Georgia State University has set a research funding record, receiving awards of $120.2 million in fiscal year 2016.
The total exceeds the previous record set last year when faculty earned $101 million in research support. Georgia State’s research funding has grown by nearly $40 million in the past two years.
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Georgia State University will fund eight faculty proposals as part of its Next Generation faculty program, a successor to the Second Century Initiative, which has brought 61 new faculty positions to the university over the last five years. Funding for the proposals is expected to be about $2 million in the next year.
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A minimally invasive screening for ulcerative colitis, a debilitating gastrointestinal tract disorder, using emerging infrared technology could be a rapid and cost-effective method for detecting disease that eliminates the need for biopsies and intrusive testing of the human body, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
The technique involves testing serum, the clear liquid that… more »
Hearing socially meaningful sounds can change the ear and enable it to better detect those sounds, according to researchers at Georgia State University who studied the phenomenon in green treefrogs.
The findings are published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.
“The ear is modifiable,” said Walter Wilczynski, a professor in the Neuroscience Institute… more »
Georgia State University has created two new research centers—the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development and the Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine—dedicated to health and medicine. Researchers in the centers have already procured more than $55 million in external research funding.
“These new university-level research centers are tremendous resources for Georgia State to meet… more »
A Record-Breaking Year for Georgia State Research Annual research awards of $101 million received in fiscal year 2015 at Georgia State University exceeded the $100 million milestone for the first time in the university’s history.
The total is $20 million more than the previous year.
“This achievement is a testament to the strength and competitiveness… more »