Research

  1. February 7, 2014

    Global corporate responsibility goes beyond banning bribes

    Companies must see combating corruption and promoting human rights as connected and complementary moral duties in the countries where they operate, according to researchers at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

  2. February 7, 2014

    U-M ecologists: No magic bullet for coffee rust eradication

    Spraying fungicide to kill coffee rust disease, which has ravaged Latin American plantations since late 2012, is an approach that is “doomed to failure,” according to University of Michigan ecologists.

  3. February 7, 2014

    Shifting innovation in reverse could solve urban transit issues

    When it comes to urban transit, both emerging and mature markets have some things in common — diminishing public resources, infrastructure constraints and air quality concerns.

  4. February 7, 2014

    U-M poll: Detroit bankruptcy was the right decision

    Despite concerns about Detroit’s bankruptcy, 56 percent of local government officials in Michigan said it was the right thing to do, according to a poll by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  5. February 7, 2014

    Most teenage workers spend their earnings on short-term wants

    High school seniors spend most of their earnings on clothes, music, movies, eating out and other personal expenses. Spending on cars and car expenses comes in second.

  6. February 6, 2014

    Women’s equality is good for men’s health, research shows

    In societies where women are equal to men, males stand a better chance of living longer, according to a new study led by a researcher from the School of Public Health.

  7. February 4, 2014

    $1.3M grant to aid architecture and humanities research

    The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and LSA have been awarded $1.3 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a major initiative on the synergies between humanities research and the design of cities.

  8. February 4, 2014

    U-M plays integral role in connected-vehicle technology research

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s green light to proceed with vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is an important move forward and is closely related to the work of the U-M Mobility Transformation Center.

  9. February 3, 2014

    Liver tumors found in mice exposed to BPA

    In one of the first studies to show a significant association between BPA and cancer development, University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers have found liver tumors in mice exposed to the chemical via their mothers during gestation and nursing.  

  10. January 31, 2014

    Poll: Parents unclear about process for specialist care for kids

    Parents vary widely in views about their responsibilities in getting specialty care for their children, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.