Research Related

May 17th, 2022

Dr. Sven Kroener awarded over $1.7 million from the NIH

Dr. Sven Kroener received $1,764,500 from the National Institutes of Health for his research on Synaptic Changes in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex in the Development of Compulsive Alcohol Drinking. The experiments in this project will use an animal model of alcohol self-administration to study maladaptive changes in synaptic plasticity in specific prefrontal cortical networks that …read more

April 25th, 2022

We Are Using Soundwaves to Sensitize Tumors

Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor found in children. If you’re not familiar with this form of cancer, the term neuro refers to nerves, and blastoma is cancer that starts in immature or developing cells. High-risk neuroblastoma is particularly deadly, with cure rates of only 50%. Hearing that their child has neuroblastoma could be a frightening and …read more

April 25th, 2022

Hanover Research: Supplemental Funding

Interested in writing a supplement project proposal? Join Sarah Ott, senior grants consultant for Hanover Research, as she presents how to write a supplement project proposal and how it should complement the parent award. Learn what grants support supplements, how supplements work, supplement requirements, and whether or not supplement awardees can be from another institution …read more

April 19th, 2022

 NSF CAREER Spotlight Series: Dr. Hejun Zhu

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Dr. Hejun Zhu, associate professor in Geophysics, will speak at this NSF CAREER Spotlight Series presenting the research taking place in the UTD seismic imaging laboratory, and sharing his experience and timeline for developing the NSF CAREER proposal.

April 11th, 2022

Workshop on Sustainability in Research

Below are the participants in the Workshop on Sustainability in Research, held on April 26, 2022. David Hyndman Dean, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

April 8th, 2022

Spring 2022 IRB HIVE Recipient: Ginni Strehle

The Human Subjects Research Office is pleased to announce that Ginni Strehle, member of the Infant Learning Project lab, has been selected as the recipient of the Spring 2022 IRB HIVE Award!   Ms. Strehle is currently an undergraduate student who will be graduating with her B.S. in Psychology this semester, is a fast-track student …read more

April 5th, 2022

Sensing in Service of Society

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According to the World Health Organization, the toll air pollution takes on a human body is equivalent to eating an unhealthy diet and smoking. Clean air is necessary for optimal health. A multi-disciplinary team at UT Dallas, including Dr. David Lary, is installing sensors that detect air pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Real-time air …read more

March 1st, 2022

Broader Impacts: Sustainability, Environment, Equity, and Economy

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The Earth’s population continues to grow and our natural resources are limited. It’s important for individuals and communities to learn to live together sustainably. Watch this recorded session as the Office of Research and Innovation partner with the Office of Sustainability, RCE North Texas (UN Recognized Regional Centre for Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development), …read more

February 24th, 2022

Addressing Air Pollution

Clean air is fundamental to our health. Air pollution has a similar burden of disease to unhealthy diets and smoking, according to the World Health Organization. It is associated with non-communicable diseases such as ischemic heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and asthma, even with a variety of cognitive impacts, as well as the …read more