A Swansea-led team will be examining how best to integrate renewable energy sources into the UK power grid, helping to cut carbon emissions, thanks to a new £244,000 research award.
Five researchers have been named winners of the 2020 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for their research in engineering, innovation and technology.
Annual prize recognizes work by an early-career researcher in the area of supramolecular chemistry.
Neuroscientist Antoine Groneberg's innovative depiction of zebrafish brain development has won Science's latest annual 'Dance Your Ph.D.' prize. A dancer since she was young, Groneberg taught students jazz dance and modern swing as a side job while pursuing a doctorate in neuroscience at Champalimaud Research in Lisbon, Portugal. When she heard about Science's unusual contest, it seemed a natural fit. "Science and dance have always been my passions," says Groneberg, who is now a postdoc at the university hospsital Charitie Berlin.
Argonne scientists won a 2019 R&D 100 award for collaborating with Kairos Power to create software that simulates entire nuclear power plants.
The National Academy of Inventors has named four University of Houston faculty members to its 2020 class of NAI Senior Members, who are recognized as rising stars in their fields.
The National Pancreatic Foundation's National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer designation is earned by hospitals that demonstrate the multi-disciplinary approach, social support and advanced research resources needed to treat this devastating disease.
ASU's Stephanie Gil is one of 126 winners of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship. Her computer science research discovers how teams of robots can be coordinated to support emergency services, such as search and rescue.
Two chemists from the University of Houston have been chosen as 2020 Sloan Research Fellows, an honor that recognizes outstanding early-career faculty selected for their potential to revolutionize their fields of study.
Three New York University faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.