An Update on the Partial Federal Government Shutdown: A Letter from the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation

An Update on the Partial Federal Government Shutdown From the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation

Jan. 18, 2019

The partial federal government shutdown initiated on December 21 is now the longest such shutdown in U.S. history. While labeled a “partial” shutdown, its effects are real and growing. In spite of the many real challenges posed by the shutdown, the vast majority of the university’s work is continuing without interruption, even as we monitor and respond to specific impacts to our community.

CUbit Quantum Initiative launch fueled by seed funding, faculty hires

CUbit Quantum Initiative launch fueled by seed funding, faculty expertise

Jan. 17, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced the establishment of the CUbit (pronounced Q-bit) Quantum Initiative, a cross-campus initiative for quantum science and technology. In an early boost for the initiative, the Research & Innovation Office (RIO) also announced the awarding of $780,000 in quantum seed grants.

Register Now: Broader Impacts Workshop on Tuesday, February 5

Register Now: Broader Impacts Workshop on Tuesday, February 5

The NSF evaluates your proposal on the basis of two criteria: broader impacts and intellectual merit. Campus is overflowing with resources to help you with your broader impacts plans, efforts, and activities.

19 collaborative quantum projects awarded a total of $780,000 in seed grants

19 collaborative quantum projects awarded a total of $780,000 in seed grants

Jan. 15, 2019

The CU Boulder Research & Innovation Office, in partnership with the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences, JILA and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), announced the results of a new Quantum Explorations in Science and Technology (QuEST) funding opportunity made available...

Register Now: NSF CAREER Kickoff on Monday, January 28

Register Now: NSF CAREER Kickoff on Monday, January 28

Are you ready to submit an NSF CAREER Award proposal for the mid-July 2019 deadline? This workshop is the first step in the spring schedule leading up to one-on-one writing and proposal development coaching, and, potentially, the assembly of a supportive peer writing group.

RIO Faculty Fellows

New Research & Innovation Office Faculty Fellows to boost research and creative work leadership

Dec. 17, 2018

The Research & Innovation Office has unveiled the 2019 RIO Faculty Fellows cohort, featuring 15 of CU Boulder’s most promising rising faculty in disciplines spanning the campus. The RIO Faculty Fellows program is designed to help “collapse the campus” by cultivating a community of diverse, creative research leaders to help drive collaboration and innovation across the university.

Innovative research lands two CU Boulder affiliates in National Academy of Inventors

Innovative research lands two CU Boulder affiliates in National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 10, 2018

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) today named two members of the CU Boulder research community to its class of fellows for 2018: Alan Weimer (Chemical & Biological Engineering) and John "Jan" Hall (JILA, Physics).

Corey Neu pitching his new innovation next-generation dermal fillers

Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising ventures, including artificial muscle and dermal filler innovations

Nov. 20, 2018

Fourteen finalists pitched their innovations at the first annual Lab Venture Challenge (LVC), a funding competition run by the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and designed to help commercially-promising technologies accelerate into impactful business ventures.

 CU Boulder ranks best in world for geosciences, rises to No. 43 overall in global standings

CU Boulder ranks best in world for geosciences, rises to No. 43 overall in global standings

Nov. 19, 2018

CU Boulder is ranked No. 1 in the world for geosciences, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Global Universities standings. In the four previous years, CU Boulder held the No. 2 spot for geosciences.

Kristine M. Larson

Kristine Larson to share groundbreaking GPS work on Dec. 5 as Distinguished Research Lecturer

Nov. 13, 2018

Kristine M. Larson of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences will deliver a Distinguished Research Lecture about traditional and leading-edge applications of Global Positioning System (GPS) at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The talk will be held in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University...

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