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07.13.2020 Featured Article

Iowa State Receives $253 Million In External Research Funding In FY2020

University Establishes New Benchmark in Federal Research Funding at $186 Million

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University received $253 million in external sponsored research funding, including a new record of $186 million in federal research funding, for the 2020 fiscal year that ended June 30, 2020. Sponsored research funding accounted for a little more than one half of the $494.7 million in total external funding the university attracted during…

07.08.2020

Research Explores How Youth Are Excluded From Public Spaces, Design Practices

By Chelsea Davis, Iowa State University News Service

America’s youth have historically been excluded from using public spaces how they want, in addition to being left out of design discussions. Including them in this process will have long-term societal benefits, according to an Iowa State University researcher. A recently published book about youth-inclusive design practices in cities includes research by Ben Shirtcliff, associate professor of landscape…

07.06.2020

OVPR Welcomes 29 Faculty to Research Collaboration Catalysts 2020-2021 Cohort

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Twenty-nine faculty members will participate in the Research Collaboration Catalysts 2020-2021 cohort, designed to train the next generation of research team leaders. The Research Collaboration Catalysts program is based on Team Science principles. Using evidence-based training, tools, and resources, participating Iowa State faculty will develop strong leadership skills and learn how to manage challenges that…

07.03.2020

10 Iowa State Researchers Receive NSF CAREER Awards

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Ten Iowa State University researchers were selected to receive Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation during the 2020 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2020. This is the largest number of Iowa State CAREER award recipients in the past five years. Considered to be the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) most…

07.01.2020

COVID-19 Seed Grants Awarded to 7 ISU Research Projects

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Iowa State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has selected seven high-impact projects to receive institutional funding through a new seed program dedicated to addressing the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Established by the OVPR in late May 2020, the COVID-19 Research Seed Grant program (CRSG) was created…

06.25.2020

Iowa State University, John Deere Collaboration Advances Research in Hybrid Manufacturing

By Nick Fetty, Iowa State University College of Engineering

Advancements are being made within the field of hybrid manufacturing because of a research collaboration between Iowa State University and John Deere. Matt Frank, a professor in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, has spent the past year working alongside researchers in John Deere’s Advanced Technology and Engineering group as part of a professional development assignment, also known…

06.18.2020

ISU Researchers Receive 2020 Barry Award to Make Strides in Bladder Cancer Treatment

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

A team of Iowa State University researchers has been selected to receive the 2020 Margaret B. Barry Cancer Research Program award to advance the efficacy of bladder cancer treatments. Administered by the Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), the Barry award is given each year to faculty or professional and…