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Smucker Gets Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Thomas Smucker

From Research Communications The Ohio University Research Committee has selected four faculty proposals, including Dr. Thomas Smucker, for funding during its fall 2018 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $26,462. Smucker, Associate Professor of Geography, received $7,905 for his project on “Foundations for Convergence: Bridges and Barriers between Disaster Risk […]

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January 17, 2019 at 1:25 pmResearch

Sullivan Gets Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Kathleen Sullivan

From Research Communications The Ohio University Research Committee has selected four faculty proposals, including Dr. Kathleen Sullivan, for funding during its fall 2018 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $26,462. Sullivan, Associate Professor of Political Science, received $3,703 for her project on “The Protection of Seaman, 1789-1915.” She will visit […]

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January 17, 2019 at 1:19 pmResearch

Held, Kieliszewski Co-Author Articles on Mystery of Morphogenesis

Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski

Dr.  Michael Held and Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski collaborated with researchers from the University of Sussex and the University of Georgia on two journal articles. Kieliszewski is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, and Held is Associate Professor there. Their co-authors are DTA Lamport of the University of Sussex […]

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January 12, 2019 at 1:36 pmResearch

Wu Co-Authors Introduction to Special Issue on Photopigmentation and Melanoma

Dr. Shiyong Wu

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, co-authored numerous research articles in 2018, including “To be or not to be Photopigmented, that is the Question. An Introduction to the Special Issue (of Photochemistry and Photobiology) dedicated to Photopigmentation and Melanoma.” His more recent article was “The Effect of Endothelial […]

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January 12, 2019 at 12:49 pmResearch

Chornock Quoted on ‘Birth of a Black Hole’ Observation

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was quoted in a Space.com article headlined “Mysterious ‘Cow’ Blast in Space May Reveal Birth of a Black Hole” about research announced Jan. 10 at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle. A weirdly bright […]

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January 11, 2019 at 12:20 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Hooper’s Stick Insect Study Shows Significance of Passive Muscle Force for Fast Movements

Stick insect stody. Credit: Arndt von Twickel et al.

“Long, heavy limbs such as arms or legs differ fundamentally from short, light limbs such as fingers in their ability to execute fast movements. While the central nervous system has to actively control fast movements of large limbs, passive muscle force can suffice for the movement velocity and movement amplitude […]

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January 10, 2019 at 12:12 pmResearch

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

By Ryan Flynn NQPI Student Editorial Intern The Clippinger Laboratories building was abuzz recently with a poster competition sponsored by Ohio University’s Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute. The event highlighted leading-edge research by 36 graduate and undergraduate students and elevated their presentations on a platform to compete for cash prizes. […]

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January 9, 2019 at 1:21 pmNews Research