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College

Updated Grant Application Platform Rolled Out

While the updates streamline the process by which faculty members submit letters of recommendation, students have experienced glitches on the new version of the interface.

Research

Allegations Against Smithsonian Researcher Bring Attention to Harvard

Conflict of interest allegations against climate change theories by unaffiliated researcher Wei-Hok Soon has brought attention to Harvard.

Research

Study Finds Strong Genetic Component to Obesity

A new finding by the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium has identified 97 gene regions associated with obesity, tripling the number of such genes previously known.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

$800,000 in Grants Awarded to Climate Change Projects

As part of the Climate Change Solutions Fund’s inaugural round of awarding, seven Harvard affiliates collectively received roughly $800,000 in grants for projects focusing on climate change.

Research

Harvard, MIT Researchers Develop Rapid Diagnostic for Virus Detection

Thanks to research by Lee Gehrke, a professor of health sciences and technology, and other researchers at Harvard and MIT, viruses like Ebola may be more rapidly detected and tracked than ever before.

Wolf Prize
Research

Lab Rat of the Week: Kirshner Aims For Stars

Astronomy Professor Robert P. Kirshner was awarded the 2015 Wolf Prize for his work proving that the universe is growing at an increasing rate.

Research

Scientists Map out Bubbly Interior of a Nearby Former Star

A group of astronomers produced a three-dimensional map of a supernova's interior.

Research

Federal Funding Initiative Could Bolster University’s Genomics Research

Harvard genomics researchers could see increased funding for their work should Congress approve a White House proposal to allocate millions more dollars to the research of medical treatments personalized to a patient’s genetic information.

FY 2014 Research Funding
Research

FY 2014 Research Funding

Federal funding for Harvard research fell by 5 percent in fiscal year 2014 following federal budget cuts.

FY 2014 Research Funding
FAS

Harvard's Federal Research Funding Declines Slightly in FY 2014

Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.

Research

Company Partners with Harvard, Brigham To Develop Ebola Drug

Canadian pharmaceutical company H&P Labs, Inc., announced earlier this month a partnership with Harvard and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital dedicated to the development of a new drug to fight the Ebola virus.

Research

Researchers Sue Brigham, Med School for Alleged Misconduct Investigation

The researchers claimed that an investigation into their findings on stem cells is damaging to them and should be aimed at their collaborator.

Health

Researchers Uncover Link Between Mediterranean Diet, Aging

A recent study by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that telomeres, biomarkers of aging, could contribute to the benefits of this dietary pattern.

Research

Researchers Pave Way for Anti-Obesity Drug

The discovery could help transform the body’s energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat.

FAS

Harvard Researchers Discover Key to Termite Mound Ventilation

Their research revealed that the termites’ mounds drive a convection current which helps the release of stale air from the underground nest to the surface of the mound.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall