MAY-JUNE 2019 |

Links to upcoming events for the EVPRP, Discovery Park, IRB, Research Development, Purdue University’s 150th anniversary and Ideas Festival are included here. 

hypersonics graphicThe Institute for Global Security and Defense Innovation will host the 2019 Hypersonics Capabilities Conference from July 30 through August 1 at Purdue University.  In partnership with the National Defense Industrial Association, the vent will explore the technical foundations of hypersonic systems, the current approach to rapidly developing hypersonic capabilities, and the warfighter, policy, and acquisition perspectives to delivering a sustainable operational capability. Read more.

Apollo artJuly 20, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned spaceflight that landed on the moon. To commemorate Purdue alumnus Neil A. Armstrong’s and humanity’s first step on the lunar surface, the Purdue Archives and Special Collections presents “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil Armstrong Papers.” The exhibit opens Monday, March 18 and runs through Friday, August 16, 2019 and is free and open to the public. Contact Purdue Archives and Special Collections for hours at 765-494-2839. Read more.

Gene Kranz, flight director for Apollo 11 and Apollo 13, will present “Go or No Go: The Untold Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing” on July 18 from 3-5  p.m. in Stewart Center, Loeb Playhouse. The one-hour talk will be followed by a 30-minute audience Q&A and a light reception. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets, which will become available June 1, are required. Read more.

The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) hosts monthly training sessions for Purdue researchers on the West Lafayette campus. Upcoming dates are June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17 and November 21. All training sessions will take place the computer lab at Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G959 from 1-2 p.m. Visit the website for more information. You may also schedule an appointment or attend walk in hours by visiting the IRB website or by calling 765-494-5942.

Purdue University will be offering a graduate course this fall called Life of a Faculty Entrepreneur: Discovery, Development, Translation. The class will meet Thursday evenings from 5:30–8:20 p.m. in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. To register, sign up for ABE 62600 – CRN 21036 / TLI 62600 – CRN: 21042. Contact Mike Ladisch at or Nathalie Duval-Couetil at for more information.

Research Development’s grantsmanship workshops will return in the fall. Visit this page for archives of past events.

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