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Landmark study on adolescent brain development begins

Sept. 12, 2016

CU Boulder researchers will play a key role in a landmark national study of brain development and child health in the United States.

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Early Career/Junior Investigator workshop

Sept. 12, 2016

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) invites new and junior faculty to a panel discussion on several sponsored programs – including NSF, DoD and NASA – designed for researchers beginning their career. Previous young investigator winners from a variety of sponsored programs will discuss their successful experiences. RSVP by Sept. 15.

Student presents at 2015 New Venture Challenge

CU Boulder New Venture Challenge kicks off Sept. 21

Sept. 12, 2016

Organizers of the University of Colorado Boulder’s ninth annual New Venture Challenge anticipate a packed house for the program’s kickoff later this month. The popular program, which is open to the entire campus community and progresses through a series of events and workshops throughout the school year, fosters budding entrepreneurs.

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Western Water Assessment uses seed grant money to develop usable science program

Sept. 8, 2016

Students are working toward "usable science," a transformational way to connect scientists with the people their research serves.

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Help CU Boulder researchers test a 'fitness tracker' for the brain

Sept. 7, 2016

Ever caught yourself daydreaming of your next vacation or an old memory? Do you wonder what your idle thoughts throughout the day actually mean? If so, scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder have a free smartphone app that might help shed more light on how and why the mind wanders.

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Feeling heavy, light, or about right? Research finds genes may be to blame

Aug. 31, 2016

It turns out that not just social environments, but also genes inherited from our parents can play a role in how we perceive our own weight status, whether we feel heavy, light, or about right. And this genetic aspect is especially true for females, found a new first-of-its-kind study led by CU Boulder.