News and Updates
The Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) announced the recipients of its 2014 Collaborative Research Grants this week, and the University of Rhode Island researchers are partners on all six funded projects.
A public-private partnership born out of the University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics (iCubed) has resulted in a new web-based tool designed to help manufacturers of protein-based therapeutics improve the safety of their manufacturing processes, avoiding problems that caused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to suspend a clinical trial in 2012.
URI engineering students win national FAA competition with design of airport collision avoidance system
Maneuvering airplanes around a runway is a delicate process, and sometimes wingtips collide. When that happens, plans suffer costly damage and safety is compromised. A reliable and cost-effective solution has long vexed the Federal Aviation Administration.
Yoga teachers in Southeastern New England wishing to bring their classes for an overnight yoga and meditation retreat now have the ideal setting: the Whispering Pines Conference Center at the University of Rhode Island’s W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich.
Researchers at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography are among several Rhode Island groups awarded federal funds for projects to make the state more resilient to flooding and erosion caused by storms and sea level rise.
A University of Rhode Island-based initiative that has successfully expanded biomedical research capacity at nearly all of Rhode Island’s universities and colleges has been awarded another $18.8 million in federal funding to expand the program over the next five years.
The University of Rhode Island appointed Ashaway, R.I. resident Kimberly Washor the first director of URI’s new Center for Career and Experiential Learning.
The University of Rhode Island will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking today at 2 p.m. to mark the beginning of construction on a $68 million Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences. The Center is viewed as a key component in further strengthening the University’s leadership position in the health and life sciences and important to building […]
Researchers from the University of Rhode Island are championing a recent breakthrough in the laboratory with hopes it could lead to a vaccine against the pathogen responsible for stomach cancer and to therapeutics for inflammatory diseases.
The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography will bring together marine architects, boat designers and builders, and the operators of research and commercial vessels April 8 and 9 to discuss strategies for promoting the environmental sustainability of boats and ports.
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