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Langone to begin MRSA research

Langone to begin MRSA research

By Darby Cook, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2014


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NYU Langone has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research on MRSA.

NYU-Poly professor receives grant for frequency band research

NYU-Poly professor receives grant for frequency band research

October 22, 2013


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Theodore Rappaport, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, and Auburn University professor Shiwen Mao received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further research the new frequency band, 60 gigahertz, which can be used for long distance outdoor and i...

NYU physicist awarded ERC grant for black hole research

NYU physicist awarded ERC grant for black hole research

October 9, 2013


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Georgi Dvali, a NYU physicist, is exploring the properties of black holes in relation to gravity with the help of a $1.5 million grant from the European Research Council. He is one of 284 researchers chosen from just over 2,400 applicants. Dvali said he and his collaborator, César Gómez, a professor a...

Stern, Yale professors team up to research solar energy

Stern, Yale professors team up to research solar energy

October 1, 2013


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Stern professor Bryan Bollinger and his colleague at Yale University, economics professor Kenneth Gillingham, are entering the third round of a project on the diffusion of solar technology. This fall, Bollinger and Gillingham will be using the $2 million three-year grant from the Department of...

NYU alumni receive MacArthur Genius Grants

NYU alumni receive MacArthur Genius Grants

By Emily Bell

September 26, 2013


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Two NYU alumni were among the 24 recipients of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowship or so-called genius grant, announced yesterday. Dancer and choreographer Kyle Abraham and organic chemist Phil Baran will each receive a $625,000 grant over a five-year timespan. The MacArthur Fellowship, which has been ...

McSilver Institute receives grant to aid mental health

McSilver Institute receives grant to aid mental health

September 19, 2013


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The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research in the NYU Silver School of Social Work received a $699,735 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to create and implement a web- and app-based support for mental health delivery within New York City child serving agencies. “The apps d...

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