In March, Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small travelled to Glasgow, Scotland to visit the University of Strathclyde, where she met with research partners and toured the facilities, including Strathclyde’s new Technology and Innovation Centre. Vice Chancellor Small and Sir Jim McDonald, Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]
In the world of university entrepreneurship, it can be tough to transition from “good idea” to successfully forming a company or licensing a technology. This is especially true in the hard sciences such as physics, engineering, chemistry, biology, and geology—areas in which the researchers who understand the technology have no real concept of who or […]
Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge! The Nobel Science Challenge Award Ceremony was held Wednesday February 29th 2012, at CUNY’s 80th Street Central Office, where the grand prize was awarded to Viacheslav Manichev, a junior at Hunter College. The CUNY Nobel Science Challenge was created by Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Gillian […]
Introducing the 2012 winners of the CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering. This award, supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation,is designed to advance the research programs of research-intensive, early career, science and engineering faculty at CUNY through boosting their research productivity and accelerating their ability to attract significant […]
Congratulations to the 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award winners! In addition to the NSF monetary award, the winners will receive a 10% supplement (up to $50,000) from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. In total, 28 proposals were submitted from 10 CUNY colleges. The following faculty […]
On January 5, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research—as part of its Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) program—held a grant-writing workshop entitled Building the Foundations for Pedagogical Research at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. The one-day event was designed to provide practical information and guidance for community college faculty as […]
On September 9, 2011, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research hosted a University-wide townhall meeting to discuss the restructuring of the, CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)that would be rolled-out in November 2011. After opening remarks by Vice Chancellor Gillian Small, Dr. Jeffrey Cohen, CEO of HRP Consulting Group, provided an overview of […]
On September 22, 2011 the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research held a roundtable discussion as part of its ongoing Women in Science programming. The event brought together notable women scholars and administrators from across CUNY to address the topic of Negotiating a Successful Academic Career.
Vice Chancellor Gillian Small discusses past summer and upcoming fall events.
Construction of the ASRC and the new CCNY Science Building continues on schedule with both buildings fully framed. As a means of enhancing faculty communication and research efforts in the flagship areas of the ASRC (Photonics, Environmental Sciences, Structural Biology, Neuroscience, and Nanoscience), the CUNY Research Office has begun a series of thematic workshops dedicated to each of these areas.