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Tiny seedlings and 3 million worms: Two OHIO experiments headed to International Space Station on June 3

May 26, 2021 When NASA's SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission-22 launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 3, it will carry two Ohio University experiments to the International Space Station.

Patton College of Education faculty receive NSF grant to research connecting elementary mathematics teaching to real-world issues

May 20, 2021 Two Patton College of Education faculty have been awarded a collaborative research grant titled Connecting Elementary Mathematics Teaching to Real-World Issues from the National Science Foundation.

OHIO professor Sumit Sharma receives National Science Foundation CAREER award to study metallic nanoparticles

May 18, 2021 The five-year, $511,902 grant will allow Sharma to study the adsorption behavior of surfactant, or soap-like, molecules on metallic nanoparticles.

Waterbury awarded Fulbright to study Hungary and ethnic identity in the European neighborhood

May 11, 2021 Dr. Myra Waterbury was recently named a Fulbright Scholar and will be headed to Budapest in the spring of 2022 to conduct research on Hungary's disparate populations.

OHIO’s GRID Lab collaborates to offer relaxing VR experience to healthcare workers amid pandemic

May 6, 2021 OHIO’s Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab is collaborating with OhioHealth on a new project to help relieve the stress of COVID on healthcare workers through a Tranquil VR experience.

BBC film crew to chase tornadoes with OHIO professor Houser

May 4, 2021 Dr. Jana Houser heads to Oklahoma this month in search of more answers about how tornadoes behave.

Srdjan Nesic chosen as OHIO's next distinguished professor

April 30, 2021 Dr. Srdjan Nesic, Russ Professor of Chemical Engineering in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, has been named the 2021 Distinguished Professor by Ohio University.

Goldwater Scholar looks at genetic mutations to learn more about hearing loss

April 28, 2021 OHIO junior Nicole Hess jumped at the opportunity to research about hearing loss in her advisor Dr. Soichi Tanda's lab during her freshman year. Now, she is a 2021 Goldwater Scholar.

OHIO researchers examine ways female military leaders band together for support

April 27, 2021 Dr. Roche has dedicated herself to researching the experiences of women in the military, recently conducting two studies looking at women exposed to combat and how leadership impacts mental health.

Student researcher explores how algae can solve environmental problems

April 20, 2021 Years of studying microalgae led Ed Drabold to Ohio University, where he majored in environmental studies through the Honors Tutorial College and continued his research.

Goldwater Scholar infects culture cells to look at the severity of staph infections on different strains

April 19, 2021 Junior HTC biological sciences major Emily Marino named a Goldwater Scholar.

Biology, engineering students win Three Minute Thesis competition

April 8, 2021 Three graduate students walked away winners from the 2021 Ohio University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition finals hosted by the Graduate College on March 24.

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OHIO Innovation Center receives $350K in federal grants to bolster biotechnology and life science startup companies

April 6, 2021 OHIO's Innovation Center has been awarded grants to expand business support provided to technology startups in the science industry sectors.

OHIO Student Expo will showcase research and creative work on social media April 8

March 31, 2021 Ohio University students will be flooding Twitter and Instagram on Thursday, April 8 to show off their research and scholarly accomplishments in this year’s Student Expo.

History professor edits essay collection on the evolution of peace and stability between allied nations from 1945 to present

March 22, 2021 Ingo Trauschweizer links past and present efforts to maintain a peaceful world in his latest book, “Temple of Peace: International Cooperation and Stability since 1945.”