Archive for May, 2016

Check out the Rural Women’s Studies Association Blog

The Rural Women’s Studies Association is working hard to improve the visibility of rural women’s studies research and activism around the world. Did you know that RWSA has its own blog? If you have not already done so, check it out at Join the conversation. Comment on others’ blog […]

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May 18, 2016 at 4:47 pmAnnouncements

RWSA | Annual Business Meeting at Agricultural History Society, June 25

The Rural Women’s Studies Association is holding its annual breakfast business meeting at the upcoming Agricultural History Society conference in New York. The meeting is Saturday, June 25, 2016. Details will be available on the RWSA website. Also regarding the AHS meeting, Grey Osterud notes that one of the sessions […]

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May 18, 2016 at 4:43 pmAnnouncements

Vis Gets Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award

Pressing of Batrachospermum (the frog spawn alga) that Morgan Vis studies

By Sydney Dawes PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, received the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award for 2015-16. The award is given to a faculty member in the College of Arts & Sciences […]

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May 18, 2016 at 12:17 pmResearch

Physicists Host International Meetings on X-Ray Bursts and Neutron Stars, May 22-27

The Cassiopeia A supernova remnant is one of the most famous objects studied by astronomers. It harbors the youngest known neutron star. Image: NASA/CXC/SAO

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Researchers from around the world interested in deep space phenomena convene at Ohio University in May. More than 80 scientists from 12 countries and 14 U.S. states will address topics such as: How are neutron stars born? Are elements heavier than iron, such as […]

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May 17, 2016 at 2:42 pmEvents

NQPI | Director’s Corner

Dr. Eric Stinaff

By Dr. Eric Stinaff Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute Director Warmest greetings from Athens, Ohio! Welcome to the 15th edition of the NQPI Newsletter. I hope you enjoy reading about the latest activities and research being conducted by Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute members. One exciting example is Eric Masson […]

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May 16, 2016 at 5:17 pmAnnouncements

Asmar Wins 4th Annual NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Mahmoud Asmar

The Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute is proud to announce Mahmoud M. Asmar as the recipient of the NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. He will receive a $500 prize for his dissertation titled “Electronic and Spin Transport in Dirac-Like Systems.” In his dissertation, he focused on the study of the relation between […]

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May 16, 2016 at 5:10 pmNews

NQPI | A New Perspective on Down Syndrome

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski receives the Grand Gold Medal by the Society of Arts-Sciences-Letters in Paris.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Tadeusz Malinski’s work on cardiovascular and neuronal function attracted the attention of Ita Pluta-Plutowska, who recently gifted him $400,000 to study the molecular physiology of Down Syndrome. Down Syndrome affects approximately […]

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May 16, 2016 at 4:57 pmResearch