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Voinovich School and Health Policy Institute of Ohio study impact of childhood trauma

September 28, 2020 Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs recently teamed up with the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) to study the impacts of adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs.

OHIO researchers working on obscurants for the modern era

September 28, 2020 OHIO researchers, led by Distinguished Professor Alexander Govorov, are conducting research on creating advanced nanoscale-level smoke screens funded by an agreement with the U.S. Army Research Office

Appalachia Ohio Zero Waste Initiative receives renewal funding from Sugar Bush Foundation

September 8, 2020 The Appalachia Ohio Zero Waste Initiative will continue to foster initiatives and activities to contribute to the long term goal of a zero-waste economy during the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Curran digs into animal fossils in Romania in search of human migration answers

September 4, 2020 Dr. Sabrina Curran is part of a research team digging further into fossil record in one possible pathway early migration, the Olteţ River Valley in southern Romania.

Ohio University expands aging and pain research with the addition of new faculty

September 3, 2020 The OHIO Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute has increased its critical mass of scientists who focus on combating pain and understanding health as we age.

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OHIO lands pair of equipment grants from National Science Foundation

September 3, 2020 Two groups of Ohio University researchers recently received National Science Foundation grants that will bring state-of-the-art research equipment into OHIO laboratories.

Building Bridges to Careers wins $364K grant to support expansion with help from Voinovich School

September 2, 2020 Building Bridges to Careers will expand the organization’s approach of linking education and business to additional Appalachian Ohio counties with the support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

OHIO Heritage College professors awarded NIH grants

August 28, 2020 Two Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine professors, Susan Williams, Ph.D., and Yang Li, Ph.D., have recently received National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants.

López receives Fulbright to teach Geochemistry of Hydrothermal systems in Argentina

August 26, 2020 Dr. Dina López is taking her expertise in hydrothermal systems and acid mine drainage to Argentina, where she will teach as a Fulbright Scholar in a volcanic area.

Science Cafe kicks off with discussion about COVID with Athens City-County Health Department

August 19, 2020 Ohio University's Science Cafe series kicks off its fall lineup with a virtual panel of experts from the Athens City-County Health Department Sept. 2.

Professor Robert Ingram’s new book “Freedom of speech, 1500-1850” draws historical context for freedom of speech debate

August 11, 2020 A new book by professor Robert Ingram probes the historical context for freedom of speech, its entanglement with religion, and the implications of this centuries-old context on today's conversations.

1804 Fund provides $295K in support for research and teaching initiatives

August 7, 2020 For the 2020-2021 academic year, funding was awarded to seven undergraduate learning proposals and two joint undergraduate learning/research and graduate studies proposals.

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OHIO professor Wyatt earns pair of national fellowships

August 5, 2020 Dr. Sarah Wyatt, an internationally respected researcher in the field of plant gravity biology, was named a Fellow of two national organizations.

Team including OHIO physicist finds possible sign of neutron star in Supernova 1987A

July 30, 2020 The scientists, including Ohio University Physics and Astronomy Prof. Madappa Prakash, provide new insight for the argument that a neutron star is hiding deep inside the remains of the exploded star.