Post Tagged with: "research"

ELIP’s Joseph Lee: Helping Students Become Effective Communicators

Dr. Joseph Lee

By Mary Vandeman Dr. Joseph Lee of Ohio University’s English Language Improvement Program works to help students develop the knowledge, abilities and tools necessary to become autonomous and effective disciplinary communicators. He designs curricula, conducts research, supervises TAs, and teaches graduate-level academic and professional writing and oral communication courses, as […]

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November 1, 2017 at 12:10 pmNews

Stigall’s Role in International Conference Part of Efforts to Improve Global Scientific Engagement

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences, is the North American leader of the International Geoscience Programme Project 653: The Onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event, which is funded by UNESCO and built around the concept that engaging the greatest diversity of scientists collaboratively on a key scientific issue […]

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October 31, 2017 at 12:43 amResearch

Geological Sciences Brings Research, Excellence to Annual GSA Meeting

Trey Klopfenstein '18, Alex Nadas '18, Jack Seeley '18, Sarah Kogler '18, Damian Nance, Mitch Brourman '94, and Hanna Brourman '18

Ohio University Geological Sciences faculty and students were a major presence at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting held Oct. 21-25 in Seattle. Department members presented nine formal presentations authored by four faculty, four graduate students, and one undergraduate student. Faculty members also chaired two scientific sessions, presented an […]

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October 31, 2017 at 12:19 amNews

Hembree Presents Keynote at International Conference in South Africa

Dr. Daniel Hembree

Dr. Dan Hembree, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, traveled to South Africa in October to present a keynote talk on “Experimental continental neoichnology: the lessons animals can teach us in the laboratory and field” at the Second International Congress on Continental Ichnology. Hembree’s keynote address discussed the […]

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October 30, 2017 at 11:44 pmResearch

Smith’s Sabbatical Team Explores Spintronics

Dr. Arthur Smith with graduate students Sneha Upadhyay, Joseph Perry Corbett, and undergraduate Alexandra Semposki

Amid several conferences, pending proposals and graduating students from his laboratory, Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member and Physics & Astronomy Professor Dr. Arthur Smith has had quite the sabbatical exploring spintronic research. With the help of his current graduate students Sneha Upadhyay , Joseph Perry Corbett, and undergraduate Alexandra Semposki, Smith […]

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October 30, 2017 at 3:00 pmResearch

OHIO Honors Excellence in Faculty Research and Teaching at Ceremony

OHIO administrators celebrate the 2017 Presidential Research Scholars. From left to right: Joseph Shields, vice president for research and creative activity and dean of the Graduate College; Daniel Phillips, professor of physics and astronomy; Steven W. Evans, professor of psychology; David Descutner, interim executive vice president and provost; Avinash K. Kodi, professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Julie S. Owens, professor of psychology; Hao Chen, professor of chemistry and biochemistry; M. Duane Nellis, president. Photo credit: Evan Leonard/Ohio University.

 From Compass Thirteen Ohio University faculty were honored for their accomplishments in research and teaching during a recognition ceremony Oct. 26. The event celebrated the 2017 Presidential Research Scholars and the winners and finalists of the Presidential Teacher Award and the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. “This evening is […]

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October 30, 2017 at 2:37 pmNews

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