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.
Michele Galizia, a President’s Associates Presidential Professor in the School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, is leading a research team that recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy that will develop improved polymer membranes to advance molecular separation and related materials science.
Lewis Borck, Ph.D., the Horizon Chair in Native American History and Culture in the Department of Native American Studies, coauthored an essay published in American Anthropologist that examines how researchers create and naturalize myths about history and society.
The White House released the Fifth U.S. National Climate Assessment on Tuesday to inform the public and decision-makers across the nation about the status of climate change, its current impacts, and its future risks in the U.S. In addition, the report describes mitigation and adaptation responses that are occurring, as well as new opportunities for economic growth and community resilience.
The University of Oklahoma is providing a sponsored research and compliance training for faculty and research staff to help those engaged in or supporting sponsored research better understand compliance regulations.
Representatives from the University of Oklahoma hosted a celebration of a new initiative, “GEAR UP for LIFE,” yesterday. The program is a partnership between OU’s K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal and 28 under-resourced schools across 23 primarily rural school districts in Oklahoma to help students and their families prepare for college and workforce training.
Four researchers from the University of Oklahoma have achieved a prestigious milestone that demonstrates the significance of their research impact: achieving an h-index of 100.
The Strategic Equipment Investment Program, provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships, has funded five proposals to purchase equipment expected to advance research and creative activities at the University of Oklahoma.
A project led by John Peters, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, has received a nearly $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Sciences. He is studying the mechanisms for carbon dioxide fixation, an area of research exploring how to reduce the amount of carbon in the atmosphere that contributes to climate warming.
Explore Mesoamerica through a Mayan Film Festival at the University of Oklahoma this November.
OU researchers have received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to establish a research center to address children’s cumulative health impacts from agricultural and non-chemical exposures. This grant will create the Children’s Environmental Health Center in the U.S. Southern Great Plains, which includes Oklahoma and Texas. The Center will focus on mitigating the chemical and non-chemical stressors that affect school absenteeism caused by gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases.