On October 6, Professor David MacMillan became the first Princeton faculty member to be awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry. In that whirlwind of a day, MacMillan brought focus to one of the strategies he sees as critical to advancing fundamental science: Collaboration. Not just with scientists in one’s own field. But with scientists from other disciplines and with industry.
- Monday, Oct 11, 2021
- Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021
Engage 2021, Princeton’s second annual innovation and entrepreneurship conference, will be held online Dec. 1 and 2. The conference, which is free and open to everyone, offers opportunities to learn about, and catalyze, the transformation of discoveries into innovations that benefit society — from biomedicine and clean energy to wireless, cryptocurrency and quantum computing.
- Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021
- Friday, Oct 1, 2021
The Princeton Catalysis Initiative (PCI) opens the academic year with much to celebrate, including its first research symposium in over 20 months and the introduction of a new website highlighting its mission and partnerships.
- Thursday, Sep 30, 2021
Martin Jonikas, whose research investigates a tiny structure in green algae with the potential to revolutionize agriculture, health and energy, has been named a 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator.
- Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021
Princeton researchers are highly encouraged to use and to login at the Research Funding Gateway, hosted by the Office of the Dean for Research and curated by the Office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations. The Gateway is a portal site containing timely funding opportunities from internal Princeton sources, corporations, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and highlighted federal calls. It is best viewed using the Chrome or Firefox browsers.
- Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021
Gabriel Vecchi, professor of geosciences and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), was named director of HMEI effective July 1. Vecchi succeeds Michael Celia, the Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies and professor of civil and environmental engineering, who had served as director since 2017.
- Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021
NSF-funded Innovation Corps (I-Corps) hub, formed with partners Rutgers and the University of Delaware plus affiliate universities throughout the region, will broaden diversity in entrepreneurship and cultivate startups that are based on academic research.
- Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021
Princeton University is the home of a new branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, an international community of distinguished scientists dedicated to preventing and controlling cancer.
- Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021
Technology nurtured by early funding through Princeton collaborations with New Jersey Health Foundation and NJACTS