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Research Funding Opportunity
Posted: Tuesday, December 16
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary studies is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2015 IBEST Pilot Grant Program. This is an opportunity for faculty to obtain funds to catalyze new research initiatives on campus. The IBEST Pilot Project Grant Program will fund 1-2 grants to support pilot research on aspects of evolutionary and computational biology that are pertinen...
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Science | Biological Sciences | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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2014 Hill Undergraduate Research Fellowships Recipients
Posted: Tuesday, December 16
The 2014 fellowship winners (with projects beginning spring semester 2015) are as follows: • Alexandra Adams, Geology (Faculty mentor: Elizabeth Cassel) “Isotopic fractionation of light elements — reconstructing past elevations and drainages in east Idaho and southwest Montana” • Jonah Bartrand, Physics and Geology (Faculty mentor: Dave McIlroy) “Formation of ...
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Science | Acknowledgements
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College of Science students receive Award For Excellence
Posted: Tuesday, December 16
At a banquet last Friday hosted by the UI Alumni Association, the following College of Science students were recognized with that group’s “Award For Excellence”: • Mariah Eckwright, Mathematics • Shannon Gill, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry • Mickinzie Johnson, Biology • Skylar Penberthy, Biology • Ebenezer Jones-Mensah, Chemistry grad...
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Science | Acknowledgements
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NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium accepting applications for scholarships and fellowships!
Posted: Monday, December 15
The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium is now accepting scholarship and fellowship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. ISGC Scholarship: This scholarship is available to students entering or attending either 2- or 4-year schools in Idaho and pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math field. Maximum award over 4 years is $7,000. Deadline to apply: March 16, 2015. More info here...
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Science | Engineering | Mathematics | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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Brain Game Free Tuition Winner to Be Announced Saturday
Posted: Thursday, December 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dec. 4, 2014 – The lucky winner of a free semester of tuition and fees from the University of Idaho Science Brain Game contest will be announced at the Vandal men’s basketball team’s home game on Saturday, Dec. 6. The Brain Game offered contestants the chance to answer scientific trivia questions at UI Vandal home football games, as well as over the airwaves...
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Science | News Release
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New Mathematical Biology Undergraduate Degree Option
Posted: Thursday, December 4
The Math Department is excited to announce the new undergraduate degree option in Mathematical Biology. This applied option combines courses in mathematics and biology for a future in the growing fields of computational biology and bioinformatics. Students in this area take courses (and sometimes carry out research) at the interface of biology and math. Topics often include aspects of ecology, gen...
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Science | Biological Sciences | Mathematics | Mathematics | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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Ocean Acidification Expert to Speak at UI
Posted: Monday, October 27
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 27, 2014 – The University of Idaho College of Science welcomes ocean acidification expert Richard A. Feely to campus to present the tenth annual Robert B. And Floretta F. Austin Distinguished Lecture in Science. Feely will present “Ocean Acidification: A Global Problem with Local Impacts” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the UI College of Law Courtroom....
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Science | News Release
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Inaugural Idaho Symposium on Energy in the West Focuses on Energy Transmission and Transport
Posted: Thursday, October 16
BOISE, Idaho – Oct. 15, 2014 – The inaugural Idaho Symposium on Energy in the West, a new collaborative event series presented by the University of Idaho College of Law, the Center for Advanced Energy Studies at Idaho National Laboratories and the Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University, will be held Nov. 13-14, 2014, at the Sun Valley Inn and Conference Center in Sun Valley,...
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Science | Law | News Release
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UI Geology Professor Part of Team That Has Found Evidence of Plate Tectonics on Europa
Posted: Monday, September 8
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 7, 2014 – A University of Idaho geological sciences professor and his research partner have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter’s moon Europa – the first sign of this geologic activity on a solar system world other than Earth. The discovery appears to solve a puzzle that has perplexed planetary scientists for years. Researchers have clear vis...
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Science | Geological Sciences | Research | News Release
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UI Physics Professor Named Chair of National Planetary Sciences Organization
Posted: Thursday, August 14
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 14, 2014 – The American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) has elected University of Idaho associate professor of physics Jason Barnes its future chair. Barnes will begin his role as vice-chair in November 2014 and take the helm as chair in November 2015. The DPS counts nearly 1,200 planetary scientists and astronomers among its mem...
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Science | Physics | News Release
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