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Conservation Ecology Lab Receives Ohio DNR Grant for Bobcat Research

Conservation Ecology Lab Receives Ohio DNR Grant for Bobcat Research

Bobcats (Lynx rufus) are making a comeback in Ohio after more than a century since their extirpation in the 1850s. Bobcat sightings have been steadily increasing since the 1980s, signaling that they are on their way to reclaiming their former territory, particularly in Southeastern Ohio. Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor […]

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October 30, 2017 at 9:53 amResearch

Four Biology Students Get Prestigious NSF Fellowships, Grants

Maggie Hantak

Four Ohio University Biological Sciences graduate students were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships and grants. James Nassif, a student in Dr. Larry Witmer’s lab, and Cassandra Thompson, in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s lab, were the only Ohio University students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Both are in the […]

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May 24, 2017 at 9:05 amNews Research

Curran and Team Awarded NSF Funds to Continue Pleistocene Research in Romania

Newly excavated partial mammoth skeleton n in lab at Institute of Speleology in Romania.

by Harlee Rozell ’17 Last summer Dr. Sabrina Curran, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, traveled to Romania to continue her research involving the geographical movement of the Homo erectus species, an ancestor of modern humans, during the early Pleistocene. Her interest in this project began in 2008, when she first traveled to […]

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February 14, 2017 at 10:16 amNews

2017 I-Corps@Ohio Request for Proposals | Medtech, Science & Engineering

I-Corps@Ohio announces the 2017 Request for Proposals. Applications will be accepted Dec. 12 through Jan. 10. The RFP is available for immediate review on the website. The selection process consists of two rounds of review by an expert committee. The first round is a simple online executive summary questionnaire that […]

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November 28, 2016 at 7:55 amAnnouncements

Vancouver Hosts NSF-Sponsored Conference for Organizational Researchers

Dr. Coen (on right, second from the left) works with students on computer coding for agent-based model.

Experienced and novice computational modelers converged in Athens on Oct. 23-25 for a conference and workshop focused on computational modeling strategies for organizational science. Hosted by Dr. Jeffrey B. Vancouver, Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Ohio University, this three-day conference was supported by a National Science Foundation grant from the […]

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October 26, 2015 at 6:00 pmNews Research

Sandler, Ulloa Land $400,000 Grant to Study Spin Correlation

Dr. Nancy Sandler

By Samantha Peko Dr. Nancy Sandler and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, both physics professors of Physics at Ohio University and NQPI members, will study spin correlations and spin-orbit effects in new quantum materials with a grant for $405,000 from the National Science Foundation. Spin correlation and spin-orbit looks at the interaction […]

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August 27, 2015 at 10:40 amNews Research

Holcomb Gets NEH Grant for Institute on African American Fiction Author

Dr. Gary Edward Holcomb

By Chris Caldwell Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Studies, working in concert with faculty from around the nation, has secured a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant totaling nearly $200,000. The grant was issued on July 28, 2015. In total the NEH issued $36.6 million dollars to […]

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August 23, 2015 at 5:37 pmNews