As part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen the university's culture of laboratory and research safety, the U-M Office of Research and the Department of Environment, Health & Safety have launched a new campaign to boost awareness and effectiveness of safety practices.
Rebecca M. Cunningham has been appointed associate vice president for research-health sciences in the University of Michigan Office of Research. Her three-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective May 1.
The Office of Research will recognize six University of Michigan staff members for their outstanding research service.
The U-M Office of Research is now accepting nominations from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses for the annual Research Administrator Recognition Award and for the newly created Research Technical Staff Recognition Award, which will honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.
Michigan, Ohio and Indiana make up the most industrialized region of the country, but these three states have lost more than 200,000 manufacturing jobs over the last decade.
Meanwhile, U.S. manufacturing imports have grown by more than $500 billion.
Nicholas Wigginton has been appointed assistant vice president for research–research initiatives in the University of Michigan Office of Research, effective Nov. 1.
The University of Michigan on Thursday launched the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, a new research program that draws on experts from a wide range of faculty and students across campus, Michigan Athletics and industry partners to optimize physical performance and health for athletes and exercisers of all ages and abilities.
William Greer has been appointed to the newly created position of assistant vice president for research — animal program compliance oversight, in the University of Michigan Office of Research.
Stephanie J. Rowley has been appointed associate vice president for research — social sciences and humanities in the U-M Office of Research by Vice President for Research Jack Hu.
The three-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1.
The Office of Research will recognize four U-M staff members for outstanding research service.
The Office of Research has announced that James R. Sayer has been appointed director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute.
Huei Peng has been named director of U-M's Mobility Transformation Center, an interdisciplinary research unit of the U-M Office of Research, and Carrie Morton has been appointed deputy director of the MTC.
S. Jack Hu has been appointed vice president for research at the University of Michigan. His three-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
The University of Michigan is taking the next step toward promoting a culture of safety in academic laboratories and research across campus by establishing a standardized policy for laboratory safety.
President Mark Schlissel has initiated the selection and appointment process to fill the position of vice president for research.
S. Jack Hu has served as interim vice president for research since January 2014.
Research at the University of Michigan has a whole new look.
U-M has begun to implement new federal regulations for the oversight of federally funded research projects.
The new regulations, which were issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, took effect in December, but organizations are allowed to phase them in gradually, which the university is doing over the next two years.
The Office of Research will recognize two U-M staff members for outstanding research service.
The total volume of research at the University of Michigan was $1.31 billion in the fiscal year that closed June 30, 2014, just less than the record high of $1.33 billion from the previous year.
To boost awareness of the excitement, value, and impact of U-M research, the Office of Research has launched a new online digest that summarizes key research news and trends from across U-M for a broad range of audiences.