Research

  1. February 16, 2022

    New pandemic relief programs offer funding to support faculty

    The Provost’s Office and the Office of the Vice President for Research have each launched programs to financially support faculty whose research and scholarship were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. February 9, 2022

    MIDAS Challenge Grant funds study of single cells

    Research led by a team of scientists from across U-M makes the analysis of individual cells possible, unlocking potential advancements in biology research and a variety of other disciplines.

  3. February 2, 2022

    Pandemic put emphasis on work passion over financial security

    Job instability during the COVID-19 pandemic saw millions of workers place greater importance on work passion rather than financial security, a U-M study shows.

  4. January 25, 2022

    Neighborhoods play role in older adults’ pandemic experience

    U-M researchers found that some older adults reported less social interaction and diminished relationships with their neighbors during the pandemic, while others reported more.

  5. January 24, 2022

    Lockdowns saved lives, but not a go-to strategy moving forward

    A study led by U-M shows the lockdowns implemented in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic saved lives, but the decision to use them is much more nuanced.

  6. January 10, 2022

    Attracting — and keeping — bright minds to open-source software

    Researchers uncover the best way to attract and keep highly skilled developers to open-source software projects.

  7. January 5, 2022

    Later-life prescription drug misuse increases use disorder risk

    Nearly half of people in a large U.S. study reported misusing prescription drugs between ages 18-50, which made them more likely to develop substance use disorder symptoms as adults.

  8. January 4, 2022

    $4M to aid research into effectiveness of NSAIDs, opioids

    A study led by U-M researchers seeks to identify the most effective and safest prescribing strategy to relieve acute pain after a patient heads home after surgery.

  9. December 15, 2021

    $1.5M award helps researchers see inner workings of cells

    A $1.5 million award from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation will help U-M researchers open new windows into cells, transforming how biologists can see and learn about them.

  10. December 9, 2021

    $1.5M study to explore human-centered engineering instruction

    Does the way educators talk about engineering influence who chooses to enter the field? A U-M research team is asking that question in a $1.5 million project funded by the National Science Foundation.