Rice invests 0M in strategic research initiatives

Rice invests $150M in strategic research initiatives October 12th, 2015 Plan includes campus-wide investments, new hires in data science, nanotechnology. Rice University is preparing to invest over $150 million in strategic initiatives aimed at increasing its research competitiveness, establishing a world-renowned program in data sciences and bolstering its center for molecular nanotechnology research. “Great research universities stay great by continually challenging themselves, by searching for new opportunities, by supporting the faculty’s drive to discover, create and innovate and by demanding excellence,” said Rice President David Leebron. “The intellectual impact and productivity of our faculty are second to none, but the landscape for research funding has changed dramatically over the past decade. We must do everything possible to ensure that our faculty are positioned to succeed in an increasingly competitive research environment.”…


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