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Jul 09, 2014

UW Gets $5 Million to Create Environmental "Science Fiction"

Using a grant from the National Science Foundation, a federal government entity, UW experts and scientists have created a multimedia presentation that combines social theories, imagined scenarios, and predictions of future scientific data to contempl...

Jun 26, 2014

Conservatives Don't Deny Climate Science Because They're Ignorant. They Deny It Because of Who They Are

For many years, the US National Science Foundation, more recently with the help of the General Social Survey, has asked the public the same true or false question about evolution: "Human beings, as we know them today, developed from earlier species o...

Jul 08, 2014

Government awards €23m in grants to science projects

Funding of €23m for 40 university science projects has been unveiled by the Government through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the publicly funded research institution. The funding will go to researchers and post-graduate students in the areas of r... #Dublin, Ireland #University College Dublin #Dublin City University #Trinity College, Dublin #University College Cork #National University of Ireland, Galway #National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Jul 08, 2014

UMass President Robert Caret announces arts grants including one for theater project involving Springfield

The creative arts fund supports eight projects by UMass faculty members in the arts, humanities and social sciences at all five campuses aimed to bring new creative resources to Massachusetts communities. AMHERST –President Robert L. Caret has awarde... #Massachusetts #Springfield, MA #University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jul 03, 2014

Charging Our Wireless Gadgets While We Walk

National Science Foundation By the end of 2014, Earth will be home to more mobile electronic devices than people. Smartphones, tablets, e-readers, not to mention wearable health and fitness trackers, smart glasses and navigation devices--today's popu... #National Science Foundation #International Energy Agency #Georgia Institute of Technology

Jun 25, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Demonstrate A Driverless Future

National Science Foundation Carnegie Mellon researchers bring NSF-funded autonomous vehicle to D.C. to show promise of driverless cars In the coming decades, we will likely commute to work and explore the countryside in autonomous, or driverless, car... #Carnegie Mellon University #General Motors #Pittsburgh, PA #Pennsylvania #National Science Foundation #Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Jun 25, 2014

Stampede Supercomputer Powers Innovations In DNA Sequencing Technologies

Aaron Dubrow, National Science Foundation Aleksei Aksimentiev , a professor of physics at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, used the National Science Foundation-supported Stampede supercomputer to explore a cutting-edge method of DNA seque... #National Science Foundation #University of Illinois #Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences #Champaign, IL

Jun 25, 2014

Leadership Lessons From Science

France A. Córdova is the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), which is responsible for advancing scientific discovery and technological innovation. She previously served as chair of the Smithsonian's Board of Regents, president of Purdu... #National Science Foundation #Tom Fox #University of California, Riverside #NASA #Purdue University

Jun 24, 2014

So what are the jobs that will be in demand? We list the leading roles you need to consider

1 IT project management: You don't necessarily need a degree in IT for this, it's about communication, planning and organisation. Accounts for one in seven jobs in the industry. 2 Anthropology: The study of people can take you into almost any career ... #National Science Foundation #Tom Fox #University of California, Riverside #NASA #Purdue University

Jun 17, 2014

Maker Movement Shines Spotlight On 'Do It Yourself' Design And Manufacturing

National Science Foundation Engineering is enjoying a moment, thanks to the maker movement, a cultural phenomenon that encourages everyday citizens to design, build and create. "Making encompasses everything from electronics and robotics to woodworki... #National Science Foundation #New York Hall of Science #University of Wisconsin-Madison #University of Illinois at Chicago