Research

  1. March 19, 2014

    Gravity wave discovery supports U-M physicist’s 25-year-old theory

    A U-M physicist’s theory of how so-called cosmic inflation works received support from a major astronomical announcement this week.

  2. March 10, 2014

    Top accomplishments: North Campus Research Complex

    The development of the former Pfizer research facility into U-M’s North Campus Research Complex stands as a signature achievement of President Mary Sue Coleman’s tenure.

  3. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Research

    Under President Mary Sue Coleman’s leadership, U-M has seen a dramatic 77 percent growth in its annual research budget to more than $1.3 billion annually, greater than any other public university, and second among all universities.

  4. February 26, 2014

    Study concludes new pollution targets needed to protect Lake Erie

    Reducing the size of the Lake Erie “dead zone” to acceptable levels will require cutting nutrient pollution nearly in half in coming decades, a new study concludes.

  5. February 26, 2014

    Co-working spaces offer remote workers a place to collaborate

    As cloud technology and wider use of freelancers allows more people to work remotely, research shows co-working helps isolated workers thrive and be more productive.

  6. February 21, 2014

    Roads pose more risk in some places than poor health

    A dozen of the world’s countries with the highest traffic fatality rates per 100,000 population are part of the African continent, according to researchers at the U-M Transportation Research Institute.

  7. February 18, 2014

    Three U-M scientists receive Sloan research fellowships

    Three U-M scientists are among the 126 early-career professors from the United States and Canada selected as 2014 Alfred P. Sloan research fellows.

  8. February 14, 2014

    Methane leaks in United States are undercounted, new study shows

    About 50 percent more of the greenhouse gas methane has been seeping into the atmosphere than previously thought, according to far-reaching findings that synthesize two decades’ worth of methane studies in North America.

  9. February 14, 2014

    Poor conditions early in life may lead to health problems for many elderly

    Well-intended efforts to improve infant and child health in the developing world in the mid-20th century could be linked with increased risk of diabetes, obesity and heart disease for people born during this period when they reach older age, a University of Michigan researcher found.

  10. February 13, 2014

    Tackling turbulence with big data and a $1.6M NASA grant

    A thorny aerodynamics problem is about to get a Netflix-style big data treatment from a team led by U-M engineers with the help of a $1.6 million NASA grant.