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Miles Contributes to Study: Cool Lizards Do Not Like Global Warming

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, contributed to a study that shows that even sun-loving lizards may not survive rising temperatures in their environment. Climate change is toppling our Earth’s ecosystems out of balance in multiple ways, with often dramatic consequences. Many plants and animals are […]

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September 12, 2019 at 8:40 amResearch

Waterbury Part of Oxford Foundation Research Grant

Dr. Myra Waterbury

Dr. Myra Waterbury, Professor of Political Science, is part of a research team that has been awarded £29,408 from the Oxford Noble Foundation Programme on Modern Poland, with Prof. David J. Smith and Dr. Andreea Udrea of University of Glasgow as co-PIs. Waterbury is part of the grant team with […]

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September 5, 2019 at 9:49 amResearch

Vis Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil

Dr. Morgan Vis

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Dr. Morgan Vis has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Brazil in Biology. Vis is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. In 2018-2019 she was named an Ohio University Presidential […]

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August 29, 2019 at 9:40 amNews Research

Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Dr. Brian Collins published a lengthy afterword to a new Italian translation of Man into Wolf: An Anthropological Interpretation of Sadism, Masochism, and Lycanthropy by Robert Eisler. The translation was titled Uomo diventa Lupo and was published by Adelphi Edizioni under the direction of noted Italian writer Roberto Calasso. Collins […]

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August 29, 2019 at 9:03 amResearch

Lee Wins Award for Published Article on History of Science and Japan

Lee Wins Award for Published Article on History of Science and Japan

Dr. Victoria Lee, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, was recently announced as a 2019 recipient of the Zhu Kezhen Junior Award for her published article, “Microbial Transformations: The Japanese Domestication of Penicillin Production, 1946-1951,” in Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48 (2018): 441-474. The International Society for the […]

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August 28, 2019 at 11:29 amAnnouncements News Research

Ingram Will Be Slater Fellow at Durham University in Spring 2020

Robert G. Ingram

Dr. Robert G. Ingram, Professor of History at Ohio University, has been awarded the Slater Fellowship by Durham University’s Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEM). He will spend Spring 2020 in residence at Durham, where he will be working on a new book project titled Hobbes’s Century: England, Ireland and […]

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August 26, 2019 at 10:31 amResearch

Mischkowski Study Shows Acetaminophen Reduces Positive Empathy

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski co-authored a study on “A Social Analgesic? Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) Reduces Positive Empathy” in Frontiers in Psychology. Mischkowski is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. “Acetaminophen – a potent physical painkiller that also reduces empathy for other people’s suffering – blunts physical and social pain by reducing […]

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August 26, 2019 at 8:19 amResearch