of you involved in our research enterprise should celebrate
this outstanding achievement. You are to be congratulated
on your accomplishments over the past year that contributed
to this success.”
T. Todd Jr., President University of Kentucky
26 , 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) The
University of Kentucky has been awarded $212 million
in research grants and contracts for fiscal year 2001-2002.
This year’s record award represents a 22.1 percent increase
over last year, and is the first time that UK has exceeded
the $200 million award level.
is a result of reinvestment of indirect costs, an overall
increase in funding from the National Institutes of
Health (NIH), and, most of all, the efforts of the faculty,”
said James Boling, Vice President for Research. “Our
faculty are simply doing an outstanding job.”
Lee T. Todd Jr. has praised the faculty of the university
for the record achievement in research.
you involved in our research enterprise should celebrate
this outstanding achievement,” said Todd. “You are to
be congratulated on your accomplishments over the past
year that contributed to this success.”
in UK research efforts has a significant impact on Kentucky
citizens. Each research dollar spent is turned over
an estimated three times in the Kentucky economy. Also,
research dollars contributes to the expertise in research
and in clinical medicine for the major health issues
of this region and the nation.
an exciting time for UK,” Todd said. “We look forward
to seeing the results of our research efforts and the
changes that they make in the lives of the citizens
of the Commonwealth and the nation.”