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Archive for December, 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 […]