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October 24, 2017

Office of Research

May 10, 2017

New campaign aims to strengthen research safety at U-M

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.

April 20, 2017

Rebecca Cunningham appointed AVP for research-health sciences

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. 

January 12, 2017

Office of Research seeks nominees for staff recognition awards

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.

November 16, 2016

$1.65M grant aims to help regional manufacturers hurt by imports

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.

September 29, 2016

University launches exercise and sport science initiative

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.

April 21, 2016

Rowley appointed AVP for research — social sciences and humanities

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.

December 17, 2015

S. Jack Hu named vice president for research

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.

December 4, 2015

University announces new policy for laboratory safety

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.

March 31, 2015

New federal rules coming for research project funding

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.

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