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Ecological research, clinical trials, industry collaboration
October 2020  •  Read online

Global Nutrient Study Explores Ecosystem Change, Fuels Learning

RESEARCH & DISCOVERY

At 140 sites in 26 countries across the globe, Nutrient Network researchers are working to understand how human activities are changing grassland ecosystems.

Understanding Clinical Trials: COVID-19 & Hydroxychloroquine

VISION & IMPACT

As researchers explore treatments for COVID-19, it's important for the public to understand the difference between clinical trials and clinical care.

A New Starting Point for Industry to Engage with the U

BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY

A new online portal serves as the University's front door for companies looking to collaborate on research, license technologies, and more.

Spotting Metastasis Before it Starts

RESEARCH & DISCOVERY

A researcher has identified characteristics that separate invasive cancer cells from metastatic cells that are gearing up to spread to distant organs.

UMN App Helps First Responders Manage Compassion Fatigue

RESEARCH & DISCOVERY

The First Responder Toolkit helps professionals in high-stress roles avoid personal burnout, reduced feelings of empathy, and poorer job performance.

OTHER NEWS

UMN Develops AI Algorithm to Analyze Chest X-Rays for COVID-19

COVID-19 Negatively Impacting Well-Being, Say US Adults

UMN Launches the “Immigrants in COVID America” Project

Researchers 3D Print Unique Micro-Scale Fluid Channels Used for Medical Testing

New Global Temperature Data Will Inform Study of Climate Impacts on Health, Agriculture

US Department of Defense Awards $87.5 Million to Create a New Manufacturing Innovation Institute Sited at the UMN

EVENTS

Inclusive Innovators Forum
Friday, November 13, 2020  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CDT)
This is the first session in a series that runs through January 2021.

The Inclusive Innovators Network is a National Science Foundation-funded initiative to build the commercialization confidence, connections, and capabilities of diverse, high-potential early-career researchers. The program is seeking 15-20 All But Dissertation (ABD) doctoral candidates, postdocs/fellows, and junior faculty whose gender, race, and/or ethnicity is underrepresented in technology commercialization. The deadline to apply is Nov. 6; the program starts on Nov. 13. For more information, contact Carla Pavone, pavo0003@umn.edu.

Apply to participate in the series 

 

The ABCs of Industry Agreements
Friday, November 13, 2020  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (CDT)

Join UMN Technology Commercialization for a webinar on the ABCs of Industry Agreements. Learn how to navigate the types of agreements needed to partner with industry on sponsored research projects and find out who at the U can help.

Learn more and register to attend

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