Science & Engineering
Wed, 01/25/2023 — Two sister species of near-primate, called “primatomorphans,” dating back about 52 million years have been identified by researchers at the University of Kansas as the oldest to have dwelled north of the Arctic Circle. The findings appear...

Wed, 01/25/2023 — Join the KU Center for Environmental Policy, part of the Institute for Policy & Social Research at the University of Kansas, for a moderated conversation on climate change and environmental justice with the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Fri, 01/20/2023 — University of Kansas researchers increasing understanding of child welfare, geology and ecology have received this year’s Steven F. Warren Research Achievement Award and the KU Research Staff & Postdoctoral Achievement Awards. The annual...

Tue, 01/17/2023 — Research on fungi underway at the University of Kansas has helped transform tough-to-recycle plastic waste from the Pacific Ocean into key components for making pharmaceuticals. The chemical–biological approach for converting polyethylene...

Tue, 01/17/2023 — Cliff Michaels will become the new executive director of the KU Center for Technology Commercialization, which assists University of Kansas researchers across all campuses in commercializing their discoveries. He will begin his position Jan. 17.

Thu, 01/12/2023 — A coalition of Kansas public entities and private partners will apply for federal funding that could make Kansas a regional hub in the emerging hydrogen economy. The Kansas-based HARVEST Hydrogen Hub Coalition – which includes the University...

Wed, 01/11/2023 — The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kansas has awarded $1,000 scholarships to three KU students to support their research projects for the spring 2023 semester. The Undergraduate Research Awards in Mathematics (MathUGRAs) are...

Tue, 01/10/2023 — University of Kansas researchers found that up to 1 million Kansans live in regions that lack access to high-speed broadband services at adequate speeds. Close to half of those who responded to a survey on broadband reported dissatisfaction with...

Tue, 01/10/2023 — For at least 10,000 years before contact with European settlers, Native American societies from Alaska to California conserved and interacted with natural resources using a more sustainable and spiritual approach than anything seen in the modern...

Fri, 12/16/2022 — This spring, 54 University of Kansas students will receive an Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA) from the Center for Undergraduate Research. UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects.

Fri, 12/16/2022 — Christophe Royon, Foundation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Kansas, was awarded the gold medal of the Mexican Physical Society, Division of Particle and Fields, earlier this...

Wed, 12/14/2022 — Members of the University of Kansas community and the public are invited to attend an upcoming cybersecurity conference that will seek to bring together experts in the field from industry, workforce and research. The event, the FBI & KU...

Wed, 12/14/2022 — A crew from the Kansas Geological Survey, based at the University of Kansas, will be in western Kansas measuring groundwater levels the first week of January. Levels are measured annually as part of a joint project conducted by KGS and the...

Wed, 12/14/2022 — Engineering students at the University of Kansas have designed and built a prototype of a new bench for bus stops in the city of Lawrence. The project was part of a revamped leadership program for undergraduates in the School of Engineering,...

Tue, 12/13/2022 — Researchers at the Center for Remote Sensing and Integrated Systems, headquartered at the University of Kansas, have received almost $1 million from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program to design and build...

Tue, 12/13/2022 — An interdisciplinary team of professors at the University of Kansas has received a $529,500 grant to improve student success and reduce achievement gaps in undergraduate science education. The grant is part of the Howard Hughes Medical...

Fri, 12/09/2022 — KU Endowment has announced the 2022 Chancellors Club Teaching Professorships. Mark Mort, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, and Cynthia Colwell, professor of music therapy & music education, are this year’s recipients. The...

Thu, 12/08/2022 — In an effort to provide research opportunities to more students, 18 University of Kansas faculty members are working with the Center for Undergraduate Research this fall and spring to redesign portions of their courses to include a larger...

Thu, 12/08/2022 — The Kansas Geological Survey, based at the University of Kansas, has released a new full-color geologic map of Miami County that highlights the type and age of rock layers found at the surface or immediately below the vegetation and soil in the...

Fri, 12/02/2022 — With a desire to find more time for writing and experiments, Orley “Chip” Taylor, University of Kansas professor emeritus of ecology & evolutionary biology, says it’s time to step aside — but not before making sure Monarch Watch, the...


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