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Posted Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:05:00 -0700Middle and high school students from across the region will learn to fly unmanned aerial vehicles during field days this month and learn about tech careers in the process. How drone flying can lead to a career is the subject of three workshops around the state this month in Moscow, Boise and Pocatello. The workshops are part of the University of Idaho’s new Idaho Drone League (I-Drone) program, which aims to provide immersive learning experiences for statewide youths. Read more
Posted Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:59:00 -0700The Office of Undergraduate Research and the Honors Program invite undergraduates from all disciplines to present their work in poster format at the 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium. The event is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the International Ballroom of the Pitman Center. Abstract submissions are due by Monday, April 2, 2018. Read more
Posted Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:14:00 -0700The UI Office of Research and Economic Development's Research and Faculty Development Team (RFDT) offers customized assistance and guidance to faculty interested in writing a proposal to the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. Read more
Posted Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:54:00 -0700The University of Idaho will host the Scientific Product Show, brought to you by Scientific Vendor Group, LLC, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the IRIC Atrium. The showcase features 14 vendors from various companies will be displaying the most up to date equipment and providing information what products they provide that can help you with your research. Door prizes available and refreshments provided. Read more
Posted Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:09:00 -0800A team of researchers from Washington State University and the University of Idaho received a $50,000 grant from the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program to organize a national conference on the compositions of bovine and human milk. Made up of experts in human nutrition, dairy science and lactation at both schools, the team will organize and lead the “Conference on Dairy Foods: Management, Production, Bioactive Compounds to Enhance Health” in November 2018 in Washington, D.C. “Understanding the factors that cause variation in the nutrient and bioactive components of bovine milk will aid in our understanding of the optimal intake of dairy products for the human consumer,” said Mark McGuire, associate dean in the U of I College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and director of the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station. Read more
Posted Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:08:00 -0800The search advisory committee and Office of Research and Economic Development Vice President Janet Nelson are pleased to announce finalists for the EPSCoR Project Director position have been selected to visit Moscow. The finalists will visit Thursday and Friday, March 8-9, 2018. As part of the visits, the university community is invited to presentations/open forums with a question and answer session to follow. The forums will be recorded and available for review following the final candidate's visit to Moscow.
Posted Thu, 01 Mar 2018 13:53:00 -0800The University of Idaho Moscow will feature the work of seven research teams involved in grant-funded work through the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 104b program on Wednesday, March 7, at the first ever Water Research Symposium. Read more
Posted Thu, 01 Mar 2018 13:45:00 -0800Disagreement is, for better or worse, pervasive in our society. Not only do we form beliefs that differ from those around us, but increasingly we have platforms and opportunities to voice those disagreements and make them public. Casey Johnson, assistant professor of philosophy in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, explores this in "Voicing Dissent: The Ethics and Epistemology of Making Disagreement Public," published in February 2018 by Routledge. The volume collects original essays from a number of prominent scholars to address how public disagreement affects what we know. Read more
Posted Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:31:00 -0800The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) Facility Committee continues to consider applications for space in the IRIC building. Faculty and staff can access application forms online. The deadline for the next round of consideration is 4 p.m. Friday, April 13. Read more
Posted Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:12:00 -0800John Matthews of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) will present a talk titled: "The Invisible Water Utility: Redefining Sustainability in a Changing Climate" from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the IRIC lobby. Thetalk will be followed by a panel discussion on "Resilient Water Management in a Climate Altered World." In addition to Matthews, panelists include College of Science researcher John Abatzoglou, College of Law Professor Barbara Cosens, and Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI) Assistant Director Mark Solomon. Light refreshments will be available. This event is sponsored by IWRRI, the NSF IGERT Water Resources Program, and the Environmental Law Society. Read more