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Research & Innovation News

Dec 11
Meyers' plant biology experiment goes to space this week Dec 11
“HEY EVERYBODY— I’M GOING TO SPACE!! Well, not me personally… but the launch of SpaceX-CRS13 resupply mission to the International Space Station will be carrying the materials I'll be using for the remainder of my Ph.D. research," says graduate student Alexander Meyers. Full Story...
Dec 4
Contemporary History ¦ Steve Miner on new perspectives of the Soviet Union at war, Dec. 7 Dec 4
The Contemporary History Institute presents a lecture by Dr. Steven M. Miner on “The Furies Unleashed: New Perspectives of the Soviet Union at War” held on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 4:30 pm in Baker 242. Full Story...
Dec 2
Castillo models granular systems on the move, like crowded subway cars Dec 2
Ohio University Physics & Astronomy professor and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Horacio Castillo is working to understand phenomena happening in dense granular matter. To Castillo, dense granular matter are like crowded subway cars. Full Story...
Nov 29
OHIO researchers to discuss “Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters,” at December Science Café Nov 29
OHIO researchers to discuss “Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters,” at December Science Café Full Story...
Nov 27
The century of universalization: Ohio University experts join international scholars on groundbreaking study on outer space governance Nov 27
The century of universalization: Ohio University experts join international scholars on groundbreaking study on outer space governance Full Story...
LIGHTS program supports Appalachian entrepreneurs during first year of operations Nov 27
LIGHTS program supports Appalachian entrepreneurs during first year of operations Full Story...
Nov 21
Colin Gabler to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 29 Nov 21
Colin Gabler to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 29 Full Story...
Nov 16
Biologists monitor nearby eastern timber rattlesnakes Nov 16
Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins have been locating and recording the health of these snakes periodically over the past few months in order to better understand their behavior and biology Full Story...
OHIO hosts Herpetology Symposium, featuring student researchers Nov 16
Seven years ago, then-graduate student Vincent Farallo organized a symposium composed of Ohio University and John Carroll University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The aim of the symposium was to bring together everyone interested in the biology of amphibians and reptiles, a field of biology known as “herpetology.” Full Story...
Nov 15
John J. Kopchick Awards support 14 student and faculty research projects Nov 15
John J. Kopchick Awards support 14 student and faculty research projects Full Story...
Nov 13
University investment in interdisciplinary projects pays off Nov 13
Outcomes from the Innovation Strategy planning grant program. Full Story...
Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund provides $46,035 for 2017-18 student projects Nov 13
The program supported 37 Ohio University students. Full Story...
Nov 9
Srdjan Nesic to discuss research on infrastructure corrosion at Nov. 15 Science Café Nov 9
Srdjan Nesic to discuss research on infrastructure corrosion at Nov. 15 Science Café Full Story...
Undergraduates invited to “How to Find and Apply for Summer Research Internships” Nov 9
November workshops to highlight student opportunities. Full Story...
Nov 8
Diabetes Institute to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 15 Nov 8
Diabetes Institute to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 15 Full Story...
Oct 30
Study provides first evidence of natural selection on thermal preference, climate change Oct 30
Biological Sciences graduate student Anthony L. Gilbert and Dr. Donald Miles published an article that provides a critical study for those interested in climate change and the effects of climate change on species and ecosystems across the globe. Full Story...
Oct 25
Physicist Zach Meisel to discuss stellar explosions at Nov. 1 Science Cafe Oct 25
Researcher explores how various elements were made in the universe. Full Story...
Oct 24
Scientist Ronan Carroll will be guest on WATH 970 talk show Thursday Oct 24
Scientist Ronan Carroll will be guest on WATH 970 talk show Thursday Full Story...
Oct 17
Hla authors Nature article on graphene nanoribbons, well-suited semiconductors for electronics, optoelectronics Oct 17
Dr. Saw-Wai Hla, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a journal article about atomically precise semiconducting graphene nanoribbons—which could be better suited than graphene for applications ranging from electronic and optoelectronic devices and could be synthesized using basic chemical ingredients—in Nature Communications. Full Story...
Fossil discovery from Tanzania reveals ancient bobcat-sized carnivore Oct 17
Fossil discovery from Tanzania reveals ancient bobcat-sized carnivore Full Story...
1804 Fund grant to support Russ College nanotech research Oct 17
Nanotechnology researchers have received an Ohio University 1804 Fund grant that will support nanotechnology research. Made possible with a $49,371 grant, the Zetasizer measures both the size and surface charge of small particles by scattering light through them. Full Story...
Oct 16
Registration open for “How to Write a Competitive NSF Grant” workshop Dec. 13 Oct 16
Faculty, staff and graduate students must RSVP by Nov. 15. Full Story...
OHIO astrophysicist contributes to discovery of neutron star merger Oct 16
Ohio University astrophysicist Ryan Chornock is part of a large international team of scientists that reported a major new discovery about the cosmos today. Full Story...
Oct 13
Boom Without the Bust: 'Shale Innovation Project' Researches Sustainable Natural Gas Development Oct 13
A three-year interdisciplinary program supported by the Ohio University Research Division combines faculty, staff and student researchers from across Ohio University to address the complex economic, social, environmental and technical questions associated with shale development in Ohio, while also addressing impacts from the pending shale industry bust. Full Story...
Oct 12
Paul Patton to present “Harvest the Past, Feed the Future” at Oct. 18 Science Café Oct 12
Anthropology faculty member to discuss regional agriculture. Full Story...
Oct 11
Liberty Mobility Now’s growth, funding poised to receive boost via RISE OF THE REST competition Oct 11
Liberty Mobility Now, a startup company supported by the Ohio University Innovation Center and TechGROWTH Ohio, a program of the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, will soon compete for national recognition and added funding; it’s among eight companies that will compete next month for a $100,000 investment through the RISE OF THE REST pitch competition. Full Story...
Oct 6
Event to celebrate faculty recipients of research and teaching excellence awards Oct 6
Ohio University will spotlight awards on Oct. 26. Full Story...
Oct 4
Julie Suhr to discuss health impacts of sleep deprivation at Oct. 11 Science Café Oct 4
Psychology professor to speak at Baker Center Front Room. Full Story...
Oct 2
“Becoming an Ally: Tutoring Multilingual Writers” to debut Oct. 11 Oct 2
Student programs develop new training film. Full Story...
Sep 24
Neuroscience Program Hosts Research Colloquium in October Sep 24
Neurons will fire across Lake Hope Lodge on Oct. 7 as Ohio University’s neuroscientists convene to discuss their research in the first annual “Neuroscience Research Day.” Full Story...
Sep 20
Colin Gabler to present “To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question” at Sept. 27 Café Conversation Sep 20
Event to be held in Baker Center Front Room. Full Story...
Sep 16
Doctoral physics students share interests in fundamentals of the Universe Sep 16
Doctoral students working with faculty members associated with INPP and the Physics & Astronomy Department shared their research and findings in an afternoon poster session. Full Story...
Sep 14
Five OHIO faculty members named 2017 Presidential Research Scholars Sep 14
Scholars recognized for excellence in the areas of physical sciences and engineering, and social and behavioral sciences. Full Story...
Registration now open for Startup Weekend Athens Oct. 13-15 Sep 14
Event teaches participants how to take business idea from concept to creation. Full Story...
Plant biology alumni, faculty, students honor Cohn at research symposium Sep 14
Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology alumni, faculty and students gathered Sept. 9 to honor the late Dr. Norman S. Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, at the Norman S. Cohn Research Symposium. Full Story...
Sep 8
Professor Lisa Crockett to present “Secrets and Perils of the Southern Ocean” at Sept. 20 Science Café Sep 8
OHIO biologist kicks off fall semester series at Baker Center Front Room. Full Story...
Aug 29
Startup Stories Series to feature John Kopchick Sept. 7 Aug 29
Ohio University Innovation Center event features Distinguished Professor. Full Story...
Innovation Center offers free workshops, coaching for entrepreneurs Aug 29
IDEAtion Workshops, open coaching hours available this fall. Full Story...
Aug 24
Misako Hata named lab director of Ohio University Innovation Center Aug 24
New hire will oversee operations for and maintenance of the incubator’s biotechnology and 3D printing labs. Full Story...
Research Division announces fall 2017 funding, workshops and deadlines Aug 24
Internal awards support research, scholarship and creative work. Full Story...
Aug 22
Air Travel Support Program features new offerings for faculty, staff Aug 22
Multiple night travel options are now available. Full Story...
Aug 16
Nominations open for 2017 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Aug 16
The deadline for nominations for the 2017 award cycle is Tuesday, Oct. 31. Full Story...
Schedule announced for fall 2017 Science Café and Café Conversations series Aug 16
Series features discussions led by Ohio University faculty members about topical issues. Full Story...
Registration open for “How to Write a Competitive NSF GRFP Application” workshop Aug 16
Two information sessions will be offered for Ohio University students. Full Story...
Aug 8
Brune, alum co-author paper on probing star-like conditions at National Ignition Facility Aug 8
"Stars are giant thermonuclear plasma furnaces that slowly fuse the lighter elements in the universe into heavier elements, releasing energy, and generating the pressure required to prevent collapse. To understand stars, we must rely on nuclear reaction rate data obtained, up to now, under conditions very different from those of stellar cores," say researchers in a Nature Physics article. Full Story...
Jul 13
OHIO Innovation Center welcomes area entrepreneurs to open coaching hours Jul 13
Business incubator offers walk-in service. Full Story...
Jul 11
Two Ohio University teams selected for I-Corps@Ohio 2017 cohort Jul 11
Two Ohio University research teams were selected for the third I-Corps@Ohio cohort and are currently in the midst of the seven-week program, as they work to validate the market potential of their proposed technologies and learn about launching startup companies. Full Story...
Jul 6
Groundbreaking ceremony held for OHIO-ODOT test pavement project in Vinton County Jul 6
Groundbreaking ceremony held for OHIO-ODOT test pavement project in Vinton County Full Story...
Jun 21
Ohio University civil engineer helping mitigate Amish buggy damage to state roadways Jun 21
The four million tourists who visit the heart of Ohio’s Amish community, Holmes County, each year will soon enjoy a smoother, safer ride thanks to an Ohio University civil engineering researcher. Full Story...
May 26
Eli Lilly drug discovery program offers new services to OHIO researchers May 26
Expanded resources now available. Full Story...