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The Office of Sponsored Project Administration (OSPA) is a unit of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research that facilitates and promotes research and sponsored project activities broadly within SIUC. OSPA is the official University’s department through which faculty, researchers, students, and staff submits grant proposals and receive external grant awards.

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SIU student researchers experiment with solar power and nanoparticles to fight algae blooms

A team of students from Southern Illinois University Carbondale is looking at using the power of the sun, combined with iron-based nanomaterials, to destroy the harmful effects of algae blooms afflicting Campus Lake, a common problem throughout the country.

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