Research

Va. Tech Research Spending Ranks No. 41 In Survey

Virginia Tech says its research spending ranks it in the top 5 percent of research universities and colleges in an annual survey by the National Science Foundation.

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$1.28B: University Of Michigan Top U.S. Public College In Research Spending

University of Michigan has topped its public peers in research and development spending for the third year in a row, according to the U.S. National Science Foundation.

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College Launches Research Institute Devoted To Pot

A public university located in one of California's prime pot-growing regions has formed an academic institute devoted to marijuana.

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Hatching Ideas, and Companies, by the Dozens at M.I.T.

How do you take particles in a test tube, or components in a tiny chip, and turn them into a $100 million company?

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Criticized NY University Shale Gas Center Closes

The University at Buffalo on Monday closed its seven-month-old shale gas research institute, which was under investigation by the State University Board of Trustees after a group of professors accused it of having undisclosed ties to industry.

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Flat Federal Grants Force U-M Cancer Center Researchers To Find Creative Funding Sources

As federal funds have plateaued from major research funding institutions, scientists at the University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center are facing a growing funding gap over the next five years.

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UConn Fined For Animal Welfare Violations

The University of Connecticut paid $12,429 in fines last month for animal welfare violations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday.

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NOAA Opens Weather Center In College Park

Facility at UM research park will be home to key climate prediction work

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Alabama A&M Research Institute Official Avoids Indictment On Burglary Charge

An official at the Alabama A&M Research Institute arrested for breaking into the facility has avoided a grand jury indictment of the charge.

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