of public or private colleges or universities in Iowa, and researchers and educators affiliated with Iowa state agencies may apply for seed grants from the University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination. The application deadline is January 15, 2018. Funding emphasis is on original pilot studies leading to innovative lines of environmental...
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Nominations sought for student researchers to be featured in downtown banner campaign

Monday, October 30, 2017
Banners featuring UI student researchers will be on display on the light poles throughout downtown Iowa City in early 2018.
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Get to know Interim Vice President John Keller

Monday, October 30, 2017
John Keller, dean of the Graduate College and associate provost, has been serving as interim vice president for research and economic development (OVPR&ED) since Oct. 1, 2017, replacing Dan Reed, who stepped down to focus on national research and competitiveness policy and to develop new approaches to computational science. One month into the new role he shares some initial thoughts. Taking on...

Cwiertny is new Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination director

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
University of Iowa College of Engineering Associate Professor David Cwiertny is the new director of the UI Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC). With his appointment, which took effect Oct. 15, Cwiertny succeeds CHEEC Associate Director Peter Weyer, who has served as interim director since July 2015. CHEEC, part of the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and...