Research Updates and Data
RISC Quarterly: The UMass Boston Newsletter for Highlighting the Research, Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity of Faculty, Research Staff, and Students
- Winter 2013: Lead Story: ZhongPing Lee's Article Selected as One of the Most Influential in Remote Sensing
- Fall 2012: Academic Year 2011-2012 Retrospective on Research, Scholarship, Innovation, and Creativity
- Summer 2012: Lead Story: UMass Boston Helps Lead the Way in Developing Electric Vehicles
- Spring 2012: Lead Story: Biologist Kamaljit Bawa Recognized on Global Stage
- Winter 2012: Lead Story: Biologist Kamaljit Bawa Receives World's First Major Award for Sustainability Research
- Fall 2011: Lead Story: Sociologist Bianca Bersani Receives Prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship Award
- Summer 2011: Lead Story: National Science Foundation Funds Establishment of National Center for Advanced Technological Education at UMass Boston
- Special Issue for Academic Year 2010-2011: STEM Teaching, Learning, and Research (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
- October-December 2010: Lead Story: Institute for Community Inclusion Receives $16.8M Grant to Improve Employment Services for People with Disabilities
- July-September 2010: Lead Story: National Institutes of Health U54 Award of $13.7M Elevates UMass Boston to Top Tier of University-Based Cancer Research
FY 2003-2012 ANNUAL AWARD TOTALS
As of January 2011, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies UMass Boston as a Doctoral/Research University with High Research Activity. In FY2012, UMass Boston was awarded $56,370,426 and in FY 2010 expended $46,790,180. The yearly award totals include direct expenses and recovery of financial and administrative costs.
FY 2012 AWARDS BY SPONSOR TYPE
The breakdown of data by sponsor type shows that more than half of the total is from federal sponsors. In particular, $10,500,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, $8,867,149 from the National Science Foundation, and $6,022,000 from the National Institutes of Health.
FY 2012 AWARDS BY SPONSOR
When broken down by project type, the FY2012 award data reveal that research awards dominate. This funding is a reflection of UMass Boston as an institution with high research activity with outstanding doctoral programs in 19 areas and a strong, research-active faculty.