Perovskite solar cells are a promising new low-cost photovoltaic technology, but most contain toxic lead; a team led by Brown researchers has introduced solar cells with a new titanium-perovskite material that gets the lead out.
The approved $1.1-billion operating budget includes an 11 percent increase in financial aid funding, a 4 percent tuition increase and additional investments in strategic priorities across the University.
Using an abandoned U.S. military base in Greenland as a case study, new Brown research explores how the impact of climate change on domestic and overseas military bases could cause a host of political and diplomatic problems.
Brown President Christina Paxson will moderate an open-to-the-public conversation with Justice Sotomayor, which follows the Class of 2020’s exploration of “My Beloved World” through the University’s First Readings program.
Adding to an expanding set of regionally focused academic programs, the Israel Fund is offering opportunities for Brown community members to learn about Israel and from Israelis, both in Providence and in Israel.