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Researchers take new ‘mixed reality’ headsets for a spin

Researchers tested “mixed reality” headsets that blend views of the real world with digital content. Here’s what they found.

Ten years of team science

Leaders of the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute reflect on a decade of boundary-breaking study of the brain and what lies ahead for Stanford’s widespread neurosciences community.
Proteomics staff scientist Garvey McKenzie works with a mass spectrometer at the unveiling of the Stanford Center for Imaging Mass Spectrometry (SCIMS) at the SUMS shared resource.

Stanford’s shared facilities make world-class equipment accessible to researchers

The operations groups within the university’s Community of Shared Advanced Research Platforms (c-ShARP) organization are increasing access to and understanding of top-of-the-line scientific facilities at Stanford.
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Research Communication from VPDoR for Chairs and Directors

November 28, 2023

This month, I’m sharing updates on the following topics:

- Inaugural c-ShARP Voucher Program Awardees
- Recruiting for new IRB medical panel members
- Proofig, a new AI-based tool to support researchers

As always, you are encouraged to share relevant parts of this letter with your faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students who may find the information and links helpful.

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