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Faust Presents on State Crime SVU at North Central Sociological Association

Faust Presents on State Crime SVU at North Central Sociological Association

Dr. Kelly Faust, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, traveled to Indianapolis in March to the North Central Sociological Association annual meeting. She presents two papers, “State Crime SVU: Analysis of Untested Sexual Assault Kits” and “Using Podcasts in the Classroom: Comparing Strategies and Topics.” For “Using Podcasts in […]

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March 24, 2017 at 9:10 amResearch

Sand Reflects on Undergraduate Research Experience

Sara Sand

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Sometimes the smallest things lead us to the bigger picture. Ohio University senior engineering Physics & Astronomy Honors Tutorial College student Sara Sand said she was inspired by the possibilities of nanoscale research. “It’s amazing in the same way that people who study astronomy, […]

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March 18, 2017 at 1:20 amResearch

Govorov’s Team Models Nanoscale Heat Generation

Govorov’s Team Models Nanoscale Heat Generation

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern When heating objects at the nanoscale, many researchers face problems of precision, efficiency and control of the process. Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Professor of Physics and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Alexander Govorov is helping other researchers to better understand this issue. […]

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March 18, 2017 at 12:56 amResearch

Richardson’s Team Probes Temperature at the Nanoscale

Thermal image of a lithographically fabricated gold nanodot under near-field thermal imaging.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale heat localization and thermosensing has a number of potential applications including cancer therapeutics and nanoelectronics. Chemistry and Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Hugh Richardson and Ph.D. student Susil Baral are working to develop this novel technology. In order to probe temperature at […]

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March 18, 2017 at 12:18 amResearch

Gingerich Presents on Paleoindian Research at Society for American Archaeology

Dr. Joseph Gingerich

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was session chair and presenter at the 82nd Annual Society for American Archaeology national conference in March in Vancouver, British Columbia. His two presentations were “Refitting Paleoindian Workspaces and Activity Areas” and “Exploring Artifact Trampling at an Early Paleoindian Site.” Both of these […]

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March 17, 2017 at 2:16 pmResearch

Scanlan Presents on Food Security and Sustainable Societies at Annual Meeting

Dr. Stephen Scanlan

Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, presented “Food Security and Achieving Sustainable Societies through Female Empowerment” at the 2017 annual meeting of the North Central Sociological Association in Indianapolis in March. Scanlan teaches classes that include Environmental Sociology, Poverty, Social Movements, and a capstone in Environmental Justice and Inequality. […]

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March 17, 2017 at 2:00 pmResearch

Bukky Presents on Adolescent Drug Use at North Central Sociological Association

Molly Bukky

Molly Bukky ‘08M, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, presents “Urban and Rural Adolescent Drug Use and Its Relationship with Classic Criminological Theory” at the North Central Sociological Association annual meeting this month in Indianapolis, Indiana. After graduating with her M.A. in Sociology from the College of Arts and Sciences at […]

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March 13, 2017 at 2:52 pmNews Research