Kingsborough Community College alumnus Angelina Volkova one of 9 CUNY students awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 21, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Angelina Volkova, a Hunter College student and KCC alumnus, has won a National Science Foundation grant

City College trio named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

April 14, 2016 | City College

Andoni Mourdoukoutas, biomedical engineering senior in the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, and two recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.

CUNY Researcher and Colleagues’ Publication Chosen by Editors of American Journal of Epidemiology as One of the Best Articles Published in 2015

April 9, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

CUNY Researcher and Colleagues’ Publication Chosen by Editors of American Journal of Epidemiology as One of the Best Articles Published in 2015 Dr. C. Mary Schooling, professor at the CUNY School of Public Health, and colleagues have been honored by the editors of the American Journal of Epidemiology.  Their article,  “Evaluation of moderate alcohol use […]

Kickstarting Innovative Nutrition Research

April 1, 2016 | The University

Since 2012, the Academy’s Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science has awarded research grants to scientists whose work focuses on filling in gaps in knowledge and evidence in the field of nutrition science. By helping to fill out the scientific community’s understanding, these grants aim to drive evidence-based changes to policy and practice impacting public health around the globe.

CUNY Researchers Awarded a Grant from the Society of Family Planning

April 1, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

Drs. Heidi Jones, Diana Romero, Lynn Roberts, and Meredith Manze, all faculty at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, were recently awarded a $75,000 grant from the Society of Family Planning. The grant looks at client and provider perspectives on reproductive intention screening during the primary care encounter, using a reproductive justice […]

Men Using Daily HIV Prevention Drug Report High Levels of Adherence Research being presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting

March 30, 2016 | The University

A study of more than 1,000 gay and bisexual men currently prescribed a daily HIV prevention drug showed high levels of medication adherence.

CCNY research team in molecular breakthrough

March 14, 2016 | City College

Reducing a barrier that generally hinders the easy generation of new molecules, a team led by City College of New York chemist Mahesh K. Lakshman has devised a method to cleave generally inert bonds to allow the formation of new ones. The study is the cover story in the journal ACS Catalysis published by the American Chemical Society.

CCNY’s Václav Paris receives NEH award for book research

March 11, 2016 | City College

Thanks to a 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities award, Václav Paris, assistant professor of English at The City College of New York, is spending this semester working on a book on early 20th-century modernist prose.

Baruch College Professor Earns Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award for Research in Finland

March 1, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College Professor Aloke (Al) Ghosh has earned a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award for research in Finland and other European countries.

Cannabis Use Linked to Increased Alcohol Use Disorders According to Just-Published Research by Queens College Professor

February 26, 2016 | Queens College

With the growing legalization of medical marijuana, some brand-new research on cannabis might be of particular interest to the public.

President Obama Awards CSI Prof Dan McCloskey with Nation’s Highest Honor for Early Career Researchers

February 24, 2016 | College of Staten Island

President Barack Obama named College of Staten Island (CSI) Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Daniel McCloskey a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, granting him the U.S. government’s highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.

CUNY and the NYC Health Dept. Offer Researchers New Data and Biospecimen Resource

February 12, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

As part of a partnership dedicated to advancing urban health research, the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy and NYC Department of Health have released new population health data from the 2013-2014 NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES). The NYC HANES website now contains direct access to analytic datasets, codebooks, sample […]

Bacterial research by campus scientists could impact agriculture

February 8, 2016 | The University

A group of campus scientists took a leap forward in the bioengineering field by redesigning a bacterial nanocompartment that can facilitate chemical reactions and could have substantial effects on the field of agriculture.

Lehman Marine Research Director Receives Award for Lifetime Dedication to Urban Waterways

December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

Dr. Joseph Rachlin, Lehman’s director of the Laboratory for Marine and Estuarine Research and interim associate provost and dean for research, was honored on November 7th with the “Great Work Award” for his nearly five decades of restoration work and research on the Bronx, Sawmill, Hudson and East Rivers. He is a professor in the Biological Sciences department.