Research

  1. October 30, 2023

    U-M researchers document farmworker abuse in Michigan

    The Michigan Farmworker Project, a community-based participatory research project led by two U-M social epidemiologists, has documented abuses to Michigan farmworkers.

  2. October 27, 2023

    Grants to spur innovations in generative AI, computational science

    Research teams at U-M will share $575,000 to facilitate high-impact research across a broad range of domains, including sustainable energy and generative artificial intelligence.

  3. October 26, 2023

    Business owners benefit from nostalgia on social media

    U-M researcher Wenche Wang found that business’ social media posts that induced nostalgia were more likely to engage general users.

  4. October 25, 2023

    U-M study focuses on emotional expression and cultural bias

    A new study by U-M researcher Shinobu Kitayama and colleagues focuses on the emotional expression of Latin Americans, U.S. residents and Japanese.

  5. October 19, 2023

    Proposals sought for new arts research funding program

    U-M has launched Arts Research: Incubation & Acceleration, a new partnership between the Office for the Vice President for Research and the U-M Arts Initiative to fuel arts-based research.

  6. October 17, 2023

    Grant for consortium led by U-M boosts energy, battery work

    A statewide consortium led by U-M’s Economic Growth Institute has received $4.9 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to create the foundation for energy storage and battery manufacturing.

  7. October 16, 2023

    Museum’s snake specimens form world’s largest research collection

    The Museum of Zoology recently acquired tens of thousands of scientifically priceless reptile and amphibian specimens, including roughly 30,000 snakes preserved in glass jars.

  8. October 16, 2023

    Identifying some foods as addictive could shift attitudes

    Conceptualizing ultra-processed foods high in carbohydrates and fats as addictive substances can contribute to efforts to improve health worldwide, according to a new international study led by a U-M researcher.

  9. October 11, 2023

    $3.3M to aid research into surgical care for opioid patients

    U-M received a $3.3 million grant to launch a comprehensive data science project that aims to inform best practices on pre- and post-surgical care procedures for patients with opioid use disorder.

  10. October 11, 2023

    University reports record $1.86B in FY ’23 research volume

    U-M reported a record $1.86 billion in research volume during fiscal year 2023, an 8.1% increase over the previous year. The expenditures have led to critical advancements in a variety of diverse research areas.