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05/06/2020
Two Miami University researchers receive NSF RAPID grant to develop coronavirus-attacking materials
Dominik Konkolewicz (left) and Rick Page will collaborate to develop coronavirus-attacking materials.Two Miami University researchers in protein and polymer chemistry received a RAPID grant from the NSF for a project that will address the spread of novel coronavirus.
05/05/2020
Miami's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition winners
Winners of Miami's 2020 3MT competition (left to right): Sarah Adut, Sarah Bass, Muriel Truax and Nethmi De Alwis. The 10 finalists competed April 28 in the final round, which, like most other events during these Stay-Safe-Ohio days, was held remotely.
03/11/2020
Researchers explore the mysteries of quantum physics with ultracold matter
The bright solitary dot in the center of the image is a cloud containing approximately 100 million rubidium atoms that are trapped in an optical lattice. Image created by Jeff Sabo using long exposure and an infrared filter.Scientists' understanding of quantum physics powers many technologies we use every day. That's why researchers like Samir Bali are investigating quantum mysteries.
02/27/2020
John Rakovan receives 2019 Carnegie Mineralogical Award
Miami University mineralogist John Rakovan received the 2019 Carnegie Mineralogical Award in recognition of outstanding contributions in mineralogical preservation, conservation and education.
01/30/2020
Latest award spotlights unique relationship between the two Miamis
Myaamia Center staff traveled to Miami, Oklahoma, recently to take part in the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma's Winter Gathering activities. Here tribal citizens participate in the stomp dance.The 6-year graduation rate for Miami tribe students is 89.4 percent, compared to the national average of 41 percent for Native Americans in 2017.
01/29/2020
Craig Williamson's OPUS grant will provide new insights on effects of browning in lakes worldwide
Lakes worldwide, including Lake Lacawac (above), are threatened with decreasing water clarity, due in part to increased dissolved organic matter inputs such as from decomposing oak leaves (above). Craig Williamson's long-term and in-depth research on lake water transparency has been recognized with an NSF OPUS grant.
01/09/2020
Polar deserts could provide first look at climate change effects in Antarctica
Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys is one of the few environments on Earth where living organisms are dramatically affected by minor changes in climate. Miami's Rachael Morgan-Kiss is one of dozens of scientists who have been investigating the polar desertÂ’s ecosystems through the McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research (MCM LTER) project.
12/19/2019
Presidential Election 2020 Tipsheet
Miami University faculty with expertise on topics related to a U.S. presidential election.
11/06/2019
How does avian decline affect the Midwest?
Faculty member Dave Russell, one of a handful of master bird banders in the country, works to improve birds' odds of survival.