May 24, 2020

Research

  1. 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.

  2. May 16, 2020

    University to gradually reopen some research activity

    Laboratory and studio-based research activity at U-M, the majority of which has been paused since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will gradually resume during the next several weeks.

  3. May 8, 2020

    U-M developing plans to safely re-engage limited research activity

    University research leadership is working to solidify re-engagement plans so faculty and staff are prepared for when the state of Michigan eventually authorizes the limited reopening of research activity. 

  4. May 6, 2020

    Study considers ways to help international student teaching assistants

    International graduate teaching assistants need additional support to prepare them to evaluate the work of undergraduates in large introductory STEM courses, new U-M research shows.

  5. April 22, 2020

    Releasing older prisoners with violent records poses little crime risk

    A U-M study indicates that many prisoners with violent records are actually at little risk of committing further crime — especially the older prisoners most at risk from COVID-19.

  6. April 13, 2020

    MIDAS offers special round of funding for COVID-19 research

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science is offering a special round of mini-grant funding for COVID-19 research projects. Proposals are due April 28. Up to 10 projects will receive up to $30,000.

  7. April 9, 2020

    Virtual town hall to focus on research operations amid COVID-19

    Research leadership from across the university will host a virtual town hall April 14 to answer questions and provide guidance on research operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. April 6, 2020

    Wide range of U-M research focuses on coronavirus pandemic

    Research projects and innovations related to COVID-19 have ramped up quickly across U-M, spurred by doctors, public health experts, scientists, economists and engineers, and encouraged by research leaders.

  9. April 6, 2020

    COVID-19 research at U-M

    Examples of some of the studies underway or planned at the University of Michigan related to the COVID-19 health crisis.

  10. April 5, 2020

    Common coronaviruses are highly seasonal, U-M study shows

    Four human coronaviruses that cause common respiratory infections are sharply seasonal and appear to transmit similarly to influenza, but researchers can’t say if the virus causing COVID-19 will behave similarly.