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Research & Innovation News

May 26
Eli Lilly drug discovery program offers new services to OHIO researchers May 26
Expanded resources now available. Full Story...
May 25
Flights available for OHIO research and creative activity travel May 25
Program open to faculty and staff applicants. Full Story...
May 23
‘Bobcat nanowagon’ is a first step toward creating a new academic field May 23
‘Bobcat nanowagon’ is a first step toward creating a new academic field Full Story...
May 17
OHIO Innovation Center reports rise in economic impact in 2016 May 17
New report analyzes jobs and income created directly, indirectly or induced by the incubator businesses. Full Story...
May 11
Want to help science and your university? Consider being a research participant May 11
Volunteering as a research participant is a way to help advance science while supporting the university. It also has benefits for the participant. An event May 16 will provide more information. Full Story...
May 8
Innovation Center welcomes two new anchor tenants May 8
Business incubator now home to the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce and Extra Nerds. Full Story...
May 3
At a racetrack in Athens, the world's biggest tiny car takes a prize May 3
Just a few hours from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—and deep in NASCAR country—one of the world's tiniest, fastest racetracks was in Athens, Ohio, last weekend. Full Story...
Apr 21
Ohio University Research Committee awards $74,524 during spring 2017 funding cycle Apr 21
Ten faculty proposals received support from the program. Full Story...
Apr 19
OHIO postdocs to present research at April 26 symposium Apr 19
Event will feature talks and poster presentations by 13 postdoctoral scholars. Full Story...
Ray receives Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award Apr 19
Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools recognizes psychology student’s research. Full Story...
Apr 17
Student Enhancement Awards provide $138,149 in funding to 26 students Apr 17
Students may request up to $6,000 per proposal for research, scholarship or creative work. Full Story...
Apr 14
Six faculty members receive Baker Fund support during spring 2017 cycle Apr 14
Program awards $67,163 for research and creative work. Full Story...
Apr 10
Innovation Center announces Virtual Client Membership for startup companies Apr 10
Ohio University’s business incubator offers new service. Full Story...
Apr 4
University to review six proposals for Innovation Strategy Cycle 2 funding Apr 4
The program can award up to $4.4 million to new initiatives. Full Story...
Mar 29
Expo to spotlight OHIO student research and creative work April 6 Mar 29
On Thursday, April 6, more than 800 students will fill the Convocation Center with presentations and exhibits of their original research, scholarship and creative work. Full Story...
Mar 23
Ohio University scientists to study therapeutic properties of natural products, including cannabis Mar 23
Edison Biotechnology Institute launches five-year study. Full Story...
Mar 21
OHIO graduate students receive accolades at 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Mar 21
OHIO graduate students receive accolades at 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Full Story...
Mar 17
Graduate College announces 2017-18 Named Fellows Mar 17
Graduate College announces 2017-18 Named Fellows Full Story...
Mar 15
Journalist Andrew Alexander to discuss “President Trump and the Battle for a Free Press” at Café Conversation Mar 15
Event to be held March 22 in the Baker Center Front Room. Full Story...
Mar 1
Voinovich School and Ohio Department of Natural Resources survey public outdoor recreation participation Mar 1
Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs has partnered with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Office of Real Estate to survey Ohio households about their use of public land for outdoor recreation activity now through March 8 at http://ohiostateparks.org/research. Full Story...
Feb 27
Innovation Center receives highly competitive Global Soft Landing Network designation Feb 27
The program identifies entrepreneurship centers that have the capacity to serve foreign companies interested in expanding outside of their domestic markets. Full Story...
Distinguished Professor Gerardine Botte to present “Electrons for Sustainable Manufacturing” at March 15 Science Café Feb 27
Talk to focus on technologies that enable sustainable production of chemicals, materials and water remediation processes. Full Story...
Feb 22
OHIO research calls attention to concussions in theater personnel Feb 22
Those acting on the theater stage are just as susceptible to head injuries as those playing on the football field. Full Story...
Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2017-18 nominations by April 20 Feb 22
Program recognizes mid-career faculty members at Ohio University. Full Story...
Registration for 2017 Student Expo to close Feb. 28 Feb 22
Event seeks faculty and staff judges. Full Story...
Feb 14
Curran and team awarded NSF funds to continue Pleistocene research in Romania Feb 14
Last summer Dr. Sabrina Curran, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, traveled to Romania to continue her research involving the geographical movement of the Homo erectus species, an ancestor of modern humans, during the early Pleistocene. Full Story...
Undergraduate searches for key to Emerald Ash Borer resistance Feb 14
The forest pest Emerald ash borer, which kills Ash trees, has been an issue in the United States since it was first detected in 2002, but Jeremy Held thinks there may be hope for the endemic trees. Full Story...
Ohio University recognizes the faculty, staff and student inventors of 2016 Feb 14
Annual Inventors Dinner honored 75 innovators. Full Story...
Feb 13
Student interns at Poplar Island, gets up-close with Diamondback Terrapins Feb 13
“I can apply these skills to other areas in my field, whether I go on to earn a Ph.D. or to work in other research positions,” says Alayna Tokash, now a master’s student in ecology and evolutionary biology. Tokash, also an Ohio University undergraduate alumna of wildlife and conservation biology (2016), spent a summer as an undergraduate completing a competitive internship on Poplar Island in Chesapeake Bay. While there, she studied diamondback terrapins and gained valuable fieldwork experience Full Story...
Feb 10
Postdocs form professional development and networking group Feb 10
Postdocs form professional development and networking group Full Story...
Feb 8
Registration now open to compete for cash prizes in the 2017 Expo Pitch Competition Feb 8
Undergraduate and graduate students from any program across campus are invited to compete for cash prizes in the 2017 Expo Pitch Competition on April 6, 2017. Full Story...
John Bowditch to present “Disrupting Reality: Immersive Media at Ohio University” at Feb. 15 Science Café Feb 8
John Bowditch to present “Disrupting Reality: Immersive Media at Ohio University” at Feb. 15 Science Café Full Story...
Feb 6
Graduate students to showcase communication skills during 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Feb. 15 Feb 6
Graduate students to showcase communication skills during 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Feb. 15 Full Story...
Physicists demonstrate new characteristics of carbon Feb 6
Dr. David Drabold, Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Physics, and Bishal Bhattarai, a doctoral student in Physics & Astronomy, have published a seminal paper predicting the structure of amorphous “glassy” carbon at very low densities. Their paper provides the cornerstone of theoretical understanding of this form of matter, and is the first to accurately specify the atomic structure. Full Story...
Jan 31
Ohio University’s Winter Dance Concert will explore the potential of the body in motion Jan 31
Ohio University Division of Dance in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater presents the annual Winter Dance Concert, featuring works by faculty and guest artists, for two nights only, Friday–Saturday, February 17–18 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Full Story...
Innovation Strategy submissions show strong university engagement with interdisciplinary initiatives Jan 31
University reviews Cycle 2 pre-proposals. Full Story...
Jan 29
NQPI ¦ Kordesch gets grant to reexamine properties of surface coatings Jan 29
Ohio University Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Martin Kordesch recently received a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study the fundamental properties of surfaces of thermionic cathodes. Full Story...
Malinski recognized with cardiology award Jan 29
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Tadeusz Malinski was recently honored by the International Academy of Cardiology at the 21st World Congress on Heart Disease in Boston. Full Story...
Jan 27
New research colloquia and seminars calendar launched Jan 27
Online resource provides convenient listing of events. Full Story...
ORSP announces changes to website, service center Jan 27
Office provides customer service enhancements for research administration. Full Story...
Physiologist Brian Clark to present “Age of Champions: Healthy Aging in the 21st Century” at Feb. 1 Science Café Jan 27
Heritage College professor will speak at Baker Center Front Room. Full Story...
Jan 24
Application deadline nears for Tropical Disease Research Program in Ecuador Jan 24
The deadline to apply for participation in this summer's community-based Tropical Disease Research Program in Ecuador is Feb. 1. Full Story...
Jan 23
Sigal to receive 2016 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Jan 23
Ohio University alumnus will be honored with award on Feb. 8. Full Story...
Jan 18
Rajko Grlic to present “The Constitution and How I Wrote It” at Jan. 25 Café Conversation Jan 18
Eminent Scholar in Film to discuss development of new feature. Full Story...
Registration is open for 2017 Student Research and Creative Activity Expo Jan 18
Registration for the 2017 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is now open. Registration closes on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Full Story...
Jan 11
Glidden professor investigates exotic and extreme nuclei Jan 11
Ohio University’s 2016-17 Visiting Glidden Professor Dr. Andreas Nogga seeks to understand more about the forces holding atomic nuclei together.  As one of the leading few-body theoretical physicists, he studies the strong nuclear force, one of the four fundamental forces of nature. Full Story...
Five faculty members receive Baker Fund support during fall 2016 cycle Jan 11
The fund awarded $53,704 for research, scholarship and creative work. Full Story...
Jan 6
Ohio University Research Committee awards $61,321 during fall 2016 funding cycle Jan 6
The Ohio University Research Committee has selected eight faculty proposals for funding during its fall 2016 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $61,321. Full Story...
Jan 5
Graduate College invites students to register for 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Jan 5
The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 15. Full Story...
Jan 3
Astrophysicist Joseph Shields to present “The Quest for Supermassive Black Holes” at Jan. 18 Science Café Jan 3
Physics talk to kick off Spring Semester Café Series. Full Story...