March 26, 2024 - IU Research Impact

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IU launches staff Research Innovator Career Track

IU is launching a new career track to attract and retain top diverse talent to engage in research at the university. Supporting specialized staff with deep experience from industry, government and nonprofits, the new career track will focus almost exclusively on research and creative activities and will help achieve IU 2030 Strategic Plan goals.

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New lung cancer center to expand research, treatment

To advance discoveries related to lung cancer prevention, detection and treatment, the IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center will expand its lung cancer research through a transformative $20 million gift that will establish the Tom and Julie Wood Center for Lung Cancer Research.

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Protecting the planet

Working to protect ecosystems across the globe, the IU Midwest Center for Biodiversity has multiple projects underway such as studying the impacts of artificial light at night on bird breeding and migration to understanding Andean flamingo vulnerability and resilience.

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