Research

Vicente Attends Summer Hands-On Photovoltaic Experience at NREL

Students are measuring the I-V curves of the solar cells they have made. Photo credit: Dennis Schroeder (NREL)

Juvinch Vicente attended a summer Hands-On Photovoltaic Experience workshop at National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2018. He is an Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry doctoral graduate student. The HOPE workshop has been offered every summer by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo. Fifteen graduate students in the United States were […]

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October 15, 2018 at 5:22 pmResearch

Not Just a Box of Spaghetti | Bell and Moran do Research at Academia Barilla

Dr. David Bell at Academia Barilla

You may be more familiar with the name of Barilla from the pasta aisle of your local supermarket. The company, founded in 1877 as a bakery shop in Parma, Italy, by Pietro Barilla, has grown to a multi-national corporation with an annual revenue of more than $450 billion (2015). In […]

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October 15, 2018 at 1:03 pmResearch

Lee Authors Article on Japanese Domestication of Penicillin Production, 1946–1951

Dr. Victoria Lee

Dr. Victoria Lee, Assistant Professor of History, authored an article on “Microbial Transformations: The Japanese Domestication of Penicillin Production, 1946–1951” in the Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. Abstract: The domestication of penicillin production in Japan was a priority for the Allied occupation government (1945–1952) immediately after World War II, since […]

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October 14, 2018 at 9:22 amResearch

Graduate Student Research Fund Proposals Due Nov. 1

Applications for the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Student Research Fund are due Nov. 1, 2018. The fund supports graduate students in their research endeavors by providing 20 grants of $1,000 annually (10 in a fall cycle, 10 in a spring cycle) based upon a competitive proposal process. Awards […]

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October 12, 2018 at 2:47 pmAnnouncements Research

Tao Presents Usage-Based Linguistics Research in China

presents at International Linguistics and Chinese Language Studies

Dr. Liang Tao, Associate Professor of Linguistics, recently delivered two lectures in Beijing, China—a conference presentation and a one-day lecture. Tao’s invitation to speak at the seminar is acknowledgement of the major contribution she has made to the field of usage-based linguistic studies, and a recognition of the role that […]

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October 12, 2018 at 8:24 amResearch

Tomeo, Rosenthal Author Article on Genetic Correlations in Photosynthesis and Photorespiration

Nicholas Tomeo and David Rosenthal

Ohio University alum Dr. Nicholas Tomeo and Dr. David Rosenthal authored an article on “Photorespiration differs among Arabidopsis thaliana ecotypes and is correlated with photosynthesis” in the Journal of Experimental Botany. Tomeo earned a Ph.D. in Plant Biology in 2017. Rosenthal is Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at […]

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October 11, 2018 at 9:03 amResearch

Drabold Delivers Invited Talks at Petra School of Physics in Amman, Jordan

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, is an invited speaker at the 9th International Petra School of Physics on “Nano Physics: Fundamentals and Applications” in Amman, Jordan in October. Drabold will lecture on “Disorder on the nanoscale: ab initio simulations of amorphous materials” and “Electrons and phonons […]

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October 8, 2018 at 3:32 pmResearch