Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology research"

Snell gets NSF grant to transform the model for examining climate change and forests

Dr. Rebecca Snell

From Ohio University News Dr. Rebecca Snell will construct a new way to predict how forests might respond to climate change—filling in some big gaps in scientists’ methods and knowledge—thanks to a National Science Foundation grant designed for potentially transformative research. Her study will bridge the space between empirical studies where […]

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July 6, 2021 at 1:44 pmNews Research

Wyatt Receives Baker Award for ‘Plant Gravitropic Signaling: New Approaches to Old Questions’

Dr. Sarah Wyatt in the growth lab with a model of the Falcon rocket that will take their experiment to the International Space Station. Photo by Ben Siegel

Dr. Sarah Wyatt was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Wyatt is professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and director of the Molecular & Cellular Biology program. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of […]

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May 10, 2021 at 9:54 amResearch

Plant Biology Student Gets Student Enhancement Award for Research

Dasmeet Kaur

From Ohio University News An Environmental & Plant Biology graduate student is among 21 students receiving Ohio University Student Enhancement Award funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity […]

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March 29, 2021 at 11:46 amNews Research

Sylvi Oh Wins Garden Club Award for Summer Work on Migratory Birds, Herbs and Forests

Sylvi Oh

Ohio University graduate student Sylvi Oh will be spending the summer studying how effective migratory birds are in spreading herb seeds that can help forests recover after human disturbance. Oh was awarded The Joan K. Hunt and Rachel M. Hunt Summer Scholarship in Field Botany from the Garden Club of America. The […]

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March 26, 2021 at 4:33 pmNews Research

4 A&S Faculty Get Seed Money for New Research Projects

Dr. Harvey Ballard

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Research Committee selected five proposals—including four from College of Arts & Sciences faculty—for funding during its fall 2020 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $39,438. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for […]

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January 25, 2021 at 8:42 amNews Research

Gar Rothwell Continues Uncovering the History of Plant Life on Earth

Dr. Gar Rothwell

Alumni, Colleagues Celebrate Rothwell’s Discoveries about Plant Evolution Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gar Rothwell just keeps discovering new things. That’s because he keeps looking. Rothwell may have “retired” from Ohio University in 2010, but he has continued his work, contributing an additional 62 scientific studies since that time, including 11 journal articles […]

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November 17, 2020 at 10:25 amNews Research

DeForest Authors Several Papers on Enzyme Activity in Southeast Ohio Soil

Dr. Jared DeForest

Dr. Jared DeForest has authored several journal articles this year, most recently continuing his research on the effects of fertilizer on the soil in southeast Ohio forests. DeForest has been studying changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests, including a rise in the maple tree population and […]

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September 14, 2020 at 9:28 pmResearch