Research and Impact

Fall Grad Spotlight: Sydney Walters graduates with a list of things to remember forever

November 28, 2022 As senior Sydney Walters looks ahead to life after Ohio University, she has some big plans as she waits to hear on her graduate school applications.

EBI postdoctoral fellow awarded fellowship in aging research

November 23, 2022 Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute (EBI) postdoctoral researcher Silvana Duran-Ortiz was awarded the 2022 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research.

OHIO faculty honored for continuing to share expertise and research through their work with media

November 18, 2022 In the calendar year 2021, 221 faculty members from every college and regional campus were featured in 2,300 media reports from all over the world.

OHIO researcher receives more than $1 million in funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

November 17, 2022 Berkeley Franz, Ph.D., was awarded over $1 million by the National Institute on Drug Abuse for two separate studies that are aimed at helping provide resources to combat the opioid epidemic.

Shiyong Wu lab showcases student, alumna researchers at American Society for Photobiology meeting

November 16, 2022 Shiyong Wu took students to the American Society for Photobiology meeting this fall to showcase their research on ultraviolet exposure and basal cell skin cancer.

Institute for International Journalism to use grant to boost local media in South Africa

November 8, 2022 OHIO’s Institute for International Journalism is partnering with the Association of Independent Publishers in South Africa on a one-year effort to develop strategies for sustainable local news media.

Dr. Tommie Radd Professorship officially launches

November 7, 2022 Ohio University’s Gladys W. And David H. Patton College of Education has officially launched the Dr. Tommie Radd Professorship in School Counselor Education for the Department of Counseling and Higher Education.

Skyler Houser studies burrowing scorpions to learn more about the fossil record

November 3, 2022 Geological Sciences graduate student Skyler Houser spent this summer in a lab studying how scorpions make burrows so that he could compare the modern-day arthropods with their fossilized relatives.

Art history senior interns as gallery assistant at the Chautauqua Institute

October 26, 2022 Lessons learned at the intersection of art and business by fourth-year student interning at the Chautauqua Institution.

Study published in Endocrinology by Heritage College researchers finds disruption of the growth hormone receptor gene in adipose tissue results in increased lifespan in mice

October 25, 2022 A study of mice led by the Heritage College and Edison Biotechnology Institute researchers has shown that stopping the activity of growth hormone in fat cells can improve health and increase lifespan.

Team of physicists, chemists demonstrates atomic-level control of rare earth molecule

October 24, 2022 Scientists at OHIO and partner institutions have, for the first time, formed a charged rare earth molecule on a metal surface and rotated it using scanning tunneling microscopy.

Brad Fain celebrated as 2022 OHIO Undergraduate Sport Management Distinguished Alumnus recipient

October 24, 2022 The Ohio University AECOM Center for Sports Administration and the Department of Sports Administration proudly celebrated 2022 OHIO Undergraduate Sport Management Distinguished Alumnus Brad Fain.

Appalachia Forward forms connections between local development districts to uplift Appalachian areas

October 24, 2022 The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service at OHIO held its second annual Appalachia Forward conference on Oct. 5, bringing together local elected officials and development staff.

Appalachian institute expands focus to advance health equity research locally and globally

October 21, 2022 The institute formerly known as the Appalachian Rural Health Institute has broadened its focus beyond rural health and expanded its reach beyond Appalachia. It now operates as the Appalachian Institute to Advance Health Equity Science (ADVANCE).

Board approves creation of two new centers within OMNI

October 21, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the creation of two new centers, the Injury and Pain Research Center and the Center for Healthy Aging, both housed within the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute (OMNI).

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