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Research funding, oak wilt, purposive behavior
 September 2021 •  Read online

External Research Funding Surges 31%, Led by COVID-Related Grants

VISION & IMPACT

UMN researchers successfully competed for a record amount of external funding last year, pushing past the $1 billion mark for the first time.

Saving Oaks: Remote Sensing Could Detect Invasive Fungus Earlier

RESEARCH & DISCOVERY

Hyperspectral imaging may provide a quicker and more accurate way to detect trees infected with oak wilt and inform efforts to stanch the disease's spread.

Research on Purpose: New Model Combines Philosophy and Science

RESEARCH & DISCOVERY

Through nearly $15 million in Templeton Foundation funding, a new international cohort program aims to explore purposive-looking behavior in living systems.

Globalization, the Bane of Traditional Languages and Skills

RESEARCH & DISCOVERY

A sizable gap in indigenous language fluency and traditional practices has opened up between teenage students and their parents in Papua New Guinea.

New Award Program Celebrates Impact of Research & Innovation

VISION & IMPACT

The new Innovation Impact Case Award celebrates work that solves challenges and benefits individuals, organizations, and communities.

OTHER NEWS

UMN Launches Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity

UMN to Host New Midwest Consortium Dedicated to Actionable Climate Science

Business Students Are Using Analytics to Fight for Food Access

Minnesota Educators, Families, and Students Agree Support is Needed for Mental Health and Deeper Engagement Statewide

Prior Exposure to Conflicting Health Information Reduces People’s Receptivity to Messages about Widely Recommended Health Behaviors

UMN Researchers Lead in Search for 1.5 Million-Year-Old Antarctic Ice to Transform Our Understanding of Earth’s Climate

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