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  Veterinary Research Council - home
The Veterinary Research Council was established to meet this need and will oversee research studies on the effectiveness of using specific natural ingredients and nutritional formulas to treat animals.
Funding for the research will come from private donations, grants and member organizations who pledge to donate a portion of their sales to the Veterinary Research Council.
The Veterinary Research Council was established to attract research dollars for the investigation of natural therapies that are usually unpatentable.
www.veterinaryresearchcouncil.com   (346 words)

  
 Intel Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Intel researchers throughout the world are working at universities, in labs, and in the field to create technology to improve every facet of life — from agriculture to manufacturing, microbiology, space exploration and beyond.
Intel Research is focused on a vision of essential computing: simplifying and enriching all aspects of work and daily life through application and system technologies that collectively empower individuals, connect them to each other and into the fabric of networking society.
Researchers at Intel and the University of California Santa Barbara have developed a new hybrid silicon laser that could pave the way for tera-scale optical interconnects.
www.intel.com /research   (224 words)

  
 Borneo Research Council
In 1990 the Council instituted the Borneo Research Council Medal to be awarded from time to time to an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the social, medical, and biological sciences in Borneo.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Borneo Research Council from 1985 to 1997 and Director of the Indonesia Office of the BRC in Jakarta from 1991-1996.
It is with the greatest pleasure that the Board of Directors of the Borneo Research Council awards him the Borneo Research Council Medal of Excellence for his devotion to this work, his humanitarian concerns for the Melanau and his classic publications.
www.borneoresearchcouncil.org /medal.htm   (764 words)

  
 Research Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Councils employ around 13,000 directly of which 9,000 are researchers and technicians working in institutes and facilities such as the British Antarctic Survey, the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, the Roslin Institute and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
Research Council funding is guided by the Haldane Principle the idea that research funding decisions are made independently from Government.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) is a partnership of all the research councils, through which they promote various joint activities and interact with the UK government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Research_Council   (554 words)

  
 Building Research Council History
The Small Homes Council (our original name) was organized in 1944 during the war at the request of the President of the University of Illinois to consider the role of the university in meeting the demand for housing in the United States.
The Council's program of research, publication, public service and education was designed to help not only prospective homeowners, but also all in the building industry who were interested in improved house design and construction architects, engineers, contractors, builders, manufacturers, and building material dealers.
The present Chair of the School of Architecture-Building Research Council, James R Anderson, is preceded by only four directors, one Interim Director, and one Chair.
brc.arch.uiuc.edu /history.htm   (1772 words)

  
 UNL | Research Council
It must be clear that the proposed research is significantly different from what is currently supported by external grants or internal support.
Also projects were less successful if the same author had received prior Research Council support to produce the same product, and still had not completed it.
Since the maximum amount the Research Council can award is $800, the proposal should include how the remaining sum of the program funds will be sought or secured to guarantee the success of the program.
www.unl.edu /research/council/caq.shtml   (1455 words)

  
 Medical Research Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Medical Research Council (MRC) therefore funds a broad spectrum of medical research.
When researchers approach us for funding, their proposed studies are scrutinised by leading researchers from the UK and abroad.
All new applicants for support, as well as researchers with existing support, are assessed on the significance of their work for health, its scientific quality and value for money.
hero.ac.uk /uk/research/.../medical_research_council222.cfm   (489 words)

  
 Propane Education and Research Council - Information about Propane Education & Research Council
The purpose of the Propane Education & Research Council (Council) is to promote the safe, efficient use of propane as a preferred energy source.
Through the Council, the propane industry has committed itself to a multi-year, multi-million dollar effort to improve consumer and employee safety, to fund research and development of new and more efficient propane equipment, and to expand public awareness of propane and its many uses and environmental advantages.
The direction of the Council is guided by several documents, including the Propane Education and Research Act, the Council's Policies, Rules, and Procedures, By-laws, and Strategic Plans.
www.propanecouncil.org /about   (209 words)

  
 NMSU - University Research Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The University Research Council (URC) is a "stand-alone" council established to foster research at New Mexico State University.
Its role is to offer advice to the vice president for research and economic development and the executive vice president regarding research affairs at the University.
The URC is not a policy making body, but rather a council established to develop policy recommendations to be passed on, through the vice president for research and economic development, to the executive vice president, the Academic Deans' Council, and the Faculty Senate.
www.nmsu.edu /~urcweb   (236 words)

  
 Population Council | Program | Microbicides
Carraguard® is the Population Council's US trademark for pharmaceutical preparations, namely microbicides, for use in preventing infection.
Council research and programs also seek to reduce the consequences of the pandemic, strengthen health systems, and inform policy decisions.
Population Council researchers discuss developing the Council's lead candidate microbicide, Carraguard®, in these video interviews (more).
www.popcouncil.org /microbicides/index.html   (694 words)

  
 ISA Research Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Each Research Committee elects one representative and one deputy to act as an alternate to represent it in the Research Council; each Research Committee is entitled to one vote.
The Research Council proposes to the Executive Committee the establishment, the upgrading, the demotion and the abolition of the Research Committees, Working Groups and Thematic Groups, as well as coordinating their activities.
The task of the Research Coordinating Committee is to acknowledge the formation of Thematic Groups, to examine applications for the establishment of Working Groups and Research Committees, to review their activities at least every four years and to put forward recommendations to the Research Council.
www.ucm.es /info/isa/rcon.htm   (253 words)

  
 Research Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Members of the Research Council have continued the discussion of an initiative involving research on adolescent suicide, which was begun at the last APNA Annual Conference.
Several members have formed a research interest group to share information and contribute to an email dialogue on this topic, and a multi-site research project is a possible outcome from their discussions.
Following identification of shared interests among Research Council members, the next logical steps would be to set priorities for research and build strategic alliances for working together with the Education and Practice Divisions of the APNA.
www.apna.org /membership/Research1.html   (417 words)

  
 Research - Research Labs and University Programs
Researchers investigate the disruptive technologies that will transform the vision of proactive computing into reality.
The Intel Research Council, an internal group of technical experts, awards worldwide university research grants for projects designed to advance key focus research areas.
The Intel® Higher Education Program is part of the Intel® Innovation in Education initiative, a sustained commitment in collaboration with educators and government leaders worldwide to help today's students prepare for the demands of tomorrow.
www.intel.com /research/university/index.htm   (296 words)

  
 EUI - GEN - The Research Council
Research projects carried on at the Institute are subject to assessment by a Research Council, which meets twice per year.
The Research Council decides on the resources to allocate to each project and evaluates progress and results.
The heads of the four departments and the Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies are ex officio members of the Research Council.
www.iue.it /About/Organisation/ResearchCouncil.shtml   (131 words)

  
 Medical Research Council (UK) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Medical Research Council (MRC) is a UK organisation dedicated to "promot[ing] the balanced development of medical and related biological research in the UK".
The MRC is one of eight Research Councils and is answerable to, although politically independent from, the Office of Science and Technology, which - in turn - is part of the Department of Trade and Industry.
The MRC funds research centres, three main institutes (in Cambridge, Mill Hill and Hammersmith) and 35 smaller units nationwide.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medical_Research_Council_(UK)   (577 words)

  
 UNL | Office of Research
A research team led by biologist Heriberto Cerutti identified a novel gene in the single-cell green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, that is required for RNA interference.
The research builds on Cerutti's earlier work on transgene and transposon silencing and was published in the Dec. 22 issue of the international journal Science.
It details growth of the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, a collaborative effort with more than 35 projects involving 50 faculty from nine departments and the UNL Libraries.
www.unl.edu /research   (834 words)

  
 Family Research Council - SourceWatch
The Family Research Council (FRC) is an organization in Washington, DC that grew out of Ronald Reagan's neoconservative "pro-family" domestic agenda.
According to the organisation's website, "the Family Research Council (FRC) champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society.
In 1983, the Family Research Council incorporated as a nonprofit educational institution in the District of Columbia; its founding board included Dobson and two noted psychiatrists, Armand Nicholoi.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Family_Research_Council   (465 words)

  
 ERC Scientific Council home page
With the creation of a European Research Council (ERC), the European Union is taking a major step towards the realisation of a European Research Area by supporting scientific research in Europe.
The Scientific Council will direct the ERC’s scientific operations and ensure that its support is in accordance with the highest standards of science and scholarship.
We aim to attract the very best researchers at all stages of their careers, starting with those who are embarking on their independent careers.
ec.europa.eu /erc/index_en.cfm   (460 words)

  
 Forengineers :: Pressure Vessel Research Council
Its goal was to coordinate and extend research on various aspects of pressure vessel technology under the direction of several Volunteer Committees.
Results of research and development are published in Welding Research Council Bulletins.
Research is conducted by project investigators under the direction of an industry-oriented volunteer committee.
www.forengineers.org /pvrc   (421 words)

  
 Biomedical Research Council
The BMRC is a committee chaired by the vice president for research to support the strategic and operational needs of the research mission of the schools of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing.
One of the representatives may be the associate dean for research from that school.
It is advisory to the dean's council and the individual deans depending upon the subject under consideration.
www.mcg.edu /research/bmrc.htm   (139 words)

  
 UMIM: Research Council
On April 2, 2004, an introductory meeting of the Research Council for Complementary, Alternative, Holistic and Integrative Healthcare (MIHRC) was held in the Maternal Child Health Auditorium.
The group was addressed by Daniel Clauw, MD a Professor of Internal Medicine in the division of Rheumatology as well as Director, Center for the Advancement of Clinical Research.
He spoke about his group’s research using acupuncture for treating chronic pain and highlighted the resources available at the University of Michigan for conducting clinical research.
www.med.umich.edu /umim/research/council.htm   (309 words)

  
 Community Research Council - Home
The study was conducted by Chattanooga`s Community Research Council, a non-profit policy and research center, that completed its report in May...
Researchers found that in the first year after reforms were implemented in July 2005, changes had a considerable effect on disenrollees, TennCare recipients and providers in both social services and health care.
The new study by the Community Research Council focuses on recently reported national increases in violent crime and murder that are part of a five year, double digit increase in murder in midsize cities.
www.researchcouncil.net   (1157 words)

  
 Arts and Humanities Research Council - Homepage
The Arts and Humanities Research Council supports research within a huge subject domain from traditional humanities subjects, such as history, modern languages and English literature, to the creative and performing arts.
In addition, on behalf of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, it provides funding for museums, galleries and collections that are based in, or attached to, higher education institutions in England.
As with the other research councils the AHRC is an independent Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB), established by Royal Charter and accountable to Parliament through the DIUS’s Office of Science and Innovation.
www.ahrc.ac.uk   (408 words)

  
 The National Academies
The National Research Council is part of the National Academies, which also comprise the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine.
The Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government.
The Research Council is administered jointly by both Academies and the Institute of Medicine through the National Research Council Governing Board.
www.nas.edu /nrc   (177 words)

  
 Forengineers
Minimizing cost while expanding research and development and exploring technical innovations are important objectives for corporations in today's highly competitive world.
The Welding Research Council brings together science and engineering specialists in developing the solutions to problems in welding and pressure vessel technology.
The Council is the focal point for those prepared to pursue needed research; address unresolved technical issues; consider new approaches; examine published and unpublished test results; develop new test methods; seek understanding.
www.forengineers.org /wrc   (389 words)

  
 Consultancies and research grant applications [Criminology Research Council]
A proposal, that requires Ethics Committee approval, may be considered by the Council if approval is still pending at the time of the Council's meeting, in which case any grant will be conditional upon Ethics Committee approval being obtained.
The Criminology Research Council funds research grants to individuals or organisations wishing to undertake policy-relevant criminological research.
Council invites applications for funding in any area it deems relevant to its work as the major funding body for criminological research and encourages research that involves collaborative funding by other agencies and sources.
www.aic.gov.au /crc/applications   (464 words)

  
 Swedish Research Council - Swedish Research Council
Research in this area may have a big impact on the attempts to find a cure for human diseases.
The Swedish Research Council is a government agency funding basic research of the highest scientific quality in all disciplines.
The Swedish Research Council has a national responsibility to support and develop basic research and promote research innovation and research communication.
www.vr.se /2.69f66a93108e85f68d480000.html   (433 words)

  
 ERC: European Research Council
The European Research Council (ERC) has just concluded the first stage of the evaluation of the Starting Grants.
The creation of the European Research Council (ERC) by the common action of the political institutions of the European Union (the Commission, the Parliament and the Council of Ministers) represents a landmark event for science policy in our continent.
We are commited to establish the ERC as an outstanding research funding agency that attracts the very best researchers, beginning in 2007 with those who are embarking on or consolidating their independent careers.
erc.europa.eu   (210 words)

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