Post Tagged with: "National Science Foundation"

Miles Awarded NSF OPUS Grant to Build Database of Several Hundred Lizard Species

Dr. Donald Miles

By Kaitlyn Lyons Dr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology program Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis” (OPUS). This grant, in the amount of $209,451, is to provide support for synthesizing a body of prior […]

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February 14, 2020 at 4:32 pmResearch

Psychology and OU-HCOM Host National Science Foundation Program

From left, Angela Royo Romero, Megan Brickner, Steve Evans, Samantha Margherio, and Melissa Hernandez following students' oral presentations at OHIO's research poster presentation.

by Kristin Distel In Summer 2018, faculty from the Family Medicine and Social Medicine (HCOM) and the Department of Psychology welcomed nine undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country to OHIO’s campus, where the students worked on independent research projects under the faculty’s mentorship. The eight-week  program, which culminated […]

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November 8, 2018 at 4:15 pmNews Research

New Archaeology Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Dr. Joseph Gingerich

by Harlee Rozell ’17 Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Dr. Joseph Gingerich, was recently awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to continue research on artifacts from the Shawnee-Minisink archaeological site, located in the Upper Delaware Valley in Pennsylvania. According to Gingerich’s project summary, “detailed excavations of the Clovis level, dated to […]

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February 13, 2017 at 10:46 amNews

How to Apply for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

How to Apply for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

by Matt McCullough ’17 Interested in doing research as a graduate student? The National Science Foundation awards $138,000 to graduate students over three years to conduct STEM and STEM Education research through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Dr. Roxanne Malé-Brune, Director of Grant Development and Projects at Ohio University, has […]

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September 9, 2016 at 11:41 amResearch

Biology Student Goes ‘Fishing’ in Antarctica, Tin Can to the Rescue

Amanda Biederman at Palmer Station in Antarctica

By Kristin M. Distel Graduate student Amanda Biederman, undergraduate Elizabeth Evans ’16, and Dr. Lisa Crockett spent April through June 2015 at Antarctica’s Palmer Station, where they studied the dominant fishes of the area and physiological and biochemical processes that limit their capacity to tolerate a warming climate. Their journey […]

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July 12, 2016 at 2:49 pmAlumni Research

Grad Student Discovers New Species of Titanosaurian Dinosaur

An artistic rendering of a deceased Rukwatitan bisepultus individual in the initial floodplain depositional setting from which the holotypic skeleton was recovered. Image credit: Mark Witton, University of Portsmouth.

Eric Gorscak ’09, a doctoral student in Biological Sciences, is the lead author on the discovery of a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur in Tanzania. The study describes a rare find—a sauropod dinosaur skeleton from Africa. Ohio University paleontologists have identified the new species of titanosaurian, a member of the […]

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September 9, 2014 at 7:37 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News Research

Math Professors Get NSF Grant to Attack the Curse of Dimensionality

Dr. Martin J. Mohlenkamp, Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of Mathematics, and Dr. Todd Young, Professor of Mathematics, received an NSF grant for computational mathematics work. The Curse of Dimensionality is that high-dimensional problems are much, much harder than low-dimensional problems. “Although in our everyday lives we perceive space as […]

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August 4, 2014 at 4:31 pmResearch