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2023 SLU Summit for Water Translates Research into Real-World Community Impact

Experts, community leaders and changemakers gathered at Saint Louis University for the 2023 SLU Summit for Water. Organized by SLU’s WATER Institute, the two-day summit featured the pediatrician whose research exposed the Flint water crisis. This marked the first time in four years that a portion of the summit was held in person.

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Launch of a New Research Center

SEP 20

Cocktail Reception for the Launch of the Center for Research on Global Catholicism (CRGC)

Saint Louis University invites you to celebrate the launch of the Center for Research on Global Catholicism (CRGC) on September 20, 2023, 5-7 pm, with a cocktail reception at the Samuel Cupples House. This exciting new research center aims to make St. Louis an international hub for scholarship at the nexus of Catholicism and culture by bringing together world-class researchers and area archivists. The CRGC is a major interdisciplinary humanities initiative launched with support from the SLU Research Institute. Opening comments from University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., and CRGC Director Mary Dunn, Ph.D., at 5:30 p.m. will shed light on how the center is building connections across the region and transforming research on culture and Catholicism. Space is limited. More information can be found on the CRGC website.

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Inaugural Event

SEP 22

St. Louis Translational Pain Research Forum

The Institute for Translational Neuroscience (ITN) at Saint Louis University, in collaboration with the Washington University Pain Center and the Center for Clinical Pharmacology, is pleased to announce the inaugural St. Louis Translational Pain Research Forum (STL-TPRF). To highlight the growing collaborative pain research community in St. Louis, the STL-TPRF will bring together an outstanding group of scientists from the Midwest and the National Institutes of Health working across the pain translational research spectrum. Our keynote speakers are Walter Koroshetz, M.D., (Director, NIH/NINDS) and Vivianne Tawfik, M.D./Ph.D., (Stanford University).

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Geo-Resolution 2023

SEP 28

Geo-Resolution 2023: Digital Transformations - Navigating a World of Data from Seabed to Space

Geospatial science is in the midst of unprecedented digital transformations, from rapid advancements in artificial intelligence to new developments in high-performance computing and remote sensing. This year’s Geo-Resolution Conference explores how geospatial scientists are at the forefront of these digital transformations and what the future holds for geospatial AI. How has the growing need for real-time information and analysis of large amounts of data driven the growing importance of geospatial AI, machine learning and automation? How are these developments transforming the landscape of geospatial science; its sources and collection; its processing and exploitation; and its ultimate delivery to a user? This conference will explore these questions and shed light on how geospatial practitioners are utilizing new technologies to address some of the world’s most critical challenges.

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CRGC Biennial Conference

OCT 20

Translations, Transgressions, and Transformations: The Global Movement of Objects in Catholic Cultures

The Center for Research on Global Catholicism (CRGC) at Saint Louis University will host its biennial conference — "Translations, Transgressions, and Transformations: The Global Movement of Objects in Catholic Cultures" — Oct. 20-21, 2023, in St. Louis.

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