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SPICE: Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement

About SPICE

SPICE (Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement) funds allow graduate students to develop projects and activities that promote intellectual community in their departments and beyond.

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The 2019 application is now closed. Next year's application will open Winter Quarter, 2020.

Check out the 2019-2020 SPICE projects.

Recent News

Sep 24 2019 | Stanford Earth
It’s billed as a health booster and healing agent, but it may be the source of cognitive defects and other severe ailments. A new Stanford-led study reveals that turmeric – a commonly used spice throughout South Asia – is sometimes adulterated with a lead-laced chemical compound in Bangladesh, one...
Jun 24 2019 | Stanford Medicine
Cooper Galvin remembers being inspired to become a scientist back when he was a high schooler in Alaska. Galvin, now a graduate student in biophysics at Stanford, was encouraged to follow his own interests, and was given the support and space to experiment, make mistakes, and try, try again. At...
Apr 18 2019 | Stanford News
A new graduate student initiative wants to combat the scourge of misinformation around science topics, such as climate change, by teaching communication skills to scientists. The initiative, called Scientists Speak Up, is sponsored this quarter by Stanford Bioscience Student Association. It...
Jan 24 2019 | Scope
In the Spotlight features standout scholars in the School of Medicine. Read Becky Bach's interview with Eddy Albarran: Eddy Albarran has a killer story about how he happened to attend Stanford, first as an undergrad and now as a graduate student in neurosciences. I'll let him dive right in: "We'...