Post Tagged with: "Graduate Research"

Howard, Forsythe Posters Win First Place at Expo

Lucas Howard with his first-place poster

Geological Sciences students presented six posters at Ohio University’s annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo. Both graduate and undergraduate students presented research on diverse topics including fossil identification, geochemistry of harmful algal blooms, reconstructing Pleistocene and Pennsylvanian paleoclimates, and methods for detecting ancient asteroid impacts. Junior Geological Sciences major […]

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April 18, 2019 at 4:40 pmNews Research

Ysidron Gets NIH Graduate Research Supplement Award

Dominic Ysidron

Psychology graduate student Dominic Ysidron received a National Institutes of Health graduate research supplement award that will cover his graduate stipend for two years and provide him with research and travel support. A first-year clinical health psychology student, Ysidron is working with Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, who has […]

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January 6, 2019 at 5:42 pmResearch

Linguistics Faculty, Students Present Teaching Tips at Second Language Pronunciation Conference

Linguistics faculty and graduate students present at PSLLT

Second-year Linguistics M.A. students Sofía Fernandez and Zoe Zawadzki presented their projects at the 10th annual Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching conference at Iowa State University from Sept. 6-8, along with Dr. Lara Wallace and Dr. Edna Lima of the English Langauge Improvement Program. Fernandez presented with Wallace, Senior […]

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November 28, 2018 at 1:55 pmResearch

Howard and López Investigate Link Between Pollution and Algal Blooms on Lake Erie

Lucas Howard collects a sediment sample along the Maumee River. Nutrient loads are examined in both the deposited sediment and water samples.

Contamination of the Maumee River due to agricultural activities is a significant problem for the water resources at Lake Erie and cities like Toledo, Ohio. Specifically, harmful algae blooms are a subject of growing concern and study. Aided by fertilizer runoff, harmful algae blooms can grow rapidly and cover vast […]

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October 22, 2018 at 3:23 pmResearch

Bali and López Investigate Impacts of Volcanic Ash on El Salvador Water Quality

Bali collects water samples from La Barra de Santiago marsh in El Salvador

Ohio University Geologists Dr. Dina López and Abioudun Emmanuel Ayo-Bali M.S. ’19 want to know why the fish population recovered—but not the macroinvertebrates—in water contaminated by a 2005 volcanic eruption in El Salvador. When the Santa Ana volcano erupted, emitting ash and gases in 2005, the ash fell preferentially to […]

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September 21, 2018 at 5:33 pmResearch

Baker Peace Dissertation Fellowship Awarded to History’s Mayhew

Michelle Mayhew

Doctoral student Michelle Mayhew in the History Department received the 2018-19 Baker Peace Dissertation Fellowship. The award is funded by the John and Elizabeth Baker Peace Endowment, created in the 1980s to fund teaching, scholarship, and conferences at Ohio University that promote the study of conflict and conflict resolution. Mayhew said […]

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April 26, 2018 at 7:58 pmNews Research

Political Science Students Present at the Research Expo

Political Science Students Present at the Research Expo

Six students from the Political Science Department presented their work at the 2018 Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 12. Five hailed from the Honors Tutorial Program, the sixth from the M.A. program in Political Science. Four of the six presenters received awards. HTC student Reiya Bhat received […]

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April 15, 2018 at 9:25 amResearch