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*Reported to the NSF HERD Survey; Includes Norman programs in Tulsa
The University of Oklahoma intends to be at the forefront of addressing global challenges and is launching the 2nd OU Big Idea Challenge. The BIC 2.0 is intended to incentivize the formation of transdisciplinary, convergent research teams focused on global grand challenges and will provide seed funding to incubate ideas with the potential for future extramural support and significant societal impact.
November 29, 2023
A recent study led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma projects that Native Americans in Oklahoma have approximately five times increased risk of heavy rainfall by the end of the century – notably 68% higher than the state’s general population.
November 28, 2023
Today, government, military and defense industry leaders attended a grand opening event for the University of Oklahoma’s new Sooner Advanced Manufacturing Lab. The lab enables research and workforce development to support the growing defense industry in Oklahoma.
Our mission is to perform research, education, and service to address aerospace, defense, and global security challenges relevant to our local, national, and global partners. We will foster an inclusive environment that enables convergence research, leading to the development of innovative and timely solutions to critical problems.
To transform energy systems and communities to become more resilient and sustainable while protecting biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Using innovative approaches, concepts, and applications, we will positively transform the health of all peoples and the biosphere in which we exist.
Transforming societies by setting the national standard for convergent, community-engaged research and creative activity.