Insights from BCC Research

A Case for Factoring Tech Transfer Activities into Promotion and Tenure Decisions

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Nov 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM

When you think of tech transfer, what comes to mind? Probably words like innovation, startup, commercialization and entrepreneurship.

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The Graduate Student’s Resource Round-Up

Written by Kevin LaTorre on Nov 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM


If you just began graduate school this past August, then you’ve probably settled in by now. You’ve spent time studying and collaborating with members of your cohort. You’ve learned how far it is from your makeshift office or cramped grad lounge to each of your classes. Maybe you’ve learned enough from your professors to ask them for advice on your assignments or ongoing research efforts.

The faculty and staff members working around you comprise just one of the resources you have access to as a grad student. There are quite a few resources, if you haven’t noticed. And if you have noticed, you’ve probably fretted over this question – what resources do I need to know?

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Topics: Academic Institutions

What You Need to Know About Self-Healing Polymers

Written by Clara Mouawad on Oct 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Self healing polymer

Self-healing polymers are an artificially developed polymer that are capable of repairing damage to a variety of building materials on their own, without the need of human intervention.

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Topics: Plastics, Chemicals

What Happened in the IT Market in 2019

Written by Clara Mouawad on Oct 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM


A key component to companies being successful is the strategic use of information technology solutions. By harnessing technology ranging from artificial intelligence, content delivery networks and machine learning, businesses are able to create unique and relevant products and services.

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Topics: Information Technology