UI ProtoLabs at the University of Iowa can connect inventors and entrepreneurs with area machine shops in physics and astronomy, engineering, and advanced design and manufacturing that specialize in several kinds of prototypes; the program will help folks bring ideas from a napkin to reality mor Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen
University of Iowa officials will report on annual external funding totals, discuss funding trends, and share information about the latest research initiatives during a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the National Advanced Driving Simulator. Story
Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story
University of Iowa researchers examined how changes in rainfall amounts and an increase in the amount of acreage used to grow such crops as corn and soybeans can affect the volume of river water flow in the U.S. Midwest. Results appear in the journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.
More than 140 of the UI's most talented undergraduate researchers will showcase their work Wednesday, July 30, at the ninth annual UI Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. The event, sponsored by the UI Graduate College, will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. Story
Local economic development leaders and University of Iowa researchers are rolling out the welcome mat for the tech companies and automakers at the forefront of the driverless-car race with the hopes of attracting engineering teams and testing efforts to the Iowa City area.
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