Research

  1. February 16, 2021

    Sloan fellowships awarded to four U-M researchers

    Four U-M researchers — mathematician Alexander Perry, earth scientist Sierra Petersen, neuroscientist Swathi Yadlapalli and physicist Liuyan Zhao — have been named Sloan Research Fellows for 2021.

  2. February 15, 2021

    U-M further expands research activity on all three campuses

    Research and scholarship activity, which has been ramping up from previous COVID-19 restrictions, can safely expand further across U-M’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses.

  3. February 8, 2021

    U-M sponsored research projects add $5.9B to economy since ’02

    U-M’s research enterprise contributed $5.9 billion to the national economy over the past 18 years — $1.8 billion of which supported Michigan-based companies, according to the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science.

  4. February 2, 2021

    County by county, study shows social inequality in COVID’s toll

    COVID-19 has killed more than 400,000 Americans, and infected more than 24 million others. But a new study shows just how unevenly those deaths and cases have played out across the country.

  5. February 2, 2021

    Study helps quantify CO2 emissions from virtual conferences

    Virtual conferencing that has replaced large, in-person gatherings in the age of COVID-19 represents a drastic reduction in carbon emissions, but those online meetings still have environmental costs, U-M research shows.

  6. February 1, 2021

    Holiday public health measures likely saved lives in state, researchers say

    Increased social distance measures over Thanksgiving and Christmas might have prevented more than 100,000 coronavirus cases in Michigan, according to preliminary findings by the School of Public Health.

  7. January 26, 2021

    $15M continues U-M partnership with Toyota Research Institute

    Building on a successful five-year collaboration with U-M faculty, the Toyota Research Institute will renew its research partnership with U-M for an additional five years, with projects funded up to $3M per year.

  8. December 3, 2020

    Teen smoking, tobacco use drops as e-cig use grows

    Despite the increase in use of e-cigarettes among adolescents, cigarette and smokeless tobacco prevalence declined more rapidly between 2012 and 2019 than in previous periods, according to a new U-M study.

  9. November 16, 2020

    Research continues under state order; some policies adjusted

    A recent state COVID-19 order will not restrict U-M’s research enterprise, but university leadership will adjust some policies for in-person research involving human subjects.

  10. November 15, 2020

    Study shows lasting effects of COVID-19 on health, work and more

    Death, rehospitalization and problems with basic activities, jobs, mental health and finances were seen in many COVID-19  patients treated at 38 Michigan hospitals this spring and summer.