Research

  1. November 18, 2021

    Researchers developing wearable pollution-measuring technology

    Researchers at U-M, Michigan State University and Oakland University are teaming up to develop wearable technology able to identify particulate matter pollution such as soot and toxic metals.

  2. November 15, 2021

    NSF grant to aid research on technology and artisan communities

    A U-M research team has received a $1.55 million grant from the National Science Foundation to focus on how technology can be used by artisans to empower, not replace, their labor.

  3. November 8, 2021

    Admissions lotteries could negatively impact certain groups

    Simulations of random-draw lotteries for college admissions conducted in a new study find dramatic and negative potential effects of lotteries on the admission of students of color, low-income students and men.

  4. November 8, 2021

    LSA professor launches effort to boost ocean science worldwide

    Brian Arbic has founded the Global Ocean Corps and Conveyor, which he hopes will foster sustained, long-term ocean science education and research collaborations among countries worldwide.

  5. October 27, 2021

    Study opens door to diverse participants in health studies

    Wearable technology such as the Apple Watch is allowing researchers to recruit a more diverse group of participants to health and wellness studies, helping them better understand underlying health conditions.

  6. October 25, 2021

    Study shows men, women share similar emotional highs and lows

    U-M researchers found little to no differences in fluctuations in emotions between men and women, suggesting that men’s emotions fluctuate to the same extent as women’s, although likely for different reasons.

  7. October 20, 2021

    Research initiative to spur collaboration on societal challenges

    A new research initiative from the Office of the Vice President for Research will integrate social and technical sciences from across U-M to address societal challenges that intersect equity, health, infrastructure and sustainability.

  8. October 19, 2021

    Fewer COVID-19 deaths in counties with intervention measures, more hospitals

    Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic’s first wave.

  9. October 19, 2021

    New $13.8M center will study infectious diseases, pandemics

    The U-M Biosciences Initiative is awarding $13.8 million over five years to the new Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats, to allow researchers to work across disciplines on infectious disease preparedness and response.

  10. October 13, 2021

    Wayne County recovery expected to be strong but uneven

    Wayne County has recovered most of its employment losses from the start of the pandemic, although the comeback varies among the kinds of jobs and between some of its affluent suburbs and the city of Detroit, according to a U-M study.