Professor Thomas T. Veblen performing research in forest

Veblen to lecture on human, climate impact on forests and wildfires

April 17, 2017

Professor Thomas T. Veblen will deliver a Distinguished Research Lecture titled "Wildfire regime shifts in Patagonian-Andean forest ecosystems: Feedbacks and consequences in the face of climate and land-use changes" April 25.

2016 New Venture Challenge Championship finalists

Finalists prepare pitches for New Venture Challenge Championship

April 3, 2017

After months of brainstorming, envisioning and bringing their ideas to light, five teams have made it to the New Venture Challenge Championship, to be held Thursday, April 6.

an image of the moon

Listening in on the early universe from the far side of the moon

March 27, 2017

A University of Colorado Boulder team has entered into a five-year, $4.5-million cooperative agreement with NASA to become part of a virtual institute to pursue the construction of astronomical observatories on the moon.

RIO Bulletin

Research & Innovation Office Bulletin provides digest for research community

March 23, 2017

The new 'RIO Bulletin' is part of a streamlined communication strategy ensuring members of the CU Boulder research community can easily find critical information about research funding opportunities and related research support resources.

an illustration of arctic sea ice cover

Arctic sea ice maximum at record low for third straight year

March 22, 2017

Arctic sea ice was at a record low maximum extent for the third straight year, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA.

Scott Eustis (left), Shannon Dosemagen and Jeff Warren were part of the Public Lab response to the “Deepwater Horizon” disaster, using low-cost cameras, kites and balloons to document the BP oil spill.

CIRES director to host sneak peek of citizen science documentary series

March 20, 2017

CIRES director Waleed Abdelati hosts and narrates "The Crowd and the Cloud," a new documentary series focusing on citizen science. The series premieres Thursday, April 6.

Caroline Himes

Retirement reception to honor Himes on March 21

March 17, 2017

The Research & Innovation Office is hosting a reception on March 21 to recognize Caroline Himes, director of the Office of Industry Collaboration, who is retiring after 19 years of serving in various roles across the university.

Center for the Study of Origins team

New interdisciplinary center explores the beginnings - of everything

March 6, 2017

The new Center for the Study of Origins, a Grand Challenge initiative, provides "an interdisciplinary nexus for humanists, social scientists and natural scientists to engage in exciting and inspirational opportunities to address origins theories from a variety of perspectives," says Provost Russell Moore.

researchers flying a drone

Artists, lawyers, scientists, ethicists talk drones at March 3-4 symposium

Feb. 24, 2017

What do lawyers, military experts, poets, artists and ethicists and scientists have to say about drones? Find out at the March 3-4 “Policy, Ethics and the Future of Drones” symposium. It's free and open to the public.

researchers using an MRI scanner

MRI modeling shows how pain is all in the brain

Feb. 14, 2017

CU Boulder researchers have developed a functional MRI-based model that identifies brain activity patterns involved in varied pain experiences.