Articles from January 2018

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Applications invited to the Mellon Foundation John E. Sawyer Seminars

Thursday, January 25, 2018
The University of Iowa has been invited by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to submit one proposal for the prestigious John E. Sawyer Seminars program. The Mellon Foundation's Sawyer Seminars program was established in 1994 to provide support for collaborative research on historical and contemporary topics of major scholarly significance. The seminars, named in honor of the Foundation's long...
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Student researchers, scholars get spotlight in 2018 banner campaign

Friday, January 19, 2018
University of Iowa students spend a lot of time hitting the books, sitting in lectures, and writing papers, but in between many are also helping to answer some of life’s most important and interesting questions as researchers and scholars. To shine a light on their work, the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPR&ED) is featuring 64 students in this year’s Dare...

Webinar series will explore how to create better university-industry research partnerships

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Partnerships between university researchers and industry representatives are attractive for people on both sides, but forming effective partnerships—and taking into account sometimes differing values and interests—can make them tricky to manage. A seven-part webinar series offered by the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership will explore how to explore better research partnerships.