Tag: National Science Foundation



CAREER Awards Support Diverse Research

Nebraska researchers are solving today’s complex challenges with Faculty Early Career Development Program awards from the National Science Foundation. These prestigious five-year awards support promising pre-tenure faculty. Recent winners are investigating K-12 math curricula and computer network visualization tools. Supporting Future Math Teachers While developing math curricula receives much research attention, little effort goes toward […]

Foiling Rice-Spoiling Fungus

Rice blast spoils between 10 and 30 percent of annual rice yields worldwide — enough to feed as many as 60 million people. Recent outbreaks of the disease, which also strikes wheat and grass crops, have ranged from Brazil to Bangladesh. Plant pathologists at Nebraska have revealed how the fungus behind blast disease can evade […]