Grant and Award Announcement
She is recognized for her exceptional contributions to understanding the formation of intestinal organoids from stem cells and for developing new analytical tools
The Living Materials Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder is scaling up the manufacture of carbon-neutral cement, as well as cement products which can slowly pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and store it.
Simon Fraser University has received $6.22 million (CAD) from the Mellon Foundation to support an effort to counter the impacts of discriminatory online misinformation and algorithms, and foster more just and equitable futures. The funding from the U.S.-based foundation will go towards a multi-faceted, multi-institutional three-year Data Fluencies Project aimed at exploring, analyzing and taking action against mis- and disinformation that threaten democracy, and undermine our ability to form complete and accurate narratives about our shared humanity.
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
A $10 million grant over four years will support further examination of a national study looking at COVID-19 vaccination safety during pregnancy and immune response pre-and post-delivery for both mom and baby.
- NIH/National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development MPRINT Hub, Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
All five hospitals of Henry Ford Health, which are equipped to treat stroke, earned Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite status for stroke care excellence from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. This top-quality achievement recognizes Henry Ford’s commitment to ensuring patients with stroke receive the most appropriate and timely treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines grounded in the latest scientific evidence.
• £118 million for critical early-stage translation of UK research to transform public services and create new businesses and jobs • Flexible funding supports UK teams to unlock the full potential of their work • The programme is in its 10th year and previous beneficiaries are now established global businesses.
- UK Research and Innovation
• Led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the programme will make vital steps towards ensuring the development and use of Artificial Intelligence is more responsible, ethical and accountable • The ‘Enabling a Responsible AI Ecosystem’ programme is delivered in partnership with the Ada Lovelace Institute, bringing together a diverse set of perspectives to tackle this complex challenge
- Arts and Humanities Research Council
Pasqal, the global leader in neutral atoms quantum computing, today announced it was named a Grand Trophy and Gold Globee award winner in the 2022 Globee Disruptor Company Awards. The award program recognizes disruptive technologies and innovative solutions that are transforming consumer experiences everywhere.
For children and young people, skin disorders can have a devastating impact on physical and mental wellbeing, yet effective treatments are few and far between. That’s why the Medical Research Foundation is pledging £1 million of new funding to help advance scientific understanding of these conditions, which could ultimately lead to improved support and treatment for children and young people living with skin disorders.
NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day website is available in 20 languages, seen by millions each day, and is used in classrooms throughout the world. APOD has now been honored in the International Astronomical Union’s first-ever round of outreach prizes.
UC Davis Health and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are leading a major new study — Diverse Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia, or Diverse VCID. The researchers will examine how brain changes, genetics and other factors contribute to dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The goal is to create a health "scorecard" for dementia risk. The study is funded by a $53.6 million award from the NIH National Institute on Aging and is being conducted at 13 locations in 10 states.
- NIH/National Institute on Aging