Research

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

  Seven years ago, then-graduate student Vincent Farallo organized a symposium composed of Ohio University and John Carroll University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The aim of the symposium was to bring together everyone interested in the biology of amphibians and reptiles, a field of biology known as “herpetology.” The seventh […]

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November 15, 2017 at 1:30 pmResearch

Sinha Gets Grant, Authors Reference Ontology on Mapping Basins, Valleys and Canyons

Dr. Gaurav Sinha

Dr. Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor of Geography, co-authored a reference ontology on mapping depression landforms such as basins, valleys and canyons as part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series. Sinha was awarded a grant of $41,000 from the United States Geological Survey to fund his sabbatical research […]

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November 9, 2017 at 12:38 pmResearch

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

By Robert Frank Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences I recently had the opportunity to accompany Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins on a trip to monitor three Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes. This team has been locating and recording the health of […]

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November 8, 2017 at 6:27 pmResearch

1804 Grant Funds New Equipment for Molecular Research

Doctoral student Colin Kruse, Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a Covaris.

Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research. The equipment includes the Covaris S220 Focused-ultrasonicator – used to prepare […]

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November 7, 2017 at 12:16 pmResearch

Biology Undergrads Present at Conference on Avian Biology, Reisenfeld Wins Award

Kyra Reisenfeld presenting her poster at OARC.

Ohio University undergraduate students Kyra Reisenfeld and Chance Patznick presented their research at the Ohio Avian Research Conference at Dennison University on Oct. 14 to an audience that included governmental, non-governmental, and university researchers as well as amateur ornithologists and interested community members. The Biological Sciences students are doing undergraduate […]

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November 3, 2017 at 12:32 pmResearch

Ganeshan, Di Maggio Present on Politeness Strategies in Spanish

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan and  graduate student Genoveva Di Maggio at the 2017 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium.

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan and Modern Languages graduate student Genoveva Di Maggio presented their research on politeness strategies used in Uruguayan, Mexican and Peninsular Spanish at the 2017 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium in Lubbock, TX, Oct. 26-28. Ganeshan is Assistant Professor of Spanish, and Di Maggio is a  second-year master’s student of […]

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November 3, 2017 at 10:28 amResearch

Perez Sheldon Advising on Smithsonian Exhibit on ‘Science and Religion in American History’

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

By Kristin Distel Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, is currently serving on an advisory board with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She is one of approximately 10 scholars whom the Smithsonian has selected from across the […]

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November 2, 2017 at 6:16 pmResearch