Post Tagged with: "Faculty Research"

Ohio University researchers find bobcat population rising, with room for growth

Graduate student Marrissa Dyck is part of an Ohio University research team that is using multiple data sources, including camera traps, to develop management strategies for the recovering bobcat (lynx rufus).

From Ohio University News Ohio University researchers report that bobcats—Lynx rufus, the furry, spotty felines not the OHIO students—are expanding across the state and have adequate habitat to continue rebounding. Researchers led by Dr. Viorel Popescu have been studying the ecology and threats to the bobcat population over the past […]

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November 17, 2021 at 9:40 amResearch

Ohio University names five outstanding Presidential Research Scholars

Dr. Arthur Smith with his group’s spin- polarized scanning tunneling microscope.

From Ohio University News Ohio University named five professors from physics, engineering, communications and business as its 2021-22 Presidential Research Scholars. “These faculty are internationally recognized for their success in advancing the state of knowledge in their respective fields,” said Joseph Shields, vice president for research and creative activity. “We […]

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November 9, 2021 at 3:37 pmNews

Jaclyn Maxwell’s new book examines socioeconomic status in the early days of Christianity

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell at Balikligol, Sanliurfa Province, in southeastern Turkey.

From Ohio University News In her new book, Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell takes a subject that still resonates today—socioeconomic status—back to late antiquity and examines how upper-class Roman church leaders looked back upon the fishermen and manual laborers at the foundation of their religion. Simplicity and Humility in Late Antique Christian […]

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November 4, 2021 at 1:03 pmResearch

Madappa Prakash awarded most prestigious prize in nuclear astrophysics

Dr. Madappa Prakash

The American Physical Society awarded Dr. Madappa Prakash the 2022 Hans A. Bethe Prize, the most prestigious prize in the field of nuclear astrophysics, for his research about neutron stars and black holes. Prakash, professor in the Physics & Astronomy Department at Ohio University, was recognized “for fundamental contributions to […]

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October 20, 2021 at 8:22 amResearch

Geology students, faculty showcase their work on paleontology and environmental issues

Ian Forsythe with fossils collected in the field displayed back in the lab in Clippinger.

From Ohio University News Six graduate students and four faculty members from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department shared their research at the recent Geological Society of America annual meeting Oct. 10-13. Five of the graduate students traveled to Portland, Arizona, to present their research in person, while another student […]

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October 19, 2021 at 1:22 pmNews Research

Barr-Melej examines Chile’s path amid violent upheavals of the ‘Global 1968’

Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej

From Ohio University News From Mexico City to Paris and beyond, 1968 saw massive protests, political violence, the assertion of new values, and explosions of artistic expression that together challenged dominant structures, ideologies, and sensibilities amid the Cold War. Even Ohio University would find itself closing amid riots in May […]

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October 14, 2021 at 1:32 pmResearch

Schenk to use desert flowers to pursue an unanswered question about macroevolution

Dr. John Schenk

From Ohio University News What can researchers learn about evolution from a family of flowering desert plants common to North America? Quite a lot, especially if they can get a nearly complete picture of an entire genus and observe not just changes in form, but also changes in function. Scientists […]

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August 16, 2021 at 1:06 pmResearch