Researchers develop promising metal-based compound to fight kidney cancer

September 24, 2015 | The University

Researchers developed a promising metal-based compound that destroys kidney cancer cells, while leaving normal cells unharmed. The findings may provide a new way of treating kidney cancer, opening the potential for more potent and less toxic therapies that would give cancer patients a better quality of life.

CCNY first in research expenditures for second straight year, says Washington Monthly

August 24, 2015 | City College

For the second year in row, The City College of New York has been ranked #1 in research expenditures among master’s universities by the Washington Monthly’s 2015 College Guide.

Duncan Faherty Named Inaugural Director of the GC’s Early Research Initiative

August 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Professor Duncan Faherty (GC/Queens, English/American Studies) has been named inaugural director of the Graduate Center’s new Early Research Initiative (ERI), which will provide opportunities for doctoral students to do exploratory research early in their graduate careers.

LaGuardia Students and Faculty to Present Findings at CUNY Research Scholars Program Symposium

August 13, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

The first cohort of the CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) at LaGuardia Community College has wrapped up research and presented their work at the 2015 CRSP Summer Symposium.

Fifteen students have been working under the guidance of nine faculty members at LaGuardia on various research projects throughout the last year through CRSP. The goal of the program is to encourage undergraduate participation in authentic research experiences, and to increase persistence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines within CUNY.

Guttman Students Gain Laboratory Experience in CUNY Research Program

July 20, 2015 | Guttman Community College

15 Guttman students participated in the 2014-2015 CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) that provides funded laboratory experiences for Associates degree students over a one-year period. Students must commit to being part of the program for one full academic year plus the summer. The goal of the program is to encourage undergraduate participation in authentic research […]

CUNY ASRC Nanofab Facility names its 2015-16 research scholars

July 20, 2015 | The University

Two PhD candidates from The City College of New York have been named the 2015-16 NanoFab Fellows at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Nanofabrication Facility.

Bryan Turner Receives $800K Max Planck Research Award

July 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Presidential Professor Bryan Turner (Sociology), director of the GC’s Committee for the Study of Religion, will receive the highly prestigious Max Planck Research Award for his work on secularization and modernity, focusing on social and religious pluralism.

CCNY Researchers develop eco-friendly oil spill solution

June 29, 2015 | City College

City College of New York researchers led by chemist George John have developed an eco-friendly biodegradable green “herding” agent that can be used to clean up light crude oil spills on water.

No Heavy Lift: Four Major Grants Strengthen Spinal Cord Injury Research

June 24, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The past academic year has been exceptionally rewarding for Dr. Zaghloul Ahmed, who has earned four major grants for his work in treating mobility complications due to serious spinal cord injuries. The grants, two awarded by the New York State Department of Health, one by PSC CUNY, and one by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) total nearly $850,000 toward Dr.

Summer NSF REU Awards Give Queensborough’s STEM Students Research Opportunities at Colleges and Universities around the Country

June 23, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Eight Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students at Queensborough Community College were awarded summer National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) awards this past spring and are currently conducting supervised undergraduate research this summer at prestigious non-CUNY institutions including Princeton University, SUNY Binghamton and the University of Connecticut.