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October 18, 2018

Office of Research

October 10, 2018

Unique Mcubed research funding program begins third cycle

Millions of dollars in seed grants for bold, boundary-crossing work is available to faculty members as U-M launches the third round of Mcubed, a unique funding program that has more than tripled its investment since it launched in 2012.

August 28, 2018

Anna Stefanopoulou to serve as director of Energy Institute

Anna Stefanopoulou, a mechanical engineer with an expertise in modeling, control and optimization of internal combustion engines, batteries and fuel cells, will become director of the University of Michigan Energy Institute.

Her five-year appointment begins Sept. 1.

January 22, 2018

Campus briefs

New Taubman master degree focuses on digital and material technologies

December 11, 2017

U-M reports record corporate research expenditures in FY 2017

Corporate expenditures on existing University of Michigan research rose to $100.8 million in the past fiscal year.

The U-M Business Engagement Center reported that total corporate investment in U-M — research expenditures coupled with philanthropic contributions — rose to $142.8 million.

November 2, 2017

Office of Research seeks nominees for staff recognition awards

The U-M Office of Research is now accepting nominations from across all three campuses for our annual Research Administrator Recognition Award, and for the Research Technical Staff Recognition Award.

The awards honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.

November 1, 2017

New ranking places U-M eighth in U.S. for research output

A new ranking shows the research strength of the University of Michigan in the natural sciences, placing it in the top 10 of American institutions for producing articles in the most selective science publications.

The university placed fourth among publicly funded institutions.

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.

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