Articles from August 2021

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Short course series introduces faculty and staff to research commercialization

The University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) is launching a series of free online courses this fall to walk faculty, post-docs, and staff through the process of translating research and scholarship into commercial products and services. The four, live, real-time 90-minute sessions will be offered via Zoom from 3-4:30 p.m. every other month, with registration through the UI Self Service My...
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Nominate an outstanding researcher or scholar for downtown banner campaign

The University of Iowa community is invited to nominate exemplary undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers and scholars for the 2022 Dare to Discover downtown banner campaign. For campus visitors and locals alike, the Dare to Discover campaign seeks showcase the breadth of research, innovation, and creative works generated by researchers and scholars at the...
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AHI proposals are due by October 5

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is accepting applications for the fall 2021 Arts and Humanities Initiative (AHI) program. This program encourages leading edge scholarship, creative activities, and interdisciplinary research. The application deadline is Tuesday, October 5, 2021. At the time of application, all UI personnel in the arts and humanities disciplines who are tenure...
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UI State Hygienic Lab plays critical role in monitoring air quality for Iowans

You’ve probably heard about the outdoor air quality alerts in Iowa over the last few weeks, but do you know how the data that drives the alerts is collected? The University of Iowa State Hygienic Lab (SHL) operates a network of monitors around the state to understand the potential impact that the ambient air quality could have on the citizens of Iowa. Through a contract with the Iowa Department of...
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Registration is open for Alan Alda Center communications workshop

University of Iowa faculty are invited to register for a virtual communications workshop by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.