Posts Tagged ‘ science ’

Franklin Elementary School, Stratford, is looking for science volunteers

Apr 29th, 2012 | By

The Science Committee at Franklin Elementary School in Stratford, CT is looking for a few volunteers who would be willing to help us out with our first annual Science Career Day! We are a K-6 school and we would like to invite guest speakers into each of the grade levels at some point during the

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National Science Foundation I-Corps To Strengthen Impact of Scientific Discoveries |

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a new effort to help develop scientific and engineering discoveries into useful technologies, products and processes. The NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, a public-private partnership, will connect NSF-funded scientific research with the technological, entrepreneurial and business communities to help create a stronger national ecosystem for innovation that couples scientific

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Gov. Malloy announces $10M in stem cell research funds

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced the award of $9.8 million in stem cell research funds to twenty Connecticut–based researchers. The awards were given by the State of Connecticut Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee at its Tuesday grant review meeting in Farmington. Seventy-nine stem cell funding applications were accepted for consideration in January 2011.

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Foundation awards $10,000 to Kelly Middle School for new science program

Dec 16th, 2010 | By

Norwich – The recent merger of two community foundations serving the region brought a quick dividend to Kelly Middle School, as the new Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut announced a $10,000 donation Tuesday to a new hands-on science technology program. via The Day – Foundation awards $10,000 to Kelly Middle School for new science program

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Young scientists starting early

Nov 29th, 2010 | By

Sterling Community School Principal Vince Agostine said science is no longer a subject elementary school teachers try to squeeze in. Instead, it’s becoming a class where curriculum directors, principals and teachers are driving content specifically to bolster more interest. via Young scientists starting early – Norwich, CT – Norwich Bulletin.

Malloy: No more ‘lip service’ to bioscience research

Sep 17th, 2010 | By

FARMINGTON – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy says Connecticut must stop giving “lip service” to bioscience research, and stem cell exploration in particular, to help grow new jobs and the economy. Though he didn’t commit to a specific state investment, Malloy offered a plan to unite state, federal and private-sector dollars to bolster research efforts

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