Empowering African farmers with data

Research from the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society aims to help African farmers increase their production and profits with better prediction.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | May 30, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: food agriculture data economics funding africa school-of-engineering idss research collaboration

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost

MIT’s Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen will study highly entangled quantum matter in a collaboration supported by the Simons Foundation.

Julia C. Keller | School of Science | May 29, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: school-of-science physics research quantum-computing materials-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering metals laboratory-for-nuclear-science center-for-theoretical-physics collaboration funding alumniae


Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill

Students and postdocs from MIT's Science Policy Initiative meet with lawmakers on Science-Engineering-Technology Congressional Visits Day 2019.

Science Policy Initiative | April 24, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering biological-engineering mechanical-engineering media-lab policy funding government school-of-architecture-and-planning energy national-institutes-of-nih national-science-foundation-nsf research volunteering outreach public-service women-in-stem

MIT faculty launch collaborations around the world

MISTI Global Seed Funds program awards another $2 million to researchers across the Institute.

MISTI | April 17, 2019 | mit
~3 mins   

Tags: school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences misti research faculty funding international-initiatives global center-for-international-studies collaboration

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



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

Michale Fee receives McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award | MIT News

The McKnight technology award supports scientists using novel and creative approaches to understanding brain function.

Sabbi Lall | McGovern Institute for Brain Research | July 20, 2018
~3 mins |

Tags:  funding  awards-honors-and-fellowships  animals  behavior  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  mcgovern-institute  school-of-science

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