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URI names director of Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The University of Rhode Island has named Christian Cowan the director of Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership, effective August 4.

URI researchers are partners on all six grants awarded to foster collaboration in Rhode Island

URI researchers are partners on all six grants awarded to foster collaboration in Rhode Island

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.

New immunogenicity analysis tool emerges from URI-Dartmouth-EpiVax Collaboration

New immunogenicity analysis tool emerges from URI-Dartmouth-EpiVax Collaboration

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.

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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.

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URI Alton Jones Campus creates studio for yoga, mediation retreats

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.

URI researchers win post-Sandy grants to foster a storm-ready Rhode Island

URI researchers win post-Sandy grants to foster a storm-ready Rhode Island

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.

URI awarded nearly $19 million to expand biomedical research capacity in RI

URI awarded nearly $19 million to expand biomedical research capacity in RI

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.

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URI names director of new Center for Career and Experiential Education

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.

RIMES changes name to Polaris MEP to highlight growth services for area manufacturers

RIMES changes name to Polaris MEP to highlight growth services for area manufacturers

The Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service, a long-time service provider to the state’s manufacturing community, has been renamed Polaris Manufacturing Extension Program, a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research Foundation.

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URI to hold cermonial groundbreaking for new Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences

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 […]

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