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UI and WSU Receive Grant to Help Communities Prepare for, Recover from Wildfires
Posted: Monday, August 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 24, 2015 — More than 6,000 fires have burned more than 1 million acres in the Northwest so far in 2015, with experts predicting continuing severe wildfires in coming years.  To help Northwest communities prepare for the future, University of Idaho and Washington State University researchers are studying ways to increase communities’ ability to withstand...
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UI and Partners Earn $22.5 Million to Continue Study of Evolution in Action
Posted: Wednesday, August 12
The University of Idaho, along with four other universities, has received a new $22.5 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to continue studies in real-time evolution.  This new award brings total funding for this project to $47.5 million from 2010 to 2020. The funding supports students and faculty in projects as varied as developing cooperating robots, understanding ...
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UI Names New Program Head for Bioregional Planning and Community Design
Posted: Wednesday, July 29
 The University of Idaho is pleased to announce Jaap Vos has been named the program head for Bioregional Planning and Community Design (BIOP). His first day was July 20. Vos joins UI’s Urban Design Center (UDC) in Boise after serving as the director of Community and Regional Planning at Boise State University before its cancellation in 2015. He has a doctorate in regional planning fro...
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UI Researcher’s Work Reveals Pattern in Earth’s Copper Deposits
Posted: Monday, May 11
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 11, 2015 – About 75 percent of the world’s copper comes from porphyry copper deposits. A new study from the University of Idaho and the University of Michigan unearths how these economically valuable deposits are distributed around the world. The research, published today in Nature Geosciences online, indicates that climate helps drive the erosion process tha...
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Science | Geological Sciences | Research | News Release | Brian Yanites
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UI Faculty Bring in $500,000 for Research of Evolution in Action
Posted: Wednesday, May 6
University of Idaho faculty members in the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) have been awarded $500,424 this year in new competitive grants as part of the National Science Foundation’s BEACON Science and Technology Center on Evolution in Action. These funds will support 10 projects involving 11 UI faculty members, 10 graduate students, four undergraduates and two...
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UI Receives $10.6 Million Grant from National Institutes of Health
Posted: Wednesday, April 15
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Idaho nearly $10.6 million to support the university’s new Center for Modeling Complex Interactions, which will build UI’s research capabilities and expertise in the area of collaborative modeling. The center will focus its efforts on using mathematical, statistical and molecular models to address biomedical research quest...
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Experience Student Research at Innovation Showcase
Posted: Tuesday, April 14
MOSCOW, Idaho – April 14, 2015 – The University of Idaho’s annual Innovation Showcase gives members of the campus and local communities the opportunity to learn about student research — from floating wind turbines and motorcycle clubs in the American West to how to translate Olympic athlete goal-setting models to help college students succeed. This year’s showcase wi...
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College of Graduate Studies | Research | News Release
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UI Grad Student Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship
Posted: Monday, April 6
University of Idaho student Thomas M. Linscott has been selected as a recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Three more UI students received honorable mentions through the program. This year, the NSF is awarding fellowships to 2,000 individuals from among 16,500 applicants. Awardees represent a diverse group of scientific disciplines and come from ...
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