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Graduate Education Announcements

Maximizing Your Research Impact

  • Thursday, February 26th at 1:00PM in room LI B14, or
  • Friday, March 13th at 2:00PM in room LI B14, or
  • Thursday, April 23rd at 11:00AM in room LI B14

Learn how to generate unique author identifiers using ORCID and Research ID, and how they are used.  Discover indicators such as the Journal Impact Factor, the h-index, and altmetrics, and their significance.  We will also discuss issues like choosing the best journal for your research, and scholarly networking through tools such as Mendeley.  To register for this program and other free workshops offered through the University Library, please click here.

Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program

The Dean of Graduate Education has announced a limited restoration of the Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program, effective November 2012, to assist doctoral candidates who are incurring doctoral research expenses. Obtain details at the program's General Information page.

Bridge to the Doctorate Program

The Bridge to the Doctorate program is a graduate fellowship and support program for former LSAMP participants or students graduating from an LSAMP institution, who are planning to matriculate in a graduate program in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).  Obtain details at the program's General Information page.

From the UAlbany News Center

Faculty News

Institute for International Education

IIE, UAlbany Convene Workshop on U.S.–Iran Academic Partnerships in Public Health and the Medical Sciences

In support of increasing academic ties between the United States and Iran, the Institute of International Education and the University at Albany have convened a one-day workshop on May 13 to facilitate groundbreaking higher education dialogue between the two countries.

Life Science funded by Presidential Research Initiative at UAlbany

University Awards 14 Research Projects Driving Innovation

Fourteen research projects directed by University at Albany faculty, whose expertise encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines, are awarded the first grants of the University’s Presidential Initiatives Fund for Research and Scholarship to support new and innovative research that may lead to large-scale investigator awards.

School of Social Welfare Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson

UAlbany Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson Wins International Social Work Award

University at Albany School of Social Welfare Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson has been selected to receive the International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). She will be honored April 30 at a ceremony at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Research News

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UAlbany’s CTG is Lead Partner in Increasing Capability of Government Leaders in Egypt

Experts from UAlbany’s Center for Technology in Government spent a week in Cairo, Egypt, working with Egypt’s National Management Institute (NMI) as part of Microsoft’s 4Afrika School of Government. NMI and Egyptian government officials received the tools to provide executive development courses from CTG’s Leadership Academy.

UAlbany President Jones at Urban Blight Press Conference

Four Cities & UAlbany Kick Off Effort to Combat Urban Blight with NY Department of State Local Government Efficiency Grant

The cities of Schenectady, Troy, Amsterdam and Gloversville, plus UAlbany’s Center for Technology in Government, kick off a pilot program to allow critical information sharing of data so communities can take proactive steps to combat urban blight. The effort is funded by a $558,000 grant from New York's Department of State.

Life Science funded by Presidential Research Initiative at UAlbany

University Awards 14 Research Projects Driving Innovation

Fourteen research projects directed by University at Albany faculty, whose expertise encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines, are awarded the first grants of the University’s Presidential Initiatives Fund for Research and Scholarship to support new and innovative research that may lead to large-scale investigator awards.

RNA Institute at UAlbany

UAlbany, American Cancer Society Host Capital Region Cancer Research Forum

The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, is partnering with the University at Albany to host a Capital Region Research Reception on Monday, April 27, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Olfaction Theories

UAlbany-led Study Finds Vibration Theory of Odor Perception Implausible

An international team of scientists led by UAlbany Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Eric Block, have demonstrated that the vibrational theory of olfaction, one of the two major theories explaining how the sense of smell functions, is not plausible.