September 23, 2021

Research

  1. March 10, 2021

    U-M expert examines wealth inequality-reducing policies

    To understand why rising wealth inequality does not equate to support for redistribution policies, the Ford School’s Charlotte Cavaillé says we must understand “the type of glasses that we wear to interpret the world.”

  2. March 9, 2021

    Physics undergrad proposes quantum field theory solution

    A pair of U-M physicists, including an undergraduate student, has discovered a set of functions can tighten the interpretation step, showing physicists may be able to overcome one of the major limitations of modern quantum simulation.

  3. March 8, 2021

    Vaping cannabis tied to more lung damage symptoms

    Adolescents who vape cannabis are at greater risk for respiratory symptoms indicative of lung injury than teens who smoke cigarettes or marijuana, or vape nicotine, a new U-M study suggests.

  4. March 6, 2021

    MICDE seeks applications for computational science grants

    The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery & Engineering seeks proposals for research projects in computational science that combine elements of mathematics, computer science  and cyberinfrastructure.

  5. March 5, 2021

    Five U-M teams in biomedical STAT Madness Tournament

    Throughout the month of March, 64 discoveries from schools and colleges across the country will compete in the annual STAT Madness tournament. This year, U-M is fielding five research teams.

  6. February 26, 2021

    Project-based learning yields better student outcomes, studies show

    Students in project-based learning classrooms across the United States significantly outperform those in typical classrooms, according to studies announced by Lucas Education Research, and five universities, including U-M.

  7. February 24, 2021

    Sleep vital to associating emotion with memory, study shows

    U-M researchers have been studying how memories associated with a specific sensory event are formed and stored in mice. They found that neurons activated by the visual stimulus keep more active during subsequent sleep.

  8. February 16, 2021

    Ride-sharing services linked to increase in binge drinking

    Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft might help decrease drunk driving accidents and deaths, but they also are associated with an increase in binge drinking, according to a new study.

  9. February 16, 2021

    Sloan fellowships awarded to four U-M researchers

    Four U-M researchers — mathematician Alexander Perry, earth scientist Sierra Petersen, neuroscientist Swathi Yadlapalli and physicist Liuyan Zhao — have been named Sloan Research Fellows for 2021.

  10. February 15, 2021

    U-M further expands research activity on all three campuses

    Research and scholarship activity, which has been ramping up from previous COVID-19 restrictions, can safely expand further across U-M’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses.