June 20th, 2007

Did they miss the memo?

Kansas University announced an ambitious $800 million initiative today to add 900,000 square feet of research space to the medical school and to hire 244 new researchers. The plan is part of a broader effort to roughly double the medical school’s research grants, which totaled $88 million in 2006, over five years and then to … read more


June 20th, 2007

Did they miss the memo? Follow up

I sent a note to the reporter who wrote the story on the KU Medical Center expansion; here is his reply: Geoff, Thank you for your note, and for passing along the Science magazine article. I have written on this topic before as I increasingly am hearing from researchers about the intensifying competition for federal … read more