NSF I-Corp information session: 1-2 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - The vice president for research office invites College of Human Sciences faculty members to an information session on I-CORPS, an initiative designed to transition National Science Foundation-funded research from the laboratory into a marketplace product. Iowa State became an NSF I-Corps Site in the fall of 2017. Thirty Iowa State University teams will be selected each year through a competitive process to participate in I-CORPS and receive industry exposure, entrepreneurial training, advice, resources, networking opportunities, and infrastructure for exploring commercialization opportunities. More».
For more information, contact Dana Wilson at Iowa State University at 515-294-6257.'The Conversation' information session for College of Human Sciences researchers and scholars: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room, 1009 LeBaron Hall - As Iowa State University leaders encourage researchers and scholars to communicate research-based knowledge to the public, join representatives from The Conversation, as they explain their approach and their communications platform. Iowa State University has recently begun working with The Conversation, an independent news and commentary website that draws expertise from academics whose essays are edited by journalists. Recent Iowa State University essays have run in Smithsonian Magazine and Science Alert. Potential authors and who would consider publishing essays about their expertise for broad distribution are encouraged to attend. Register online. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7804 or firstname.lastname@example.org.