Articles from May 2019

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NSF issues requirement regarding findings of sexual harassment

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Under a new National Science Foundation (NSF) term and condition effective for awards issued after October 22, 2018, all awardee institutions such as the University of Iowa (UI) must notify the NSF of any finding or determination of violation of University policy related to sexual harassment, other forms of harassment, or sexual assault by Principal Investigators or Co-Principal Investigators of...

Startups and inventors aided by UI Research Foundation win funding and recognition

Thursday, May 16, 2019
If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to sees it, did it happen? And if researchers make discoveries with commercial potential but don’t protect and license their inventions, will they ever reach the market? Unlikely, says University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) Executive Director Marie Kerbeshian, who is also an assistant vice president in the Office of the Vice President for...
Discovery & Innovation award ceremony

Awards program honors university researchers and innovators

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) on Tuesday night celebrated faculty, staff, and students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of research, scholarship, innovation and mentoring. Joined by the UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) and the newest member of its organization—the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU)--OVPR...