To help farmers adapt to the Midwest’s changing climate, student researcher Lana Bolin and IU researchers are studying the relationship between soil microbes and drought tolerance in crops.
Gaining real-world experience
Insects as chemical sensors
An IU discovery could provide a safer alternative to investigating chemical weapons use. Researchers found blow flies can be used as chemical sensors, particularly in the detection of chemical warfare agents.Learn more about their work
With 80 million people forcibly displaced worldwide, the partnership between humanitarian organizations and governments is essential for providing cash assistance to refugees, research from the IU Kelley School of Business found.Read more about the research
Utilizing IU technology
Finding long-term energy solutions is one of many ways IU’s world-leading super computers, Big Red 3 and Carbonate, are being put to use in service to the state of Indiana and beyond.Read about the use of IU technology
On or off?
Wearing shoes in the house is just plain gross and can bring unwanted pathogens into your home, says IU scientist Gabriel Filippelli who studies indoor contaminants.Learn more about wearing your shoes inside
IU research in the news
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- The 2022 application cycle for the "NIH New and Early-Stage Investigator Writing Cohort Program: For Researchers in the Social & Behavioral Sciences" is now open. The program is open to any IUB faculty member in a tenure track or research scientist position who qualifies for NIH New Investigator status. Applications are due April 11. More information is available online.
- IUPUI faculty can apply for Release Time for Research (RTR) funding, which
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competitive proposals for quality research and scholarly activity. More
information is available online. The deadline to apply is April 11.
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- Faculty are invited to learn more about IU’s membership in the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, a consortium of more than 75 of the world’s most recognized academic medical centers and health systems. As a member of the consortium, the IU School of Medicine will have a community of support with other prestigious institutions including a collective voice influencing change. More information is available online and faculty may attend a June meeting to learn more.
- IU Bloomington Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute's (CTSI) Retreat takes place virtually on April 26. This year's theme is "Impact of the sociology in health and wellness in times of social change." The event is free. Registration is available online.
- Mary Murphy, Herman B. Wells Endowed Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will present the 2022 Distinguished Faculty Research Award and Lecture, "Faculty as Culture Creators: The Role of Faculty Mindset in Student Success" at 3 p.m. on May 2 at the IU Cinema. The event is open to the public and can also be viewed via Zoom. More information, including registration for those attending via Zoom, is available online.
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