Political psychology, biographical novels, hazard mitigation
March 2020  •  Read online

Attitudes & Identity: Center Shines Light on Voter Behavior


As the 2020 election season ramps up, the Center for the Study of Political Psychology aims to discover what’s driving voter opinions about the candidates.

Biofiction: Tweaking History to Reveal Greater Meaning


UMN Morris research into biographical novels shows how authors can speak volumes by intentionally fictionalizing aspects of a real person's life.

Planning for Disaster: Spatial Research Guides Local Governments


For 10 years, UMN Duluth spatial researchers have collaborated with local governments to help prepare for the worst that nature might throw at them.

Dementia Prevention Linked to Disposal of Pathogenic Debris


In researchers' study of 14 Western European countries, infection-fighting genes were shown to protect the populations against dementia.

Life Sciences Startups: Apply for Walleye Tank Pitch Competition


Entrepreneurs from across the state will pitch their life sciences startups to a panel of judges while competing for prizes and clinical consulting support.


Going Mobile to Stop Pathogens

CIDRAP Launches Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

Child Participation in Organized Activities Interferes with Family Meals

Watch: Research & Creative Excellence in CLA

Study Data Guides Key Transportation and Land-Use Policy Decisions

Common Bee Virus Causes Bees to Forage Prematurely


Promoting Your Research to Industry Audiences

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
McNamara Alumni Center, Discovery Nexus

This lunchtime workshop is for faculty and researchers interested in learning from UMN experts how to promote their research to industry audiences, including how to:
  • Talk about their research in an “industry friendly” way
  • Create a compelling elevator pitch that explains their idea in less than a minute
  • Connect with industry at conferences and meetings
Box lunch will be provided at 11:45 a.m. with the formal program starting at noon.

Workshop will also be live streamed via Zoom. A link to the Zoom meeting will be made available to registrants prior to the event.

Learn more and register


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