Research

  1. May 5, 2022

    Group activities could reduce firearm violence among youth

    Participation in organized and group activities may play a key role in preventing firearm aggression among youth who have been exposed to violence or violent behaviors, according to a new study by researchers at U-M’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention.

  2. May 5, 2022

    Mentioning ‘white privilege’ increases online polarization

    If there’s an online discussion about race, using the term “white privilege” can create a polarized situation, U-M researchers say.

  3. May 4, 2022

    OVPR tool helps researchers compete for large grants

    Teams across U-M that are seeking large, external research grants now have access to a new digital tool that aims to increase their competitiveness for securing financial support.

  4. April 20, 2022

    Firearms now top cause of death among children, adolescents

    Firearms have surpassed motor vehicles as the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the United States, according to new federal data analyzed by U-M researchers.

  5. April 7, 2022

    Units partner to streamline, strengthen research safety processes

    U-M’s Environment, Health and Safety is partnering with the Research and Academic Safety Committee to develop and implement a new phase of its research safety initiative.

  6. April 4, 2022

    Gardens in Detroit provide significant benefits to residents

    While currently only 1% of the vacant land in Detroit’s Lower Eastside, community and private gardens play an important role in reducing neighborhood blight and have other potential future benefits.

  7. April 4, 2022

    Study looks at long-term severe substance use disorder

    New U-M research finds the majority of 18-year-olds with severe substance use disorder symptoms who were followed over 32 years still had multiple substance use disorder symptoms as adults.

  8. March 31, 2022

    One-fifth of older Americans experience food insufficiency

    More than 20% of older adults in the United States will experience food insufficiency at some point in their 60s and 70s, according to a U-M study.

  9. March 28, 2022

    E-cigarettes linked to more failed attempts to quit nicotine

    The number of adolescents who have attempted to quit e-cigarettes and failed has grown with the rapid increase of teen e-cigarette use in the past five years, according to a study by U-M researchers. 

  10. March 9, 2022

    Michigan Drug Discovery aids new projects to treat obesity, cancer

    Michigan Drug Discovery will support four early-stage drug discovery projects to aid work in the Life Sciences Institute’s Center for Chemical Genomics and Natural Products Discovery Core.