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Archive for 2016

You Don’t Want to Miss This Fireside Chat With Entrepreneur Steve Blank

December 19, 2016 | Events

Join us for a fireside chat with Steve Blank, creator of the Lean Startup movement and author of the bestselling books “The Startup Owner’s Manual” and “The Four Steps to the Epiphany.” Learn what inspired the Lean Startup methodology, how and why it works, and how it has changed the way successful startups are built. […]

Revolutionary Image-Guided Device Targets Brain Regions Associated with Neuropsychiatric Disorders

December 13, 2016 | News

CUNY and Soterix Medical, Inc. Announce Release of Revolutionary Image-Guided Neuromodulation Device for Targeting Brain Regions Associated with Neuropsychiatric Disorders The EEG-Guided High-Definition tES (HD-tES) system is a breakthrough in allowing identification of brain regions associated with brain disease and then delivering low-intensity electrotherapy to those targeted regions. Many neuropsychiatric disorders, such as depression and […]

Do You Have A Google Scholar Profile? You Should! Find Out how to Create One

December 13, 2016 | Announcements

Did you know that one way to increase your research’s impact is to create a Google Scholar profile? Google Scholar offers a popular way to create a profile that showcases your own papers and the citations they’ve received. It also calculates a platform-dependent h-index, which many researchers love to track (for better or for worse). […]

Apply Now! 2017 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

December 7, 2016 | Announcements, Funding

Applications for the 2017 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program are now open and are due on Friday, February 3, 2017. The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program recognizes and rewards the contributions women make in STEM fields and identifies exceptional women researchers committed to serving as role models for younger generations.  More […]

An Interdisciplinary Research & Facility Showcase at CUNY ASRC

December 7, 2016 | Events

The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center welcomed over 160 visitors to its 2016 Open House, offering researchers across disciplines an opportunity to tour the ASRC’s cutting edge core user facilities and a chance to speak with the researchers working at the building. Home to some of the most state of the art scientific instrumentation available […]

NY1 Interviews Executive Director of SRIJB About New Collaborative Research Book

December 7, 2016 | News

Adam Parris, the Executive Director of the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay, recently spoke with Clodagh McGowan of NY1 about a new book that takes lessons from Jamaica Bay to examine efforts to create cities that work with nature and climate change. The book is titled “Prospects for Resilience: Insights from New York […]

2016-2017 Airline Food Study: Learn Health Ratings, Make Healthier Choices 35,000ft in the Air & More!

December 1, 2016 | News, Research

There will more than 38 million passengers traveling during this holiday season. Knowing what are the ‘best’ and ‘worst’ choices is a valuable tool for any traveler, so Dr. Charles Platkin, the director of the NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and editor of DietDetective.com once again studied the best ‘Calorie Bargains’ and “Calorie […]

Vice Chancellor Student Affairs/Sustainable CUNY Student Sustainability Competition

November 30, 2016 | Announcements, Student Resources

Interim Vice Chancellor Christopher Rosa and University Director of Sustainability Tria Case announce the commencement of the 2016-17 CUNY Student Sustainability Competition. The mission of this competition is to encourage individuals and teams of students to advance the sustainability work of the City University of New York, in partnership with faculty mentors. We seek applicants […]

STEM Events & Opportunities Happening in December

November 29, 2016 | Announcements, Funding

NYC Science Communication Careers in Medical Communications Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (Location: Room 9206, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016)NYC Science Communication is launching the first event, a panel discussion on Careers in Medical Communications. In this panel discussion, four medical writers with over […]

Dr. Ilona Kretzschmar of City College Named a 2016 AAAS Fellow!

November 21, 2016 | Announcements, Faculty

Washington D.C.— Dr. Ilona Kretzschmar of the City College of the City University of New York (CUNY) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year 391 members have been awarded this […]