Post Tagged with: "research"

Alexander Govorov and Berlin collaborators set out to harness nanostructures for energy and sensing

From left, Dr. Alexander "Sasha" Govorov and Dr. Sven Burger at the Zuse Institute in Berlin.

From Ohio University News One of the world’s leading theoretical physicists working on light interactions with nanomaterials, Dr. Alexander Govorov is teaming up with collaborators at the home of the world’s first supercomputer to apply the best specialized software in the world to compute complex nanostructures that can concentrate light and […]

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November 29, 2021 at 4:43 pmNews Research

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

2021-22 Glidden Professor Brings Expertise to Edwards Accelerator, Undergraduate Physics Labs

Dr. Adam Fritsch

From Ohio University News Dr. Adam Fritsch, associate professor of physics at Gonzaga University, joins Ohio University as a Robert and Rene Glidden Visiting Professor in the Physics & Astronomy Department for the academic year 2021-22. Fritsch will spend his sabbatical at OHIO working closely with Associate Professor Zach Meisel […]

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September 13, 2021 at 4:12 pmNews

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

Sandal investigates Turkey’s political ambitions, religious populism in new publications

Dr. Nukhet Sandal

From Ohio University News Looking forward to vibrant discussions this fall with students Dr. Nukhet Sandal, teaching a course on Middle Eastern politics this fall, brings some fresh-off-the-presses perspective from two publications this summer about her research on Turkey’s politics. “While our news cycle here in the United States has […]

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August 9, 2021 at 12:29 pmNews