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Grants & Awards

 

Spring 2014 Cottrell College Science Awards

February 27, 2014

The RCSA Board of Directors has approved 41 Spring 2014 Cottrell College Science Awards (CCSA) for single investigators totaling $1,435,000. The Board has also approved three multiple investigator CCSAs totaling $225,000.  More

2014 Cottrell Scholar Awards

February 24, 2014

The Board of Directors of Research Corporation for Science Advancement has announced the Spring 2014 Cottrell Scholar Awards.
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2013 Scialog Collaborative Innovation Awards

February 19, 2014

Four teams of scientists have received Scialog Collaborative Innovation Awards based on ideas they developed at October’s annual conference at Biosphere2 near Oracle, Arizona.
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Scialog Grants for Solar Energy Advances Announced

Tucson, AZ –June 13, 2013 – Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), the nation’s oldest foundation devoted wholly to science, announced today five new Scialog® awards totaling $750,000 to support innovative research in the area of solar energy conversion. The five awards consist of three single-investigator and two multi-investigator awards, resulting in seven new Scialog Fellows. More

Conferences & Events

Fourth-Annual Scialog Conference Yields Innovative Ideas

The Scialog program, begun in 2010, is a hypothesis-driven experiment founded on the premise that RCSA can accomplish more by combining the funding of early-stage discovery research with intensive dialog and intentional collaboration building than can be accomplished by funding these processes in isolation. 

Seventy scientists and officials attended the most recent conference, held in October 2013, at the Biosphere2 facility 20 miles north of Tucson, Arizona.  More

 

19th-Annual Cottrell Scholars Conference


Research and the Transformation of Science Education The 19th-annual Cottrell Scholars Conference featured a rich mix of communication and collaboration as top teacher-scholars from some of America's leading research institutions came together July 10-12 in Tucson, Ariz. More

AAU, Cottrell Scholars
Discuss joining forces

Improving STEM education was part of the conversation at the 2013 Cottrell Scholar Winter Conference, held Friday and Saturday, February 1-2, at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, AZ. Primarily a strategy and planning event, 15 Cottrell Scholars from around the nation attended. More

News

A multi-faceted success story

The story behind the story: A recent article in ChemistryWorld represents a triumph for undergraduate research as a highly effective way to educate and motivate the next generation of scientists.
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The John P. Schaefer Award

WASHINGTON – Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) has made a gift of $1.5 million to the National Academy of Sciences to establish the Award for Scientific Discovery in honor of RCSA’s past president John P. Schaefer. In addition to RCSA, the major contributor to the award fund was the Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation. More

Robert N. Shelton

Named RCSA President

The Board of Directors of Tucson-based Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) has selected Dr. Robert N. Shelton to be the private foundation’s 11th president in its 101-year history. Shelton, most recently executive director of the Phoenix-based Arizona Sports Foundation, also served as the 19th president of the University of Arizona, from 2006 to 2011.  At RCSA he succeeds Interim President Jack Pladziewicz, who is retiring. More

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

The 2013 Annual Report is now available for download. More

 

 

 

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