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Dara Little, assistant vice president for research and sponsored programs at NIU, has been elected to the board of directors for the Society of Research Administrators (SRA) International. SRA International is the premier global research management society providing education, professional development and the latest comprehensive information about research management to professionals from over 40 countries....
NIU Presidential Research Professor Philippe Piot in physics was appointed earlier this year to serve on the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC), which advises the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. The DOE’s Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program supports fundamental research that aims to understand, predict and ultimately control matter and energy at...
The national Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) will present NIU with two awards related to laboratory safety in July. CSHEMA supports and educates campus-based environmental, health and safety professionals to empower and improve the profession in campus environments. At its annual conference next month, CSHEMA will recognize NIU’s Jerry Blazey with the...
Cathy Cradduck, Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships, recently received the Patricia S. Siebrasse Administrative Professionals Award for Excellence. Colleagues say that during her long tenure at NIU, she has served as a model for operational efficiency and professional commitment. She started at NIU in 1989, working for Counseling and Student Development as a secretary....
On Friday, Feb. 17, the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships Principle Investigator (PI) Academy Professional Development Series will hold a session titled Doing a Good Thing Well: Research Integrity, Compliance and Safety from 2 – 4 p.m. in Altgeld 315. The session provides an overview of common compliance issues investigators face. These include navigating the requirements...
The Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships‘ Principle Investigator Academy will conduct the next session of their professional development series on Friday, Dec. 9, from 2 – 4 p.m., in Altgeld Hall 315. In this session, a panel of faculty members who have served as grant reviewers will discuss how various agencies recruit and prepare for review panels and...
Sponsored Programs Administration and the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships invite you to a presentation by Dr. Michelle Timmerman, director of the National Institutes of Health Academic Research Enhancement Award (NIH AREA) program on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 3:15 p.m., in 315 Altgeld Hall. The NIH is the largest federal funder of biomedical and...
Finding new ways to prevent and treat disease. Improving incubators for premature babies. Inventing a new type of solar cell. These are just a few of the exciting innovations of NIU faculty and staff who were honored recently during the Research and Innovation Partnerships Recognition Ceremony on campus. “We are pleased to highlight the incredible...
NIU’s PI Academy series will wrap up from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 22, with a mock NIH review panel in Altgeld Hall 315. The panel will highlight the deliberations that take place during a review session and will be led by a team of NIU investigators who have experience as peer reviewers. Professors...
Eric W. Ford
Eric W. Ford, professor and associate chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will visit NIU at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 31, to present “The Innovation Imperative: Regulation and Realities.” Strategic management, health information technologies and their combined effects on performance (both financial and population...
Phillippe Peycam
Phillippe Peycam, director of the International Institute of Asian Studies, will visit NIU at noon Wednesday, March 30, to present “Rethinking Asian Studies in the Global Perspective.” His talk takes place in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building. Sponsors include the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,...
Ian D. Walker
Ian D. Walker, a professor or electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University, will visit NIU at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, to talk on “Biologically Inspired Continuum Robots.” Walker’s presentation will take place in Room 354 of the Engineering Building. His research interests are in robotics, particularly novel manipulators and manipulation. His group is...
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