August 14, 2020

Research

  1. August 10, 2020

    Origami microbots: Artform guides cutting-edge advances in tiny machines

    U-M researchers have demonstrated that origami principles can unlock the potential of the smallest robots, enhancing speed, agility and control in machines no more than a centimeter in size.

  2. July 30, 2020

    Michigan Medicine part of COVID-19 convalescent plasma trial

    Michigan Medicine is one of four U.S. medical centers recently awarded more than $7 million to study the role of convalescent plasma in mitigating symptoms of COVID-19 and preventing its progression.

  3. July 28, 2020

    Expanded training course required for all researchers at U-M

    Employees and students engaged in research and scholarship across U-M will be required to complete an expanded training course about responsible conduct in research and scholarship.

  4. July 22, 2020

    Mask use, social distancing shorten lockdowns, lower death rate

    U-M researchers have developed a mathematical model that allows public health officials to determine how various levels of lockdown affect both the economy and the mortality rate of COVID-19.

  5. June 23, 2020

    U-M ramping up in-person human research through tier system

    Research leaders from across U-M have developed protocols and procedures to safely re-engage in-person human research activity, which can begin ramping up next week through carefully managed tiers.

  6. June 16, 2020

    Michigan Drug Discovery awards pilot grants for new projects

    Three innovative drug discovery projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss are moving forward at U-M with early-stage funding from Michigan Drug Discovery.

  7. June 1, 2020

    U-M to launch second wave of research re-engagement

    Following the smooth implementation of a two-week pilot wave, research re-engagement at U-M will move into a second phase, adding six more schools and colleges and including 45 buildings. 

  8. June 1, 2020

    Research re-engagement buildings

    Ann Arbor campus buildings currently participating the research re-engagement.

  9. May 26, 2020

    Research re-engagement is focus of June 2 virtual town hall

    Research leadership from across U-M will host another virtual town hall June 2 to answer questions and provide guidance on research re-engagement efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. May 20, 2020

    Graham grants support applied science, collaborative research

    From beetles to bikes, four projects newly funded by the Graham Sustainability Institute’s catalyst grant program share a common purpose: applying faculty expertise to solve real-world challenges.