Past News

i-GSDI Director speaking at Resilience Conference

September 20, 2017

Responding to Complex Threats: Floods, Blackouts, and Hybrid Attacks

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Dr. Judith Monroe, CDC Foundation leader, to speak at Purdue Oct. 4

September 20, 2017

The Women’s Health Symposium organized by the Women’s Global Health Institute at Purdue will feature a community lecture given by Dr. Judith Monroe, president and CEO of the CDC Foundation.

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Purdue Profiles: Kaethe Beck

September 19, 2017

Kaethe Beck, director of operations, life sciences, in the Office of Research and Partnerships.

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Kaethe Beck - Director of Operations Life Sciences

September 19, 2017

Kaethe Beck has always been passionate about science, but after too many late nights staring into a microscope at the University of Illinois, she decided she needed a change. Still inspired by the infinite possibilities that come with research, she was determined to find a way to contribute to the advancement of science from outside the lab. Her position as director of operations, life sciences, in the Office of Research and Partnerships has allowed her to do just that.

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Dr. Judith Monroe, CDC Foundation leader, to speak at Purdue Oct. 4

September 19, 2017

The Women’s Health Symposium organized by the Women’s Global Health Institute at Purdue will feature a community lecture given by Dr. Judith Monroe, president and CEO of the CDC Foundation.

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Developing Future Leaders in Food Policy in Collaboration with Purdue University's Borlaug Summer Institute

September 19, 2017

IFPRI - Developing future leaders for agriculture research and development is key for capacity strengthening activity for reducing hunger, malnutrition, poverty, gender inequality, and practicing climate smart agriculture. Translating theoretical knowledge learned through academic courses into practical problem-solving skills is a part of capacity strengthening strategies to meet the policy and programmatic needs for economic and agricultural development. One program that develops such skills among young and upcoming leaders in the food, agriculture, and natural resource spheres is Purdue University’s U.S. Borlaug Fellows Program.

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Research seeks to improve electrical system against weather outages

September 18, 2017

Determining how to improve the resilience of power grid structures in the face of outages from severe weather events is the focus of a multidisciplinary study by Purdue professors. The project, “Towards a Resilient Grid: An Investment Prioritization Decision Framework that Integrates the Growing Risks of Severe Weather-Induced Outages,” received a $468,851 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Purdue attributes record research funding growth to faculty, facilities, partnerships

September 18, 2017

Purdue University achieved another record year of sponsored research funding, reaching $418.3 million in fiscal year 2017, topping the previous year’s record of $403 million.

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Purdue Team of Neuroscientists receives major NSF grant to study how language relates to vision in the human brain.

September 18, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Siskind, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a member of the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, and his collaborators have been awarded a $1.0M from the National Science Foundation entitled “Neuroimaging to advance computer vision, NLP, and AI".

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Research seeks to improve electrical system against weather outages

September 18, 2017

Determining how to improve the resilience of power grid structures in the face of outages from severe weather events is the focus of a multidisciplinary study by Purdue professors. The project, “Towards a Resilient Grid: An Investment Prioritization Decision Framework that Integrates the Growing Risks of Severe Weather-Induced Outages,” received a $468,851 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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