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.
Technology in Government
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.
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.
A new UAlbany study published in the April 13, 2015, issue of Nature Climate Change, links the Inter-decadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO) with essentially all the difference between observed and model-simulated global warming rates on decadal time scales since 1920, and in particular the warming hiatus since year 2000.
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.