Research

Kent State University and Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute will co-fund two pilot research projects as part of an initiative to enhance collaborations between the two institutions. Following a competitive review process, two teams comprising researchers from each institution will receive $100,000 each for collaborative research that...

Kent State University Professor of Anthropology C. Owen Lovejoy, Ph.D., has joined the university’s Presidential Search Committee. “In our planning for the presidential search, trustees recognized the unique perspective and value that Professor Lovejoy would bring to our process,” said Richard Marsh, Kent State trustee and chair of the...

  Kent State University and the Holden Arboretum will use a recently awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the impact people have on vital organisms living in places where water and land meet in Northeast Ohio. The NSF has awarded Kent State a grant for $345,000 for a project with Holden that provides research opportunities...

Graduate student Amy Dupper won an award for outstanding poster presentation at Kent State's 2013 Graduate Research Symposium. Congratulations to Amy! Anthropology graduate students presented their research at the 2013 KSU Graduate Research Symposium. Pictured from left to right are Amy Dupper (M.A. student), Aidan Ruth (Ph.D. student), Mitch...

Three Kent State University faculty members were recognized during a ceremony on March 19 as the university honored its Outstanding Research and Scholar Award recipients. The recipients of the 2013 award are Michael Loderstedt, School of Art; Katherine Rawson, Department of Psychology; and Carrie Schweitzer, Department of Geology, Kent State...

Urbana—In order to examine the workings of the smallest bits of matter, particle physicists smash subatomic particles together at tremendously high speeds and then analyze the resultant sprays (called jets) of even smaller particles, following them through their various decay paths. Huge quantities of data are taken from thousands upon thousands...

The Division of Research and Sponsored Programs would like to congratulate the recipients of the inaugural Internal Post-doctoral Seed Program.  In this initial round, 12 proposals were selected which resulted in awards for the support of 14 post-doctoral associates for one year.  In addition, each of these awards was augmented by the...

A team of scientists from Old Dominion University, Kent State University and the University of Southern California has identified for the first time a clear 1,500-year cycle in the Arctic Oscillation (AO), the surface atmosphere pressure pattern in the far north that greatly influences weather in the Northern Hemisphere. Led by ODU geological...

Kent State University will host a two-day symposium on Sept. 26-27 to showcase cutting-edge university research and industry innovations in flexible liquid crystal devices such as displays, e-writers, eyewear, photovoltaics, sensors and biomedical devices. “It’s going to bring the best and brightest working in this field to report on the...

Information technology drives our global economy and promises transformational approaches to the world’s most serious challenges, including healthcare, education and environmental. Yet a smaller percentage of American high school and university students take computer science courses today than they did 20 years ago. L. Gwenn Volkert, associate...