Post Tagged with: "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

Brian Collins dives into ancient Sanskrit poem and comes up with—a modern plotline?

Dr. Brian Collins

From Ohio University News How does a non-traditional college student end up a preeminent scholar decoding an ancient Indian myth about a Hindu god with a resemblance to Oedipus? And why was he drawn to a dark character who could have been the model for Star Wars’ Kylo Ren? Dr. […]

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July 15, 2021 at 10:35 amNews Research

Ghirmai Negash talks about censorship and liberation, the life of an African writer

One of the prominent intellectuals and writers in his country, Ghirmai Negash had a leading role at the "Against all Odds Conference on African languages and literatures" in 2001 at Asmara,  From right, Ghirmai Negash, Abdellatif Abdalla (Kenyan poet and professor at the University of Leipzig); Ngugi wa Thiong'o (world-renowned Kenyan novelist and cultural theorist); Sheriff Hatata (Egyptian writer and medical doctor; Nawal El Saadawi’s spouse); Charles Cantalupo (poet and professor at Penn State and organizer of the conference).

From Ohio University News For many African writers, censorship can entail a lived experience as well as a current threat, even for those who emigrated to the United States. Ghirmai Negash danced close to the flame of censorship several times before arriving at Ohio University. So re-examining the impact of censorship on the […]

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July 6, 2021 at 3:39 pmNews Research

Tiny seedlings and 3 million worms: Two OHIO experiments head to International Space Station on June 3

NASA's SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission-22 sits on the pad, ready for launch.

Watch live: Coverage of the launch of NASA’s SpaceX CRS-22 commercial cargo mission to the International Space Station on Thursday, June 3, at 1:29 p.m. EDT.   From Ohio University News When NASA’s SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission-22 launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 3, it will […]

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May 26, 2021 at 6:42 pmNews

Asiyeh Rafieipour Presents on Algebraic Structures on the Set of Binary Operations at Four Conferences

Asiyeh Rafieipour

Asiyeh Rafieipour, a doctoral student in Mathematics at Ohio University, recently lectured at several virtual events. Rafieipour studies algebra and discrete mathematics with her adviser, Dr. Sergio Lopez-Permouth, Professor of Mathematics. At the 46th Annual New York State Regional Graduate Mathematics Conference on April 10, she presented a paper titled […]

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May 14, 2021 at 12:51 pmResearch