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March 30th, 2020

Cannabis and the Brain with Dr. Francesca Filbey

Dr. Francesca Filbey is the Bert Moore Endowed Chair and Professor at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently funded Dr. Filbey’s research at the Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas $2.5 million to examine cannabis …read more

March 30th, 2020

NIH Funds Dr. Qin’s Brain Research

Congratutlations to Dr. Zhenpeng Qin for his recently funded research on the development of new photo-releasable neuropeptide nano-vesicles for studying modulation in the brain. With the $2.3 million NIH project, Dr. Qin and his team will develop a novel, potentially transformative technology to release neuropeptides at localized targets in real-time in awake animals.

March 5th, 2020

Introduction to SBIR/STTR Subcontracts

Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards can lead to productive, long-term relationships that result in additional funding, student opportunities, and licensing deals. In this video, learn the process and requirements for researchers as they engage with small businesses to propose and perform SBIR/STTR subcontracts.  The University of Texas at Dallas Office of …read more

March 4th, 2020

DARPA Funds Dr. Eric Kildebeck’s POLYMATH Research

Dr. Eric Kildebeck received a $1.6 million award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for his Polycraft Multi-user Anthropomorphic Testbed for Hybrid Systems (POLYMATH) project. The grant will examine using Polycraft World–a Minecraft modification that will enable multiple different Artificial Intelligence researchers to test algorithms in an open world. It will also observe …read more

February 21st, 2020

Practices for Engaging in International Research Collaborations

This following video is a UT Dallas Office of Research webinar on engaging in international research collaborations. Learning Objectives: Identify regulations that apply to international research collaborations Provide examples of activities and relationships that might require regulatory compliance Discuss key considerations before starting a collaboration Share practices you can use to reduce your regulatory risk

February 11th, 2020

Impure Milk Means Health Risks for Populations Across the Globe

Research at the University of Texas at Dallas offers practical recommendations to solve the milk-quality problem. A poster was created about this topic. Milk is a vital nutritional staple, especially in the developing third world. Economically motivated adulteration of milk is a serious and common problem widely reported in many countries such as Brazil, China, …read more

February 5th, 2020

UT Dallas Aims To Teach Younger Students, Too

The University of Texas at Dallas, known for its programs for undergraduate and graduate college students, also aims to impact grade school students in the areas of science, technology, engineering art, and, mathematics (STEAM). The Science and Engineering Education Center (SEEC) works with community partners and corporations to provide accessible learning opportunities meant to expand …read more

December 17th, 2019

2019 BEST Robotics Competition

Bringing science, technology, engineering, and math to middle and high school students is an overarching goal for BEST and a unique outreach opportunity for The University of Texas at Dallas.

November 20th, 2019

New Faculty Symposium

The Office of Research sponsored a New Faculty Research Symposium on November 8, 2019, providing an opportunity for new faculty members to showcase their research in a “three minute thesis” style forum. New faculty (start date after January 2019) who participate in this event, and established faculty (those hired prior to January 2019) who attend …read more