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Science for Breakthroughs

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Investing for Impact

Science Priorities

Asked to identify areas of science that will have the greatest impact on society, Yale scientists named five disciplines—data science, quantum science, neuroscience, inflammation science, and environmental science—where strategic investment could lead to life-changing discoveries.
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Sustaining the Science Community

Cross-Cutting Investments

Yale succeeds as a leading research institution because it attracts top faculty members, competes for the best students, and fully supports their aspirations. Your gifts to the foundations of our science enterprise cut across every discipline, providing the tools our scientists need to speed discovery and innovation.
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Jeffrey Brock

Dean Jeffrey Brock
“Solutions to the world’s great challenges require innovation in science and technology. Yale’s leadership in science, engineering, and mathematics positions us to understand the world and shape its future.”
Jeffrey Brock
Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science
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January 5, 2022

New Institute to Advance Data Science at Yale

The Kline Tower Institute for the Foundations of Data Science will enhance Yale’s research and education in the critical field of data science.
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January 3, 2022

A New Paradigm for Understanding Health and Disease

What can theories from physics, math, and even economics tell us about disease? The Tananbaum Center for Theoretical and Analytical Human Biology uses conceptual models from a variety of fields to shed light on human health.
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December 20, 2021

Yale Researchers Get Closest Look Yet at Key Enzyme in Photosynthesis

At Yale’s West Campus, researchers are zooming in on Photosystem II, an enzyme central to photosynthesis that could reveal clues for building synthetic solar fuel catalysts.
For Humanity

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