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OHIO professor Snell receives NSF grant to transform the model for examining climate change and forests

July 7, 2021 Dr. Rebecca Snell will construct a new way to predict how forests might respond to climate change thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant designed for potentially transformative research.

School of Theater faculty member set to research theater and ethics in Germany thanks to the Humboldt Fellowship

July 7, 2021 Matthew Cornish received a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, an international, competitive fellowship that supports scholars by connecting them to institutions in Germany.

OHIO physicists are getting even closer to the Big Bang, thanks to a new way to examine light from the past

July 1, 2021 Ohio University physicists are using data from 20 years of ground-based observations of the night sky from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to tackle a fundamental physics question.

OHIO Heritage College professor awarded NIH grant to research the motor neuron in relation to aging

June 30, 2021 Brian Clark, Ph.D., received a five-year, nearly $3 million National Institutes of Health grant to conduct a series of animal and human studies to better understand motor neuron excitability.

Curran searches for clues to human dispersal into Europe along the Danube River

June 28, 2021 Early human ancestors 2 million years ago would have found a hospitable environment to enter Europe through southern Romania along the Danube River and its tributaries, says an OHIO anthropologist.

New Voinovich School name to reflect leadership position and reputation for public service

June 28, 2021 Effective July 1, 2021, the George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs will be renamed the George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service.

Ohio University, Kettering Health agreement expands collaborative medical and health research opportunities

June 23, 2021 Ohio University and Kettering Health have entered into a research collaboration agreement that will serve as a framework for future joint research projects.

OHIO Goldwater Scholar studies nuclear physics in national California lab

June 16, 2021 Ohio University student Emma Rice, an upcoming senior and physics major in the Honors Tutorial College, was recently named a 2021 Goldwater Scholar for her physics research. 

MDIA professor publishes research on health agencies’ use of Instagram during COVID-19

June 10, 2021 Dr. Laeeq Khan, director of the SMART Lab and associate professor in the School of Media Arts and Studies, has co-authored a new study in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

Virtual reality project involving students aims to train law enforcement

June 7, 2021 Over the past few weeks, students from across campus gathered at production locations to shoot scenes for a virtual reality project to help train law enforcement.

OHIO Innovation Center receives $1.2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant

June 4, 2021 Ohio University’s Innovation Center, an internationally-renowned business incubator, has been awarded $1.2 million under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Engineering students receive prestigious awards for corrosion research

June 1, 2021 Five Ph.D. students from the Russ College of Engineering and Technology received prestigious awards at the 2021 Association for Materials Protection and Performance Conference for their research.

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.

Russ College professor awarded grant for 5G technology research

May 26, 2021 A professor in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology was awarded a grant of $399,481 by the U.S. Department of Energy to study and report on 5G wireless cellular technologies.

OhioX University Tech Talk features OHIO professors, industry partners discussing innovation in health care, industry on June 3

May 26, 2021 Two Ohio University professors and their industry partners will share experiences working together during an OhioX University Tech Talk on Thursday, June 3, at 4 p.m.