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—- Please note: This event is CANCELLED — The Sponsored Programs Administration is offering a workshop on writing compelling grants with special guest, Dr. Robert Porter, will take place on Friday, Nov. 4, from 1 – 4 p.m., at Altgeld Hall, room 315. Robert Porter, Ph.D., has presented grant writing workshops at leading universities and medical...
Representatives of Illinois and Wisconsin universities today presented the Champion of Science Award to Congressman Bill Foster. The award is given by the Washington, D.C.-based Science Coalition to members of Congress in recognition of their commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States at the forefront of scientific and medical discovery and...
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...
With powerful supercomputing abilities and a support team in place to help users, NIU’s new Center for Research Computing and Data (CRCD) is poised to usher in a new era of big-data scientific research on campus. Just consider some of the center’s ongoing projects: Assembling and annotating the genomes of two species of petunia. Modeling...
NIU’s Division of Research & Innovation Partnerships wants to recognize NIU faculty, staff and students who are making strides in innovation. Nominations are requested for the third annual Innovation Recognition Ceremony, which acknowledges the contributions of individuals and teams at NIU for their achievements in innovation. A select group of nominees will have the opportunity...
Kimberly A. Lawless
Kimberly A. Lawless, associate dean for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Education, will visit NIU at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, to speak on on “Developing a Scientifically Literate Citizenry Through Written Argumentation: The GlobalEd2 Project.” Her address, part of the PI Academy Mentor Speaker Series, will take place in...
Creating new knowledge about the subatomic world. Shedding light on how stress alters the response to stimulants. Discovering evidence that cities can spawn thunderstorms. Revealing the risks of traffic-generated air pollution. Faculty at any university would be proud of creating such diverse and impactful research. Amazingly, however, this is the work of NIU students in...