Italian Renaissance frescos of the gods and goddesses of air, water, fire and earth enliven the ceiling and four walls of the Room of the Elements in Florence’s famed Palazzo Vecchio, but without structural engineers’ work to preserve such historic buildings, the world could eventually lose these masterpieces.
- Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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- Thursday, Apr 18, 2019Projects that explore the role of online video platforms in generating partisan "information bubbles" and address gender-based violence in India have been chosen to receive grants from the Dean for Research Innovation Fund for New Ideas in the Social Sciences.
- Thursday, Apr 18, 2019The translation into English of a major work of African literature and an exploration into the lives of writers and artists through their book-borrowing habits in 1920-30s Paris have been chosen to receive support from the Dean for Research Innovation Funds.
- Monday, Oct 22, 2018
In an initiative to boost collaborations on subjects too new to fit into existing departments and centers, the School of Engineering and Applied Science has created a program to fund small, cross-disciplinary groups of researchers called Focused Research Teams.
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A number of innovative research projects ranging from the sciences to the arts and engineering have been granted funding through Princeton's Office of the Dean for Research.
- Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018
Three projects, each with the potential to be groundbreaking in a field of science or engineering, have been selected for funding through Princeton University's Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
- Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015Seven innovative projects have been selected to receive Princeton University's Dean for Research innovation funds, which, now in their second year, enable faculty members to pursue bold new ideas.
- Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013The University's Office of the Dean for Research will roll out this fall the first in a series of competitive "innovation funds." Three initial competitions will encourage bold research in the natural sciences, collaboration between artists and scientists or engineers, and new partnerships with industry. Initiatives to support research in the humanities and social sciences are being planned.