Taking a moonshot at a rare childhood cancer

Team of researchers including MIT Professor Angela Koehler obtains $5.8 million grant to study fusion-positive alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma.

Bendta Schroeder | Koch Institute | Nov. 20, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: koch-institute broad-institute biological-engineering school-of-engineering cancer medicine grants research national-institutes-of-health-nih funding biology

The MIT Press releases a comprehensive report on open-source publishing software

Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.

Jessica Pellien | MIT Press | Aug. 8, 2019 | mit
~4 mins   

Tags: open-source mit-press media-lab research school-of-architecture-and-planning digital-humanities grants data analytics statistics open-access libraries

Center for Environmental Health Sciences announces 2019 call for pilot project proposals

Proposals are invited for basic and translational environmental health sciences research.

Amanda Tat | Center for Environmental Health Sciences | April 3, 2019 | mit
~3 mins   

Tags: grants environment health funding research national-institutes-of-nih

Collaboration runs through J-WAFS-funded projects

Researchers from across MIT showcase J-WAFS-funded projects tackling critical water and food systems challenges from solutions-oriented perspectives.

Andi Sutton | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab | Oct. 16, 2018 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: school-of-science chemistry mechanical-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs water food agriculture climate-change chemical-engineering urban-studies-and-planning bioengineering-and-biotechnology grants research collaboration j-wafs

Paying it forward: Fellowship boosts women in physics | MIT News

Four students are first beneficiaries of grant program established by Assistant Professor Lindley Winslow with support from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

Sandi Miller | Department of Physics | Aug. 2, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  awards-honors-and-fellowships  grants  funding  physics  women-in-stem  diversity-and-inclusion  school-of-science

Advancing knowledge in medical and genetic sciences | MIT News

Three MIT faculty members selected for funding from the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Foundation.

Danielle Randall | Department of Chemistry | June 26, 2018
~5 mins |

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MIT to conduct an environmental scan of open source publishing | MIT News

Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable a landscape analysis and code audit of all known open source authoring and publishing platforms.

MIT Press | June 22, 2018
~2 mins |

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