Healthcare, high-tech fields see major increases;
humanities and arts show growth
WISE student Kristina Davis with Mentor Daria Narmoneva research new approaches for controlling gene expression and cell responses through biomechanical stimulation.
As funding tops $211 million across UC campuses, research efforts report $28 million increase from 2015.
University of Cincinnati faculty, staff and student researchers — from nursing to design — earned exceptional funding increases for their research in FY 2016.
Totals for federal, state and other research and programmatic funding – also known as “sponsored research” — topped $170 million, a significant increase from the $141 million total of 2015.
Dr. Jianjun Chen in his lab and office in the
“I couldn’t be more proud of the research happening at UC,” said Pat Limbach, Vice President of Research. “Our faculty’s dedicated work in labs, in classrooms and in the community reinforced our status as a national research powerhouse.”
In his leadership position, he noted with appreciation that funding for nearly all of the university’s 15 colleges continued to climb. “From building better drones to reimagining how healthcare workers can best advocate for their patients, our researchers take pride in innovating and problem-solving across disciplines,” Limbach said.
The impressive levels of support UC received from the federal and state governments as well as nonprofits illustrate the breadth and depth of research and academic exploration happening at the university, Limbach said.
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