external funding

FY2021 funding supports COVID-19 research and much more

Research related to COVID-19 continued to receive significant external funding in FY2021, but public and private support also spurred fresh explorations in the areas of medicine, the environment, math, history, the arts, and the humanities. Funding also allowed UI experts from a variety of disciplines to apply their knowledge in exciting and novel ways to support Iowa communities. [UI research...
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UI research funding sets new record in FY2021

Despite the enormous hurdles presented by the pandemic, the University of Iowa secured its highest-ever level of external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activities last year—including research contributing to the development of effective COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. The UI saw a 31% increase in public and private research dollars compared to the previous year, and a 24%...

External funding supports a wide range of research and scholarship

Research funding at the University of Iowa in Fiscal Year 2020 is helping power a wide array of investigations into everything from COVID-19 and diabetes treatments, to depression, papermaking, and the poetry of Walt Whitman. [Related: Record funding fuels research into COVID-19, writing and other areas of UI strengths] Nicholas Mohr, professor of emergency medicine, anesthesia, and epidemiology...
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Record funding fuels research into COVID-19, writing and other areas of UI strengths

In a twist on the saying about life and lemons, University of Iowa researchers have trained their collective expertise on understanding and neutralizing the dangers COVID-19 poses to human health and society even as the pandemic has kept many of them away from campus for months in the interest of health and safety. From testing novel treatments in a clinical setting, to creating unique mouse...
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Research and external funding reach highest levels in UI history

Grants and other funding that support University of Iowa research and scholarship reached an all-time high in FY19, bolstered in part by increased support from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). [Related: Record funding used to aid veterans, improve STEM education] Research funding from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, rose 7%, or $32.4 million, to $467...

Federal funding for research increases at the University of Iowa

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...
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UI external, research funding sees uptick despite challenges

Fiscal year 2017 saw an estimated 1 percent increase in both total external funding and funding that supports research and scholarship at the University of Iowa. Total external funding (which includes gift commitments and charitable grants supporting research through the UI Foundation) rose from $551.9 million in FY16 to $557.7 million in FY17. Grants and contracts that support discovery at the UI...

UI sees increase in federal support of research, scholarship in FY16

Federal support of University of Iowa research and scholarship increased 4 percent in fiscal year 2016, with substantial gains from both the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF). Federal research funding increased $8.5 million over FY15, from $231.9 million to $240.4 million. “Our researchers and scholars continue to be driven by a deep desire to understand how...