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Dr. Zhijiang (Justin) Ye and team publish research paper
This work illustrates a fundamental understanding of how mechanical stress affects the self-healing properties of polymers, and the potential for dynamic chemistry to be activated by mechanical forces.
Lei Kerr is inventor on Miami's newest patent
Small enough to fit into a suitcase, the device mimics human breathing and helps determine the toxicity of the smallest particles that enter the nasal cavity, particularly the olfactory region. The research could provide more realistic predictions for drug screening and other potential commercial uses, Kerr said.
Miami receives 5th Beckman Institutional Award for undergraduate research
"We are incredibly proud to be among a select group of schools to have received this award five times," Rick Page, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, said.
E-Fellows in Focus - Dr. Barbara Oswald
Barbara Oswald, PhD shares her research and experience as part of the E-Campus Fellowship program. Throughout her fellowship, Dr. Oswald developed and disseminated as a peer-reviewed teaching resource on the Society for Teaching of Psychology website a set of 15 authentic assessments to use in an online Introduction to Biopsychology or Neuroscience course.
E-Fellows in Focus - Dr. Tracey Hoffman
Tracey Hoffman, PhD shares her research and experience as part of the E-Campus Fellowship program. Throughout her fellowship, Dr. Hoffman researched student perceptions of social presence in online courses within MUR's Prekindergarten Associate degree program.
First online Undergraduate Research Forum feedback: "Fantastic"
Screenshot of a poster presentation from the Webex-based undergraduate research forum. Participants appreciated the moderator feature (Carole Dabney-Smith and Yoshi Tomoyasu moderated the session above) for the online poster sessions."I, along with many others, appreciate the opportunity to still be able to share and celebrate our research even though we are not on campus," one student commented.
Graduate student places in Three Minute Thesis competition
The goal of 3MTĀ® is simple: effectively present your research in a way that individuals outside of your discipline would understand, all in three minutes.
The Humanities Center presents Laptop Lectures
Pepper Stetler, associate professor of art history and associate director of the Humanities Center at Miami University, recently organized the Laptop Lectures series to keep people engaged in the humanities during this pandemic.
Miami University researchers collaborate with PsyBio Therapeutics
Jones and his team of students discovered a way to sustainably produce promising drug candidates by genetically engineered bacteria.Miami University and PsyBio Therapeutics Inc. are collaborating to develop a new and exciting class of molecules to treat mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, and substance dependency.