Category: Global Citizens


Iowa State University is part of a new collaborative center to demonstrate the societal impacts of research

By Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University is a partner in the collaborative and innovative Center for Advancing the Societal Impacts of Research. Called the ARIS Center, this effort is housed at the University of Missouri and is funded by a $5.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The ARIS Center will work with scientists and engagement…


Iowa State named partner institution in prestigious international grant award

By Paula Van Brocklin, Office of the Vice President for Research

More than 20 international partner institutions, including Iowa State University, have been awarded a seven-year, $2.5 million partnership grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for the project, “Appraising risk, past and present: Interrogating historical data to enhance understanding of environmental crises in the Indian Ocean World.” McGill University’s Indian…

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Iowa State researchers awarded NSF grant to study ‘shrink-smart’ communities in Iowa

By Iowa State University News Service

AMES, Iowa — Why do some small communities still thrive as they lose population, and what can other shrinking communities learn from them to protect residents’ quality of life? Iowa State University researchers have received a one-year, $100,000 National Science Foundation planning grant to study “shrink-smart” communities in Iowa and develop tools to help all small and shrinking…