Campus research and creative work to advance to “expanded work on-campus” starting July 13

Campus research and creative work to advance to “expanded work on-campus” starting July 13

July 2, 2020

Starting on Monday, July 13, CU Boulder’s research enterprise will begin transitioning to “expanded work on-campus and in the field” (Phase 2) from the current limited on-campus and field work (Phase 1).

Prestigious Internet of Things research center launching at CU Boulder

Prestigious Internet of Things research center launching at CU Boulder

June 29, 2020

CU Boulder has been selected to lead a new multi-university, industry-focused research Center on Pervasive Personalized Intelligence through the National Science Foundation. The center already has support from several global corporations.

Navigating business diversity, supporting employees in difficult times

Navigating business diversity, supporting employees in difficult times

June 23, 2020

Mass protests and a pandemic are swirling together to making 2020 one of the most difficult times to focus on work in modern history. Business leaders can help, and there are some often underappreciated tools they could be utilizing.

Mathematician on the front lines of Colorado’s coronavirus response

Mathematician on the front lines of Colorado’s coronavirus response

June 23, 2020

David Bortz, an associate professor of applied mathematics at CU Boulder, uses complex equations, or mathematical models, to tackle some of the trickiest questions in the life sciences. Today, he’s a member of Colorado’s COVID-19 Modeling Team.

To safely explore the solar system and beyond, spaceships need to go faster—nuclear-powered rockets may be the answer

To safely explore the solar system and beyond, spaceships need to go faster—nuclear-powered rockets may be the answer

June 23, 2020

An update of 50-year-old regulations has kickstarted research into the next generation of rockets, which could be the key to faster, safer exploration of space. Professor Iain Boyd shares on The Conversation.

Why developing a successful COVID-19 vaccine is only half the battle

Why developing a successful COVID-19 vaccine is only half the battle

June 23, 2020

Step 1: Create a vaccine for COVID-19. Step 2: Distribute it across the world. This second step may be even more challenging than the first, which is why CU Boulder researchers and spinoff VitriVax are focused on finding a way to get vaccines to 7.8 billion people.

Inventions keep powering CU Boulder startup formation, system leaps to No. 20 in global university patent rankings

Inventions keep powering CU Boulder startup formation, system leaps to No. 20 in global university patent rankings

June 15, 2020

The University of Colorado jumped from No. 53 to No. 20 in a recent global ranking of the top 100 universities granted U.S. utility patents for an array of inventions and innovations that can have far-reaching and positive impacts on society.

Deadline approaching: 2020–21 Distinguished Research Lectureship call for nominations

Deadline approaching: 2020–21 Distinguished Research Lectureship call for nominations

May 27, 2020

The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the faculty upon a CU Boulder colleague. Each year, the Research & Innovation Office (RIO) requests nominations and a faculty review panel recommends one or more faculty members as recipients. The deadline for nominations is Monday, June 8.

CU Boulder scientist to join the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group

CU Boulder scientist to join the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group

May 21, 2020

Bruce Jakosky, principal investigator on NASA’s MAVEN mission and associate director of LASP, is one of 28 representatives from government, industry and academia who have been appointed to serve two-year terms on the users' advisory group.

COVID-19 innovations available for licensing and partnerships

COVID-19 innovations available for licensing and partnerships

May 19, 2020

Venture Partners at CU Boulder is identifying new innovations that address problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure that COVID-19 innovations are rapidly brought to those who need them most, Venture Partners will be adopting an “Open Access” licensing strategy.

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