Research

  1. May 18, 2022

    $1.5M grant to support firearm injury prevention research

    U-M has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant to launch a postdoctoral research training program focusing specifically on the prevention of firearm injuries among children and teens.

  2. May 17, 2022

    Polarized Instagrammers fueled coverage of athlete activism

    News media covered the NFL national anthem protests more heavily on their Instagram accounts when readers’ reactions to protest were more negative and more polarized, a U-M study found.

  3. May 12, 2022

    U-M scientist part of effort to show image of Milky Way black hole

    Mark Reynolds, an associate research scientist in LSA’s Department of Astronomy, was part of a team of astronomers who helped unveil the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

  4. May 10, 2022

    Public school investment reduces adult crime, study shows

    Increased investment in public schools pays off through reductions in adult crime, according to a new U-M study from the Ford School’s Education Policy Initiative.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.