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Bernstein Serves as Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Western University in Canada

Dr. Neil Bernstein

In the fall semester of 2019, Dr. Neil W. Bernstein was a Distinguished Scholar in Residence in the Department of Classical Studies at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Bernstein is Professor of Classics & World Religions at Ohio University. The primary objective of Western’s Distinguished Scholar in Residence Program […]

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January 17, 2020 at 4:19 pmResearch

Masson Co-Authors Paper in Top-Tier Chemistry Journal on Supramolecular Self-Sorting

Eric Masson studies pumpkin-shaped Cucurbituril molecules

Dr. Eric Masson co-authored a paper on “Dual Layer” Self-Sorting with Cucurbiturils in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a top-tier research journal with one of the highest impact factors in the chemical literature. Masson is the Roenigk Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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January 16, 2020 at 1:01 pmResearch

Stigall Contributes to Comprehensive Review of African Fossil Crustacean

Dispersal pathways used by African clam shrimp to colonize other continents. From Gallego et al. (2020)

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, recently published “The Devonian-Cretaceous fossil record of ‘conchostracans’ of Africa and their paleobiogeographic relationships with other Gondwanan faunas” in Journal of African Earth Sciences with an international team of collaborators. Conchostracans, or clam shrimp, are crustaceans that live in shallow, ephemeral […]

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January 13, 2020 at 4:18 pmResearch

Agensky Publishes Article in Third World Quarterly

Dr. Jonathan Agensky

Dr. Jonathan Agensky, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, just published an article in Third World Quarterly, titled “Who Governs? Religion and Order in Postcolonial Africa.” In the article, Agensky argues that religion and governance intersect to create political order in sub-Saharan settings and that this reflects enduring […]

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January 13, 2020 at 8:43 amResearch

Harrington Gives Keynote at Analytix 2020 in Japan

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter Harrington is the keynote speaker at Analytix 2020 in Osaka, Japan, where he also will be the keynote session chair. Harrington, recently named a Presidential Research Scholar, is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. The keynote presentation is “Chemometrics for the Masses: How to Easily Improve […]

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January 11, 2020 at 12:54 pmResearch

Cimatu and Students Author ACS Papers on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, Substituted Monomers

Cimatu and Students Author ACS Papers on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, Substituted Monomers

Dr. Katherine Cimatu and students in her lab recently published two papers, one on molecularly imprinted polymers with Dr. Imee Su Martinez and graduate students from the University of the Philippines – Diliman and one on substituted monomers authored solely by the Cimatu lab. Cimatu is Associate Professor of Chemistry& […]

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January 11, 2020 at 9:08 amResearch

Marissa Dyck Works to Preserve Bobcat Roadkill Specimens

Marissa Dyck Works to Preserve Bobcat Roadkill Specimens

By Kaitlyn Lyons Bobcats have been locally extinct for about 100 years due to over-harvesting and loss of habitat, but they have recently started to recover throughout the state of Ohio. More and more people have started seeing them in their backyards or killed on roadways. Ohio University graduate student […]

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January 7, 2020 at 4:21 pmResearch