Post Tagged with: "undergraduate research"

Physics-Neuroscience Major Sheds Light on Neurofilament Activity

Anika Friedman

 Anika Friedman, a double major in Physics and Neuroscience in Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College, spent two years on her undergraduate research project focused on determining the mechanism for neurofilament slowing using computational models. Neurofilaments are the most abundant filamentous structures in the axons of neurons and determine their […]

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May 8, 2019 at 2:22 pmResearch

Let’s Have a Chat about the Birds and … Flies?

Two-day-old purple martin, Progne subis, nestlings. (Hope the blow flies don't find them!)

Spring is here, and love is in the air! The birds are singing, plants are flowering, and insects are pollinating. For Ohio University biologists, it means that nature has entered the spring romantic phase—and it is time to get out into the field. Undergraduate researcher Madeline Sudnick is in the […]

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May 6, 2019 at 12:59 pmNews Research

From the International Space Station to an OHIO Lab

From the International Space Station to an OHIO Lab

Ava Heller’s summer job is researching data from seedlings grown in microgravity aboard the International Space Station. Already the recipient of the 2019 Norman S. Cohn Research Fellowship in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, Heller added a prestigious American Society of Plant Biologists Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship carries […]

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April 29, 2019 at 8:51 amIn Class Research

Political Science Students Take Firsts at Research Expo

Graduate student Bruna Pereira won first prize in Arts and Humanities 1 for her study, “The Impact of the Period of Crisis on the Electorate Behavior in Brazil.”

Five Political Science students presented their work at Ohio University’s 2019 Student Research & Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Four hailed from the Honors Tutorial Program, the fifth from the M.A. in Political Science. Two of the five presenters received awards. Political Science graduate student Bruna Pereira won first […]

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April 27, 2019 at 10:56 pmIn Class News Research

Engineering Physics Student Models Ammonia Synthesis

Esther Grossman with Environmental & Plant Biology professor Dr. Morgan Vis at the 2018 OHIO Student Expo.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Modeling a chemical process with computational software is no easy task, but HTC Engineering Physics student Esther Grossman isn’t afraid to take on the challenge. Grossman is currently completing her honors thesis under the supervision of […]

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April 26, 2019 at 2:26 pmResearch

Biological Science Students Make Impact at EXPO

Kira Slepchenk with President M. Duane Nellis.

More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students in Biological Sciences presented their original research at Ohio University’s 2019 Student Research & Creativity Expo. Of those, more than 20 students received either first or second place in the judging competition. Graduate student Rachel Olson who received a first place ribbon for […]

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April 26, 2019 at 2:10 pmIn Class News Research

Ambos’ Research on Women’s Health in 1867-1908 Takes Prizes at Expo

Courtnee Ambos '19

Honors Tutorial College Biological Sciences student Courtnee Ambos ’19 took a first and a second at the Ohio University Student Research & Creative Expo. Her presentation, “Nevertheless She Persisted: Analysis of Women’s Health and Mortality from 1867-1908,” won first place in the Appalachian Rural Health Institute session and second place […]

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April 26, 2019 at 7:58 amNews Research