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  • Nobel laureate and Princeton physicist Philip Anderson dies at age 96

    Monday, Mar 30, 2020
    by The Office of Communications

    Philip Warren Anderson, one of the greatest theoretical physicists of the postwar era, died Sunday, March 29, at Princeton Windrows, age 96. Anderson was the Joseph Henry Professor of Physics, Emeritus, at Princeton University. His illustrious career included a Nobel Prize and fundamental contributions to understanding the nature of materials and collective phenomena more generally — from everyday items such as magnets to exotic superconductors and new forms of matter such as topologically ordered states.

  • Science in the service of humanity: Princeton joins Rutgers, NJIT to advance health-related innovations

    Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Princeton faculty and student researchers make many discoveries that have the potential to address cancer, infectious disease, autism and other development disorders, and other medical, behavioral and health challenges.

    Now, a collaboration with Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology is making it easier and faster for Princeton's medical and health-related research to reach patients and the community.

  • Princeton establishes long-term care program for retiring research monkeys

    Thursday, Dec 5, 2019
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Princeton University has entered into an agreement with Peaceable Primate Sanctuary to provide long-term housing and care for monkeys retired from biomedical research.

    Princeton partnered with Yale University to fund the construction of permanent housing for aging research monkeys at the sanctuary's 78-acre facility in Winamac, Indiana. The universities also funded a "care endowment" that will provide for the animals over their lifespans at the sanctuary.

  • Faculty Research Forum offers community, knowledge for new professors

    Monday, Oct 21, 2019
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Where can I find funding to support a new research project? Should we patent our invention? What resources are available to help publish my next book?

    These are some of the questions that newly hired faculty members — all of whom conduct research in addition to teaching — ask as they start their research programs at Princeton.

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