Wed, 12/11/2013 — The University of Kansas is now accepting applications for the Proof of Concept Fund, which provides funding to KU technologies that are near the commercialization stage and have the potential to become marketplace solutions in the near...
Wed, 12/11/2013 — Marios Sophocleous, formerly a Senior Scientist in the Kansas Geological Survey, has been found to have engaged in scholarly misconduct, relating to plagiarism and self-plagiarism of text in the following scholarly works:
1. From safe yield to sustainable development of water resources – the Kansas experience – Sophocleous – Journal of Hydrology, v. 235, no. 1–2, pp. 27–43, 2000.
2. Interactions between groundwater and surface water: the state of the science –Sophocleous – Hydrogeology Journal, v. 10, no. 1, pp. 52–67, 2002.
3. Review: groundwater management practices, challenges, and innovations in the High Plains aquifer, USA – lessons and recommended actions –
Wed, 12/11/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has named Michael C. Roberts, founding director of the university’s top-ranked clinical child psychology program, to be the new dean of Graduate Studies.
Roberts, who recently stepped down as director of clinical child psychology after 21 years, will assume leadership of Graduate Studies at the beginning of 2014. At the same time, the Office of Research & Graduate Studies will become the Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Research. Vice Chancellor Steve Warren will continue to lead the Office of Research.
“I firmly believe that graduate research and education is fundamentally at the core of a public, international
Wed, 12/11/2013 — “Insects dominate our world,” according to University of Kansas researcher Michael Engel. Thus, anything scientists can learn about the evolution of insects leads to a better grasp of how biology in general has changed over time.