Articles from July 2018

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Joint UI, Iowa State research teams win seed grants to launch bioscience projects

Monday, July 23, 2018
AMES and IOWA CITY, Iowa – In an effort to spur greater collaboration between bioscience researchers at Iowa State University and the University of Iowa, the two schools have awarded seed grants to help investigators build teams, collect data, grow projects and win grants. This is the first year of the seed grant program supported by the Office of Research and Economic Development at Iowa and the...

Federal funding for research increases at the University of Iowa

Friday, July 13, 2018
Cross-disciplinary research and scholarship fueled by FY 2018 numbers The University of Iowa had another strong year for projects that will benefit Iowans, the country, and world thanks to an increase in federal funding for research and the number of proposals, grants, and contracts awarded in fiscal year 2018. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) granted UI medical and healthcare researchers...

Research networking series continues with a mental health speed networking event

Friday, July 13, 2018
As part of the Research Development Office’s (RDO) efforts to bring together faculty from across disciplines and grow campus connections in innovative ways, the RDO is hosting a series of speed networking events. The next topic will focus on one of the nation’s great public health crises – mental health and illness. Speed networking (similar to speed dating) is designed to expand a researcher’s...