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URI Research and Innovation Showcase -- April 10, 2013

Sequestration FY2013/ Information for the URI Research Community

The University of Rhode Island (URI) Intellectual Property Awards Recognition Ceremony
sponsored by the URI Research Foundation
January 30, 2013

URI Research Funding Nears $100M Annually
(Providence Business News 2-14-2013)

EpiVax creates recipe for novel vaccine approach to new flu strain

DR. ANNE S. DE GROOT and her team at EpiVax have come up with a novel way to produce a vaccine to combat what she fears may be a serious flu outbreak linked to a new strain of the virus in China.

-- Providence Business News



The Labs That Go Boom: The DHS Center of Excellence Destroys IEDs

Learning to stop bombmakers--even before an explosion goes off

The DHS Center of Excellence for Explosives, Mitigation and Response at the University of Rhode Island

The lab, run by chemist Jimmie Oxley and supported largely by the Department of Homeland Security, offers the most diverse explosives curriculum in the U.S. And many of the students who study there will advance to jobs on the front lines in the fight against criminals and terrorists.


Congressman Langevin Tours URI Biotech Program to Address Knowledge District Needs

Continuing his Rhode Island Skilled Economy (RISE) Tour, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) visited the Biotechnology Manufacturing Program at the University of Rhode Island's Feinstein Providence Campus where he attended a presentation on the program's role in growing the Knowledge District, a hub for research and economic development in key industries in downtown Providence's old Jewelry District. For more information view the video and press release below.

URI Biotech Tour -- March 23, 2012 Press Release

URI Research News

2013-04-17 - Cybersecurity workforce development to take center stage at Cybersecurity Symposium May 2 featuring national experts

2013-04-10 - URI business professor researches impact of work furloughs on state employees, paper published in prestigious psychology journal

2013-04-9 - URI receives $640,000 grant to support underrepresented students in STEM fields

2013-04-8 - URI, CRMC to develop plan to address coastal erosion, sea level rise in Rhode Island




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