Resilience,ÌýcollaborationÌý²¹²Ô»åÌýimpactÌýcome to mind when reflecting onÌýUniversity of Colorado Boulder research, scholarship and creative works inÌý2020â€“21.
Record-breaking sponsored research fundingâ€”headlined by $634Ìýmillion in total gifts and awards, $481 million of which was awarded by federalÌýagenciesâ€”provides measurable evidence of the resilience of our researchers,Ìýfaculty, students and staff.
The spirit of teamwork that bolsters our campus culture is also on displayÌýin our most significant research efforts, several of which appear below. Collaborations like theÌýEmirates Mars Mission, theÌý°¿»å´Ç°ù2´¡³¦³Ù¾±´Ç²ÔÌý±è°ù´ÇÂá±ð³¦³ÙÌýand theÌýASPIRE transportation centerÌýare generatingÌýbuzz globally. Closer to home, new initiatives like theÌýCenter for African andÌýAfrican American StudiesÌýand theÌýAI Institute for Student-AI TeamingÌýillustrate the boundless possibilities of students, faculty, staff, peerÌýuniversities and federal partners uniting for a common purpose.
From learning how toÌýbest address COVID-19Ìýto tackling the ever-expandingÌýeffects of our changing climate, CU Boulder faculty, staff and students will always be found at the leading edgeÌýof the issues that matter most.