Local Innovation & #MCubed – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of October 13, 2014)

MCubed Symposium 2014: http://mcubed.umich.edu/mcubed_2014/index.html Last week saw the second annual MCubed Symposium. For those who aren't aware of MCubed already, here is a little background about this fabulously creative approach to funding and fostering innovation and collaboration at the University of Michigan. MCubed - The University of Michigan's revolutionary new way to fund research http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akBGSlFn9nQContinue reading Local Innovation & #MCubed – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of October 13, 2014)

Funding Pulse: January 2013

Government Grants Update: In an effort to decrease the perception of bias in its grant awards, the National Institutes of Health is considering a pilot program that would blind grant reviewers, making the application process anonymous. Read the press release from NIH, as well as an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education. ~~ Funding Opportunity: … Continue reading Funding Pulse: January 2013

MCubed and THL Librarians

Taubman Health Sciences Library librarians, Mark MacEachern and Jean Song, were selected in the last round of MCubed funding.  "MCubed is a two-year seed-funding program designed to empower interdisciplinary teams of University of Michigan faculty to pursue new initiatives with major societal impact. The program minimizes the time between idea conception and successful research results by providing … Continue reading MCubed and THL Librarians

Funding Pulse – December

The University's new interdisciplinary research funding opportunity, MCubed, awarded a grant to the School of Information and School of Public Health's Julia Adler-Milstein, to analyze  longitudinal outcomes in hospitals that employ electronic health records. Read more about the project here. ~~ The Patient Centered Outcomes Research  Institute has recently announced funding to support research that … Continue reading Funding Pulse – December