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The CUNY ASRC Featured in Nature Nanotechnology

September 16, 2016 | News

Rein Ulijn the Director of the Nanoscience Initiative at CUNY Advanced Science Research Center and Elisa Riedo, Professor of Physics in the Nanoscience initiative at CUNY ASRC, wrote an article for the September 2016 issue of Nature Nanotechnology. In the article, they explain how nanoscience can play an important role in addressing various societal challenges, […]

A One-day Symposium on Promoting Credibility, Reproducibility and Integrity in Research

September 13, 2016 | Events

Mark your calendars! CUNY, Columbia University, and other New York City research institutions are hosting a one-day symposium at Columbia University’s Alfred Lerner Hall on December, 9, 2016. The symposium will showcase a robust discussion of reproducibility and research integrity among leading experts, high-profile journal editors, funders and researchers. The program will provide attendees with […]

New Resources Available to CUNY Researchers

August 25, 2016 | Announcements

The CUNY Office of Research is pleased to offer two new resources to the University’s research community: 1. Subscription to EurekAlert! (an online global news distribution service operated by AAAS: the American Association for the Advancement of Science) 2. Membership in the Black Rock Forest Consortium (a 3,870-acre forest and a scientific field station in […]

CSI Neuroscientist Wins Nation’s Highest Honor for Early Career Researchers

August 23, 2016 | Awards, Faculty, News

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter Daniel McCloskey, an Associate Professor of Psychology at the College of Staten Island (CSI), was named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Barack Obama on February 16, 2016—thus granting him the U.S. government’s highest award given […]

ASRC NanoFabrication Facility Expands Its User Base

August 23, 2016 | News, Research

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter The NanoFabrication Facility (NanoFab) located at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center first opened its doors to users in September 2015.  The NanoFab is a shared research space that serves students, faculty, and research staff from CUNY and outside research intuitions, government, and industrial partners. […]

Faculty Profile: Javad Shabani

August 23, 2016 | Faculty

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter Javad Shabani, a new Assistant Professor of physics at CCNY, has received Young Investigator Research awards from both the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Army Research Office for a combined grant of $800,000 over three years. Dr. Shabani’s impressive research accomplishments span […]

2016 Junior Faculty Research Award Winners

August 23, 2016 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter The CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering (J-FRASE) is an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation-funded program that aims to support and advance early career STEM faculty at CUNY. In the current round, 33 applications were received from faculty in 14 colleges and in […]

An NSF Funded & Telepresence-enabled Research Cruise for Early-Career Scientists

July 28, 2016 | Faculty, News

  Mercer R. Brugler, Professor of Biology at City Tech, and twenty-three other early-career scientists were selected to participate in a two-week oceanographic training cruise funded by the National Science Foundation. The cruise is “Intended to help these young researchers become leaders at sea and on land,” said Karl Bates, Director of Research Communications at […]

CUNY Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Strathclyde

April 22, 2016 | News, Vice Chancellor for Research

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 […]

BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GLOBAL INNOVATORS

February 27, 2014 | Announcements, News, Opportunities, Programs, Student Resources

    At the UNICEF Innovation Unit, we always talk about scale. We strive to ensure that the solutions we design for the world’s marginalized children can be replicated and adapted across geographies and contexts in order to have the greatest reach and impact. Most recently, we have applied this concept of scale to UNICEF’s […]