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Transformative equipment fund awards more than $5M in new research capabilities
Jan. 24, 2023
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Six new grants to enable Princeton researchers to acquire state-of-the-art equipment or replace aging scientific instruments have been awarded through the Provost and Dean for Research Transformative Equipment Initiative.

Princeton’s technology accelerator fund celebrates 10 years of fueling innovations
Jan. 19, 2023
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Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research

The Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator Fund supports researchers who want to conduct extra studies to demonstrate that the discovery can meet a societal need. 

Two projects awarded Dean for Research Innovation Funds for New Ideas in the Social Sciences
Oct. 2, 2022

Two projects have been selected to receive support through the Dean for Research Innovation Funds for New Ideas in the Social Sciences. 

New projects funded by the Dean for Research Innovation Funds in 2022
Sept. 30, 2022

Several new projects have been selected to receive the 2022 Dean for Research Innovation Funds, which spur explorations of bold new ideas and collaborations.

Imaging technique awarded Innovation Fund for New Industrial Collaborations
Sept. 30, 2022

A new project has been awarded the Dean for Research Innovation Fund for New Industrial Collaborations:

Diamond identification using tomographic ultrasound

 

Jeroen Tromp, the Blair Professor of Geology, will explore the use of ultrasonic imaging…

Project awarded funding Innovation Fund for New Ideas in the Humanities
Sept. 30, 2022

The Dean for Research Innovation Fund for New Ideas in the Humanities was awarded in 2022 to:

Art Hx: Visualizing the medical legacies of British colonialism

Anna Arabindan-Kesson, associate professor of Art and Archaeology and African American Studies will…

Three projects awarded Innovation Funds for New Ideas in the Natural Sciences in 2022
Sept. 30, 2022

Three projects have been chosen for funding through the Dean for Research Innovation Funds for New Ideas in the Natural Sciences

What Dinosaur eggshells can teach us about forgotten ecosystems

Exploration of open ocean seaweed cultivation selected for inaugural Dean for Research fund for the Sustainability of Our Planet award
Sept. 30, 2022
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

An exploratory project to investigate the benefits of farming seaweed in the open ocean has been selected for funding.

Princeton partners with UNCF and HBCUs to expand research and innovation
May 4, 2022
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Written by Tracy Meyer, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations

Princeton University is partnering with UNCF (United Negro College Fund) and five historically Black colleges and universities to launch a groundbreaking program designed to enable research collaborations between Princeton faculty and their peers at HBCUs. 

In the initial phase, Princeton researchers and researchers from Howard…

Health, environment and imaging are focus of this year’s Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund grants
April 28, 2022
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Written by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

New research endeavors with potential benefits for health, the environment, and molecular imaging have been awarded support from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.

The…