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Ask the Expert – California Feudalism: Addressing California’s Inequality Crisis (July 14th)

July 2, 2020 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

  Join Host, Thomas Piechota, Vice President of Research for the next Ask the Experts Virtual Town Hall – California Feudalism: Addressing California’s Inequality Crisis on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (PST).   In the ninth installment of Ask the Experts, we will hear from Joel Kotkin, Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures,

NSF Fall Grants Conference – 2020

March 3, 2020 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

Save the Date! Join us on May 18-19, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Grants Conference! The Spring 2020 NSF Grants Conference will be held at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. These events are designed to give new faculty, researchers and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF.

Opportunity for Chapman Students to Attend the National Academy of Inventors Annual Meeting

January 21, 2020 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

National Academy of Inventors Annual Meeting in Phoenix (April 8-9): The Next Generation Inventors Session that focuses on student teams who want to present their ideas of innovation through patenting, licensing or commercialization. Innovations must be relevant to the annual meeting theme: Sustainable Futures: Propelling Innovative Futures. The deadline for submission is February 14, 2020 and

Call to identify interest in the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program NSF 18-513

December 17, 2019 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

The National Science Foundation limits the number of proposals that an institution may submit to the Major Research Instrumentation program to a total of three (3) proposals: two (2) instrument acquisition proposals and one (1) instrument development proposal. Depending on the number of interested faculty, Chapman may need to run this as an internal competition

Call for Interest in National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America

December 17, 2019 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America Although two distinct grant programs, the university may submit only one (1) application for either the Grants for Arts Project or the Challenge America program each year. Due to these proposal limitations, Chapman will run a limited, internal competition to select which

Chapman Receives Over $400,000 Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

October 29, 2019 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

Chapman University is excited to announce the first support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for more than $417,000. The support for the California Special Education Residency Projects grant will help fund research and training to remove barriers facing students with disabilities. Chapman will be partnering with the University of Kansas and the University

Congratulations to the 2019 Kay Family Foundation Data Analytics Awardees

August 29, 2019 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

For the fourth year in a row, the Kay Family Foundation Data Analytics program has granted Chapman University faculty awards. Like previous years, faculty were asked to submit proposals that were data intensive in nature and that used model-based or data analytic approaches for developing new knowledge, as well as proposals that created the possibility

NSF Fall Grants Conference – 2019

August 29, 2019 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

The Fall 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference is November 18-19, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts at the Boston Marriott Cambridge. These events are primarily designed to provide new faculty, researchers and administrators with key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF, including proposal preparation and merit review basics, award management topics

Welcome, Lawrence Lau – Director of Industry Alliances and Commercialization

August 28, 2019 by | Research and Creative Activity at Chapman

I am pleased to announce that Lawrence Lau has joined Chapman University as the Director of Industry Alliances and Commercialization. Lawrence has extensive experience working in both industry collaborations and technology licensing at top tier research institutions. He most recently served as the Associate Director, Corporate Collaborations at USC where he engaged with faculty and

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