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Linda Darling-Hammond receives 2022 Yidan Prize

Darling-Hammond, professor emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of Education, was named a recipient of the world’s largest award in education.

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Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

Ben Bernanke receives 2022 SIEPR Prize

The former Fed chair is recognized for helping steer the U.S. economy through a global financial crisis and the Great Recession, making and influencing policy decisions that helped avert a potential second Great Depression.

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Stanford Global Studies —

SGS funds four innovative courses that tackle global issues

Course Innovation Awards support the development of new courses that focus on substantive topics of regional or global interest.

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Maggie Miller and Jinyoung Park win Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prizes

This award recognizes Miller and Park as outstanding early-career women in mathematics.

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Stanford Medicine —

Emmanuel Mignot wins Breakthrough Prize

The Stanford Medicine sleep researcher discovered the cause of narcolepsy, paving the way for new sleep disorder therapies.

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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Stanford Impact Labs funds partnerships to combat social ills

Stanford Impact Labs is funding eight new partnerships, including projects to reduce partisan animosity, decrease racial and economic segregation in public schools, and lift the veil on tax havens.

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Haiti biodiversity conservationist wins 2022 Stanford Bright Award

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Stanford’s top environmental prize, which recognizes unsung global sustainability heroes around the world.

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Stanford Medicine —

Karl Deisseroth to share Horwitz Prize for pioneering contributions to optogenetics

The Stanford psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and engineer is honored for developing a technology that lets researchers pinpoint the functions – and malfunctions – of specific brain circuits.

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Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment —

Seed grants fund research on health and environment challenges

The first three projects to receive Healthy Planet, Healthy People Early-Career Research Awards will investigate solutions to air pollution exposure, unsafe sanitation, and the impacts of extreme weather events on healthcare infrastructure.

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Stanford honors staff who help make research possible

Lab services manager Cathy Booth and computing support analyst Brian Palermo will be honored with the 2021 Marsh O’Neill Award for Exceptional and Enduring Support of Stanford University's Research Enterprise.

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