July 13, 2020

Research

  1. February 24, 2020

    MIDAS announces challenge to promote research reproducibility

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science has announced the 2020 Reproducibility Challenge to highlight high-quality, reproducible scientific work at U-M by collecting examples of best practices across diverse fields.

  2. February 17, 2020

    Town hall highlights best practices for international engagement

    U-M is taking steps to strengthen transparency and streamline the reporting processes around international engagement, including efforts to centralize disclosure procedures and develop a compliance auditing system.

  3. February 17, 2020

    Tips for extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries

    U-M researchers developed a list of nine best practices for lithium-ion battery lifetime extension after examining academic papers and manufacturers’ user manuals and customer-support websites.

  4. February 17, 2020

    Love matters: How parents’ love shapes children’s lives

    A new study co-authored by U-M and using unique data from families in Nepal shows that when spouses love each other, children stay in school longer and marry later in life.

  5. February 14, 2020

    Study shows one in five operations could lead to ‘surprise’ bills

    A new U-M study shows that one in five operations could result in an unwelcome surprise: a bill for hundreds or thousands of dollars that the patient didn’t know they might owe.

  6. February 14, 2020

    Fighting climate change at the sink: A guide to greener dishwashing

    A new U-M study on washing dishes shows that the manual two-basin method is associated with fewer greenhouse gas emissions than machine dishwashing and the “running tap” method.

  7. February 6, 2020

    Study shows much opposition to Native American mascots, names

    New U-M research reveals high rates of opposition to not only the use of gestures and chants, but also to Native American mascots and team names like the NFL’s Washington Redskins.

  8. February 5, 2020

    Report finds gaps in access to career, technical ed programs

    A new U-M report detailing access to career and technical education programs in Michigan has found that while CTE courses are popular among high school students, there’s unequal access.

  9. February 3, 2020

    Town halls to focus on best practices in international engagement

    The Office of the Vice President for Research will host three town halls that focus on best practices for international engagement. The events Feb. 17, 19 and 20 are free and open to U-M faculty and staff.

  10. January 17, 2020

    Report shows how U-M research spending impacts economy

    More than 16,000 employees at U-M are supported each year by research grants, including about 5,000 students across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, according to a new report.