October 24, 2023 - IU Research Impact

Investing in microelectronics, national defense priorities

To accelerate innovative solutions for national security challenges, boost the U.S. microelectronics sector, and drive economic competitiveness, IU, a recognized national leader in this area, is investing $111M as part of an enhanced collaboration with NSWC Crane.

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Increasing inclusivity in STEM

With the goal of better engaging marginalized students in STEM learning and careers, an AI chatbot to assist K-12 teachers with creating more inclusive STEM lesson plans is being developed by IU’s Jeremy Price and Sunandan Chakraborty.

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Celebrating innovation

To encourage entrepreneurship at IU, the Innovation and Commercialization Office in partnership with The Mill hosted the 2023 IU Idea to Startup Pitch Competition during which three faculty-led teams were selected to receive cash awards to help launch their startup.

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Upcoming Research Events

Tuesday, October 24 • 4:15 - 5:00 p.m. • Indiana Memorial Union, Oak Room

Assistant Vice President for Arts and Humanities Research Candidate Town Hall

The search committee for the new Assistant Vice President for Arts and Humanities Research is pleased to announce that finalists will be meeting with a variety of stakeholders and also participating in town halls where students, faculty and staff can meet the candidates and ask questions.


October 27 & 28 • Indiana Memorial Union

 Great Lakes Exoplanet Area Meeting (GLEAM) 2023

 The Great Lakes Exoplanet Area Meeting has always been a beacon for the Great Lakes region's researchers passionate about exoplanets, planet formation and related disciplines. Early-career astronomers are especially encouraged to attend this year, including graduate students, postdocs and new faculty. This meeting builds upon earlier conferences hosted by Chicago, Northwestern, Michigan, and most recently in 2022, Ohio State.


Friday, November 3 • 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. • University Collections

"Take a Bite Out of Science: The Tools and Technology of Teeth!" Opening Reception

 For over 500 million years, teeth and tooth-like structures have been key tools for the health and survival of animal life. This exhibit features specimens and artifacts housed in collections from four Indiana University campuses that document the evolution of teeth and the various methods that humans have developed to keep teeth healthy.


Thursday, November 9 • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. • Maxwell Hall

Grants & Bagels Session I: Funding Research and Creative Activity in A&H

This workshop will discuss approaches to funding research and creative activity across the arts and humanities, covering major funders and strategies for success.


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