1. March 21, 2024

    MEDC, U-M award $1.8M for biomedical research projects

    Eight innovative biomedical research projects, designed to address challenges from opioid use disorder to preterm birth, recently received more than $1.8 million in funding.

  2. March 20, 2024

    Germ aversion affected 2020 election voting behavior

    Voters opted to pick candidates in 2020 by mail-in ballots, avoiding poll sites due to COVID-19 concerns rather than because of political party efforts to promote specific voting methods.

  3. March 19, 2024

    Unlocking origami’s power to produce load-bearing structures

    For the first time, load-bearing structures like bridges and shelters can be made with origami modules — versatile components that can fold compactly and adapt into different shapes — U-M engineers have demonstrated.

  4. March 15, 2024

    ORSP realigning to strengthen research operations

    The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects recently launched a comprehensive realignment strategy designed to support and strengthen research operations across U-M.

  5. March 12, 2024

    Proposals sought for next round of OVPR Anti-Racism Grants

    The Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking applicants for Anti-Racism Grants for research and scholarship related to societal and racial inequalities. The deadline is June 3.

  6. March 12, 2024

    Political rage on social media is making us cynical

    Political anger and cynicism are rising in the U.S. and in many democracies worldwide, and both are associated with exposure to political attacks on social media, a new U-M study shows.

  7. March 11, 2024

    Americans’ trust in science survived polarization, Trump attacks

    Americans’ basic confidence in science and scientific expertise was unshaken by the Trump administration’s attacks on scientific expertise, and has remained high during the last six decades.

  8. March 8, 2024

    Study reveals U.S. trends in public confidence in science

    Americans have higher confidence in the scientific community than with civic, cultural and governmental institutions, but trust across all four sectors has waned in recent years, new research shows.

  9. March 4, 2024

    Latinx Research Week to focus on family-based themes

    Latinx Research Week runs March 11-14 and will feature a series of talks and poster presentations by faculty and students highlighting Latino- and Latina-led research and projects.

  10. February 23, 2024

    OVPR, Arts Initiative grants awarded to 14 research teams

    The Arts Research: Incubation & Acceleration grant program and the Creativity Lab research development program have funded projects that center the arts in research and creative practice.