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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

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.

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.

Research News

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.

heart exam

Newer Drug-Coated Stents Prolong Life Expectancy According to UAlbany-NYU Study

Newer drug-coated stents have similar life expectancy rates as traditional bypass surgery, according to a clinical registry study led by University at Albany Distinguished Professor Emeritus Edward Hannan and cardiologists at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Cancer graphic

UAlbany Hosts State University of New York (SUNY) -Turkish Council of Higher Education Cancer Research Conference

The State University of New York (SUNY) and the Turkish Council of Higher Education (Yükseköğretim Kurulu, YÖK) are sponsoring a joint international cancer research conference to be held on the University at Albany East Campus in Rensselaer, New York, April 15 - 17, 2015.

UAlbany CTG director Theresa Pardo

CTG Director Named Among America’s Elite in Delivering Innovation to Improve Government

Center for Technology in Government Director Theresa A. Pardo is named one of the “Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers of 2015” by Government Technology magazine, joining an auspicious group which, collectively “has helped improve quality of life and community prosperity nationwide,” according to the publication’s editors.