In his tenure as dean for research from 2006 to 2013, A.J. Stewart Smith built the Office of the Dean for Research from its inception into a fully functioning department of professionals dedicated to making the University research activities run smoothly.
Research News Features
Archive – June 2013
Two Princeton University professors and an Associate Research Scholar, in the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, were among five faculty to receive a 2013 Regional Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointments of 19 faculty members, including four full professors, one associate professor, and 14 assistant professors.
Systems such as a beating heart or a power grid that depend on the synchronized movement of their parts could fall prey to an invisible and chaotic tug-of-war known as a "chimera," which arises — when a few of those parts spontaneously fall out of sync while the rest remain synchronized.
Ostriker was recognized for his research and influence in theoretical astronomy, particularly the aspects of interstellar medium, galaxies, quasars and cosmology that can be approached best by large-scale numerical calculations.
Data-driven: Health economist Janet Currie uses large data sets to study environmental threats to children's health
Access to data on births, deaths, insurance claims and other records are helping economist Janet Currie tackle big questions about child health.
Researchers have identified a benign bone tumor in the rib of a young Neandertal who lived about 120,000 years ago — by far the earliest bone tumor ever identified in the archaeological record. .
Listen to an interview with Princeton University's Douglas Massey, the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, on social stratification in today's society on WBUR radio.
Stephen Pacala and Robert Socolow explain why what we can do reduce carbon emissions on PBS's NOVA. Watch the video.
Graduate student Ilissa Ocko speaks about contrasting features of scattering and absorbing aerosol radiative forcings and climate responses.
David S. Lee, professor of economics and public affairs and the director of the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, will become provost effective July 1.
About 1 in 20,000 individuals does not have his or her heart in the right place, litterally. Rebecca Burdine, a Princeton University professor of molecular biology, explains her research on the genes that drive the development of the heart in the New York Times.