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Research at Ohio University

Ohio University advances excellence in the search of new knowledge, understanding, and creative endeavors, for the benefit of society.

Research Division Information and Resources for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

$62 Million
external funding FY 2019
in nation research return on investment FY 2018
$100 Million
Royalty income over the last 10 years
Undergraduates involved in research

    Engineers develop new technology to advance autonomous vehicles

    Russ College of Engineering and Technology Professor Jim Zhu and graduate students scale up guidance and trajectory tracking system to full-size car.  


    Archaeological Field School offers hands-on experience with discovery of new sites

    For more than 30 years, the school has trained hundreds of anthropology students how to excavate and preserve artifacts from southeastern Ohio.


    Literary scholar unearths Harlem Renaissance novel

    Scholar Gary Holcomb was conducting research on writer Claude McKay — a key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance — when he came across a reference to an unpublished novel.

Improving therapy for knee injuries 

It’s not uncommon for athletes to tear their anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL), a knee injury that requires a stint in physical therapy. Dustin Grooms, an associate professor of athletic training in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, is concerned about the high number of athletes who return to the court or field and injure their ACLs again.