Tag: research funding

Robert Clark stresses need for federal research support at National Press Club

Robert Clark stresses need for federal research support at National Press Club

July 10, 2014

Universities can help drive regional economic development and strengthen American competitiveness — but only if the federal government continues to partner with institutions and commits to provide the sustained research funding that is required to, first, discover a good idea, then “translate” it into products and services that benefit society.

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$2.9M grant enables fight vs. fatal heart disorders

$2.9M grant enables fight vs. fatal heart disorders

February 5, 2014

Called arrhythmogenic ventricular cardiomyopathies or AVCs, the disorders run in families and are frequently diagnosed in athletes.

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New Report Highlights UR Start-Ups

New Report Highlights UR Start-Ups

October 29, 2013

New ideas and technologies produced at research universities are essential to U.S. industry and its ability to compete globally.

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Restored Research Funding Requested

Restored Research Funding Requested

July 31, 2013

President Joel Seligman joined 165 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.”

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New Partnership Advances Freeform Optics

New Partnership Advances Freeform Optics

July 31, 2013

Freeform optics could transform 21st century optical science, allowing for a wider range of shapes for lenses and mirrors, which in turn may revolutionize mobile displays, LED lighting, remote sensing devices and astronomical instrumentation.

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Cancer Researchers Awarded $2M

Cancer Researchers Awarded $2M

June 25, 2013

A pair of grants from the American Cancer Society will support improving patient-centered care and communication, and researching mutations during early stages of liver cancer.

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URMC Orthopaedics Ranks No. 1 in NIH Funding

March 18, 2013

Since 2000 the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation has consistently ranked among the top five NIH-funded musculoskeletal programs in the country.

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University Helps Create New Crowdfunding Initiative for Academic Researchers

October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last year, the University provided some of the initial money to create Innovocracy, a crowdfunding platform with a twist: Innovocracy deals exclusively with academic researchers who develop products that can benefit society.

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