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Graduate Education Announcements

Spring 2015 Brown Bag Series

NSF Grant Writing Workshop - "How to Write a Competitive Proposal for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program"

  • Presented by Dean Kevin Williams
  • Date: March 11, 2015, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Location: Humanities Room 354

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

Upstate NY Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

UAlbany Symposium Showcases High School Science Student Research Statewide

More than 600 science research students and teachers from 42 NYS schools convene at the 30th Annual Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on March 12 and 13 at the University. The event is among the most prestigious fora in Upstate New York for students presenting original research in a symposium-style format.

Sensors in trees to gauge climate change

UAlbany Climatologist Leads Project Developing a New Gauge of Climate Change

Andrei Lapenas is principal investigator on a National Science Foundation-sponsored project that converts a sensor originally designed to measure levels of the carbohydrate glucose in humans into one that can detect the effects of temperature, carbon dioxide and other environmental influences.

Heart study Bypass vs. Stent

UAlbany Study: Bypass Revascularization Rates Significantly Lower for Patients with PLAD Coronary Artery Disease

A new UAlbany-led study has found that revascularization rates for patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery for isolated proximal left anterior descending coronary artery disease was significantly lower than patients who underwent percutaneous coronary interventions in the era of drug-eluting stents.

Research News

Upstate NY Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

UAlbany Symposium Showcases High School Science Student Research Statewide

More than 600 science research students and teachers from 42 NYS schools convene at the 30th Annual Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on March 12 and 13 at the University. The event is among the most prestigious fora in Upstate New York for students presenting original research in a symposium-style format.

representational image of medicine and data.

Exploring the Future of Health Data Analytics at Forefront of UAlbany President's Forum on Data

The University at Albany will convene nationally recognized leaders for a series of conversations on the emerging frontier of health data analytics at the President's 2nd Annual Forum on Data from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the D'Ambra Auditorium, Life Sciences Research Building.

Alan Lizotte Cyber Crime Study

Study: Property Crime Down - If You Don’t Count Cyber Crime, Identity Theft

The U.S. crime rate continues to fall, according to the latest FBI’s release based on Uniform Crime Reporting from police departments. That’s because the federal report does not track online property crime, credit card fraud or identity theft, all of which are increasing, according to researchers at the University at Albany.

Bottles of ChugaChaga Tea stay cool in the snow.

Entrepreneurial UAlbany Students Leverage Passion for Superfood to Create ChugaChaga Tea

Two University at Albany students are combining their passion for good health with their entrepreneurial spirit and plan to launch a ready-to-drink tea called ChugaChaga by early summer. “Chaga is a very unique superfood, it’s a fungus that grows off birch trees,” said UAlbany junior Luke Evans of Bethel, N.Y.

Sensors in trees to gauge climate change

UAlbany Climatologist Leads Project Developing a New Gauge of Climate Change

Andrei Lapenas is principal investigator on a National Science Foundation-sponsored project that converts a sensor originally designed to measure levels of the carbohydrate glucose in humans into one that can detect the effects of temperature, carbon dioxide and other environmental influences.