Tag: Hawaii Natural Energy Institute

Independent investigation of lab accident complete

Independent investigation of lab accident complete

July 1, 2016  |  Comments
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The UC Center for Laboratory Safety identified the likely physical cause to be an electrostatic charge and provided recommendations on improving laboratory safety practices.

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NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

June 3, 2016  |  Comments
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Undergraduates arrive to begin DNA-based discoveries in Hawaiʻi’s biodiversity.

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Lab accident investigation now expected to be complete end of June

Lab accident investigation now expected to be complete end of June

May 20, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The independent investigation into the March 16, 2016 explosion in a UH Mānoa laboratory is now expected to be complete by end of June 2016.

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Findings of independent investigation into lab accident expected in May

Findings of independent investigation into lab accident expected in May

April 27, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The independent investigation into the March 16, 2016 explosion in a UH Mānoa laboratory is now expected to be complete in mid to late May.

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Investigation continues into lab explosion at UH

Investigation continues into lab explosion at UH

April 18, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Honolulu Fire Department report on investigation into the March 16 explosion in the Mānoa POST building released.

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Independent investigation of POST lab explosion underway

Independent investigation of POST lab explosion underway

April 4, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The University of California Center for Laboratory Safety will conduct an independent investigation of the explosion at UH Mānoa’s POST building on March 16, 2016.

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News conference on UH Manoa lab explosion

News conference on UH Manoa lab explosion

March 17, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa held a news conference to discuss the March 16 explosion that occurred at the Pacific Ocean Sciences and Technology Building.

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Creating renewable gasoline

Creating renewable gasoline

November 12, 2015  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute researchers investigating creating gasoline and biodiesel from readily available microbial organisms.

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Researcher’s work in bioplastics leads to $1.4 million contract

Researcher’s work in bioplastics leads to $1.4 million contract

September 10, 2015  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute researcher Jian Yu focuses on new technologies to produce bioplastics from inexpensive feedstocks.

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UH extramural funding totals $425 million for fiscal year 2015

UH extramural funding totals $425 million for fiscal year 2015

July 22, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The University of Hawaiʻi received a total of $425 million in sponsored funds to close fiscal year 2015

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