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Drexel Research

February 2012

Welcome to Reach

Thanks for checking in to read this, the first, newsletter from the Office of Research. In it, we celebrate the research, creative and scholarly contributions - yes, research, creative and scholarly contributions - of our faculty and students, describe interesting funding opportunities, and share with you some of the many activities underway within the university to strengthen and enrich our knowledge enterprise.

We've so many things going on just now...I thought I'd take this opportunity to review just a few with you... Read More »

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Tackling Hunger In A Big Way

Angela S., a mother of two young children, wants to get people off welfare.

“The key is to get people off welfare,” she says. “You don’t want this to keep being a repeated cycle. It seems like it’s a repeated cycle, and it gets worse.”

Angela is a witness to hunger and part of the Witnesses to Hunger research and advocacy project being led by Dr. Mariana Chilton, an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health. Witnesses to Hunger gives a voice to mothers who are raising children on a limited income in difficult situations. The women use digital cameras to photograph their experiences of hunger and poverty. Through their “photo voice,” the women inform government policymakers about the need for legislation that can end hunger and poverty. Read More »

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Driving A Look At The Media

Thanks to a multi-million dollar media buy, it’s likely you’ve seen those Ford television commercials where unsuspecting, real-life car owners get whisked in to a press conference to talk about their vehicles. No matter how many times you have watched the ubiquitous spots, Dr. Ron Bishop probably has you beat.

Dr. Bishop, a professor of Communication in the College of Culture and Communication, has studied the multi-spot “Drive One” advertising campaign as part of his ongoing research on the news media. Read More »

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Selected Major Research Awards and New Grants

Research expenditures have increased 3.2% for the six months of FY12 over the same period for FY11, from $53.39M (FY11) to $55.15M (FY12). Indirect costs recovered have increased 2.5% for the period ending December 31, 2011 as compared to the same period for FY11. This recovery on sponsored projects and contracts allows Drexel to build, maintain, and operate its research facilities.

Click here to view the award recipients.

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Office of Research
Learning Opportunities

The Winter Workshop Series has started. All sessions will be held in the ORA Conference Room from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Read More »

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Stay Connected

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In this issue

Research Day 2012 Is April 19

Research throughout the Drexel University community will be celebrated on the fourth Annual Research Day on April 19.

Research Day recognizes the innovation, scholarship and creativity of Drexel. Posters and presentations will be on display at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

Visit the Research Day website.

Upcoming Events

March 1, 2012

17th Kazmarczik Lecture featuring 2011 Nobel Laureate Dr. Brian Schmidt on "The Accelerating Universe

April 19, 2012

Research Day

Funding Opportunities

Drexel University and the Institute for Drug Research of the Hebrew University.

The mission of this Translational Research Partnership is to develop health care solutions that address unmet clinical needs and lead to improvements in patient health care.

Deadline: February 25, 2012

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IGERT Program

The IGERT program has been developed to educate Ph.D. scientists and engineers with interdisciplinary backgrounds, deep knowledge in chosen disciplines, and technical, professional, and personal skills.

Deadline: March 7, 2012

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Federal and Corporate Funding Opportunities

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NIH Salary Limitation Guidelines

Click here for salary limitations for NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards.

This message to Faculty & Researchers via Announcement Mail and Special List was approved by
Dr. Mark Greenberg, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs