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Second CREST grant awarded to UH Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Program has been awarded a second $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) CREST (Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology) Program. The award represents Phase II funding of the original $5 million grant received in 2009, […]

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Kona startup awarded NSF grant for patent-pending energy solution

Roya Sabri | Hawaii 24/7 Reporter Smartphones everywhere may soon contribute to smarter energy use. The world’s energy future seems brighter since Kona-based startup company Ikehu won a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant as part of the federal government’s Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. The $150,000 grant was awarded to test Ikehu’s product: a […]

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UH Hilo graduate student earns NSF fellowship

MEDIA RELEASE A student in the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Master’s Program has been awarded a 2013 fellowship from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program. Corie Yanger was among some 2,000 students chosen to receive a fellowship from more than 13,000 applicants nationwide. […]

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NSF awards partnership-planning grant to TMT

MEDIA RELEASE The National Science Foundation has awarded a cooperative agreement to the Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corporation to explore a potential partnership between the organizations. The award is a milestone for the TMT project, initiating a broad dialog between TMT, the NSF and the United States’ astronomical community. The partnership-planning award also paves the […]

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UH Hilo awarded NSF grant to promote female STEM faculty

MEDIA RELEASE The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Hawaii at Hilo an ADVANCE IT-Catalyst grant to increase the representation and advancement of female faculty in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) disciplines. The two-year, $160,000 award runs from Oct. 1, 2012 through Sept. 30, 2014 and will fund the Exploring Diversity and […]

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UH Hilo TCBES graduate program receives $2 million

UH Hilo TCBES graduate program receives $2 million

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo has announced that $2 million from the National Science Foundation’s Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program has been released for years 4 and 5 of the CREST Center in Tropical Ecology and Evolution in Marine and Terrestrial Environments project. The funds support the […]

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NSF awards $1.72M to improve Keck adaptive optics system

NSF awards $1.72M to improve Keck adaptive optics system

MEDIA RELEASE The W. M. Keck Observatory has received a $1.72 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to design the first near-infrared tip-tilt sensor used to correct for the turbulence in Earth’s atmosphere. The improvements will increase the sensitivity and resolution of the Keck I telescope, which already allows astronomers to resolve in […]

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UH Hilo faculty awarded $700,000 NSF grant

UH Hilo faculty awarded $700,000 NSF grant

MEDIA RELEASE A trio of educators from the University of Hawaii at Hilo received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to promote development of secondary mathematics teachers. The grant, entitled “Hawaii Noyce Teacher Scholarship” (HINTS), is funded through the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program. The five-year award totaling $769, 711 takes effect Sept. 1, 2010. “This […]

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UH-Hilo biology department captures third NSF CAREER Award

UH-Hilo biology department captures third NSF CAREER Award

MEDIA RELEASE An assistant professor of biology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo has earned a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. Dr. Elizabeth Stacy received the five-year award totaling $738,255 for her research program on “Characterizing reproductive isolation within the Hawaiian Metrosideros species complex.” The NSF CAREER award is […]

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National Science Foundation grant for revitalization study

National Science Foundation grant for revitalization study

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo and Kailua-Kona. How have these two Hawaii Island urban areas evolved in such different ways over the last 50 years? Researchers at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, the U.S. Forest Service in Hilo, and The Kohala Center, backed by a grant from the National Science Foundation, are going to […]

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The University of Hawai‘i has been awarded two grants totaling $23 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help stimulate the research enterprise in Hawaiʻi and create more educational opportunities for students throughout the state.

National Science Foundation awards $23 million to UH for EPSCoR program

The University of Hawai‘i has been awarded two grants totaling $23 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help stimulate the research enterprise in Hawaiʻi and create more educational opportunities for students throughout the state.

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