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Nov 29 2018 | Stanford News Announcement, Faculty, Fellow, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Stanford will host a global meeting of the 2018-2019 Schmidt Science Fellows – the inaugural cohort of a postdoctoral scholars program – early next year. The new program is aimed at expanding the horizons of the next generation of leaders and innovators in the natural sciences, engineering,...
Sep 24 2018 | The Dish Awards, Fellow, Stanford
Sixteen Stanford graduate students have been honored with Siebel Scholar awards presented by the Siebel Foundation in Redwood City. Since 2000, the Siebel Scholar award has recognized exceptional graduate students at leading schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science....
Sep 10 2018 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Imagine a major storm hits your neighborhood and the government offers to purchase homes with “a history of flood damage.” Your basement is completely flooded. Will you qualify for the buyout? What about your neighbors?
Sep 4 2018 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
To feel better faster, a dose of reassurance might be just what the doctor ordered.
Aug 23 2018 | Stanford News Awards, Fellow, Stanford, Students
Stanford PhD students Miyuki Hino and Philip Womble have been recognized for their contributions and commitment to improving the environment. They are among 20 graduate students from California and New England to participate in the year-long Switzer Environmental Fellowship program through the...
Aug 8 2018 | Stanford Medicine Fellow, Research, Stanford
Most of us take it for granted that we can sense where our bodies and limbs are, even in the dark. Yet scientists don’t know exactly how that sense, called proprioception, works. Now, Stanford mechanical engineers are working to better understand proprioception — in the hope of one day helping...
Aug 3 2018 | Stanford News Research, Stanford, Students
California’s Coachella Valley may be ground zero for a new chapter in water rights for Native American tribes, according to a new Stanford study published in the journal Science.
Jul 19 2018 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
A new combination of materials developed by Stanford researchers may aid in developing a rechargeable battery able to store the large amounts of renewable power created through wind or solar sources. With further development, the new technology could deliver energy to the electric grid quickly,...
Jun 27 2018 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Storm season is upon us, the federal flood insurance plan is broken and sea level rise continues unabated. Stanford climate and policy experts Alice Hill and Katharine Mach look at issues related to rising seas with an eye toward increasing resilience and security. Senior research scientist...
Jun 13 2018 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Awards, Faculty, Research, Stanford
The Stanford Woods Institute has announced its inaugural group of fellows in the LInC (Leading Interdisciplinary Collaborations) program for Stanford faculty. LInC is a fellowship program for outstanding environmental researchers.

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