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New Archaeology Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Dr. Joseph Gingerich

by Harlee Rozell ’17 Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Dr. Joseph Gingerich, was recently awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to continue research on artifacts from the Shawnee-Minisink archaeological site, located in the Upper Delaware Valley in Pennsylvania. According to Gingerich’s project summary, “detailed excavations of the Clovis level, dated to […]

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February 13, 2017 at 10:46 amNews

How to Apply for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

How to Apply for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

by Matt McCullough ’17 Interested in doing research as a graduate student? The National Science Foundation awards $138,000 to graduate students over three years to conduct STEM and STEM Education research through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Dr. Roxanne Malé-Brune, Director of Grant Development and Projects at Ohio University, has […]

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September 9, 2016 at 11:41 amResearch

Biology Student Goes ‘Fishing’ in Antarctica, Tin Can to the Rescue

Amanda Biederman at Palmer Station in Antarctica

By Kristin M. Distel Graduate student Amanda Biederman, undergraduate Elizabeth Evans ’16, and Dr. Lisa Crockett spent April through June 2015 at Antarctica’s Palmer Station, where they studied the dominant fishes of the area and physiological and biochemical processes that limit their capacity to tolerate a warming climate. Their journey […]

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July 12, 2016 at 2:49 pmAlumni Research

Grad Student Discovers New Species of Titanosaurian Dinosaur

An artistic rendering of a deceased Rukwatitan bisepultus individual in the initial floodplain depositional setting from which the holotypic skeleton was recovered. Image credit: Mark Witton, University of Portsmouth.

Eric Gorscak ’09, a doctoral student in Biological Sciences, is the lead author on the discovery of a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur in Tanzania. The study describes a rare find—a sauropod dinosaur skeleton from Africa. Ohio University paleontologists have identified the new species of titanosaurian, a member of the […]

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September 9, 2014 at 7:37 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News Research

Math Professors Get NSF Grant to Attack the Curse of Dimensionality

Dr. Martin J. Mohlenkamp, Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of Mathematics, and Dr. Todd Young, Professor of Mathematics, received an NSF grant for computational mathematics work. The Curse of Dimensionality is that high-dimensional problems are much, much harder than low-dimensional problems. “Although in our everyday lives we perceive space as […]

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August 4, 2014 at 4:31 pmResearch