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Lemann Brazil Research Fund awardees announced

March 29, 2018

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs are pleased to announce the 2018 awardees of the Lemann Brazil Research Fund.

“We had the largest and most competitive applicant pool yet in the history of the Fund,” said Rick McCullough, vice provost for research and professor of materials science and engineering. “Decisions were difficult, but we were particularly impressed by the seven proposals selected, and we are excited to see these research projects move forward.” Read more...

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New grants for climate solutions

January 31, 2018

7 winning research projects seek to address current impact, plan for future

Climate change poses two fundamental challenges for society: How will cities and regions adapt to the impact we can already see? And, how can society rapidly transform the way it now creates and consumes energy into a fully renewable clean-energy system? Read more about the 2018 Climate Change Solutions awardees...

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Applications now open for the William F. Milton Fund

January 17, 2018

As of Jan. 10, 2018 applications are being accepted for the William F. Milton Fund. The deadline for applications is April 3, 2018.

The William F. Milton Fund, established in 1924, is one of the oldest bequests made to Harvard University. Funding research projects in the fields of medicine, geography, history, and science, the winning projects must either promote the physical and material welfare and prosperity of the human race, or investigate and determine the value and importance of any discovery or invention, or assist...

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7 projects win funding for climate change solutions

March 6, 2017

Harvard grant program provides $1 million across a range of academic boundaries

Seven research projects led by scientists, historians, economists, and public health experts from five Harvard Schools will share about $1 million in the third round of grants awarded by the Climate Change Solutions Fund. This initiative, which was launched by Harvard President Drew Faust, encourages multidisciplinary research that seeks creative solutions to climate change....

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David Mooney elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016

Harvard Bioengineer recognized as a distinguished American inventor whose technologies benefit society

David Mooney, the Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and a Core Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard, has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)....

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