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Wash Your Hands! In New 'Short Talks,' Gibson Explains Effect of Soap on Respiratory Viruses

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

In the new episode of Short Talks From the Hill, Kristen Gibson explains how soap destroys respiratory viruses such as coronavirus and offers tips for handling potentially contaminated surfaces.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Science Food Safety Program

Federal Grants to Expand the School of Social Work's Program Evaluative Research Portfolio

Monday, August 03, 2020

Assistant professors John Gallagher and Mark Plassmeyer will provide evaluation of suicide-prevention services provided through two EMPACT programs.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Social Sciences School of Social Work

Biomedical Engineering Student's Research Recognized by National Biophotonics Group

Monday, August 03, 2020

Jake Jones' research is aimed at saving time and reducing human variability in analyzing images of wounds as they heal. He was awarded the Student Paper Prize in Biomedical Optics.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Department of Biomedical Engineering

Physics Doctoral Student Paul Bonney Receives NASA FINESST Research Grant

Friday, July 31, 2020

Paul Bonney, a Doctoral Academy Fellow in the Department of Physics, has received a $89,659 grant to study the habitability of exoplanets using global climate models.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Awards Research and Innovation Science Department of Physics

Pandemic Leads to Higher Depression, Anxiety and Fear, Studies Show

Friday, July 31, 2020

Research by U of A sociologists from early in COVID-19’s spread shows increased levels of suicidial thoughts and other psychological trauma.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology

Biological Engineering Students Earn National Honors for Research and Design

Friday, July 31, 2020

Biological engineering students took home top honors for their research and design work in two categories at a national conference.

College of Engineering Graduate School Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering

VCRI Conducting Research Support Services Survey

Friday, July 31, 2020

To provide the best possible support to all researchers, the Office of Research and Innovation is asking for feedback on services received for research and proposal development support. Take the anonymous survey.

Office of Research & Innovation Administrative News Research and Innovation

Top-Performing Arkansas Blackberry Receives Outstanding Fruit Cultivar Award

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Ouachita blackberry, a 2003 thornless variety, received the Outstanding Fruit Cultivar Award from the Fruit Breeding Professional Interest Group of the American Society of Horticultural Science.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Awards Research and Innovation Department of Horticulture UA Division of Agriculture

Researchers Receive DARPA Funding to Improve Chip Security

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A U of A researcher has received a $600,000 grant to make digital chips more resilient to security attacks.

College of Engineering Engineering Research and Innovation Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering
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