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UT professor researches transportable renewable energy

UT professor researches transportable renewable energy

Pili Saravia, News Reporter October 17, 2022

Joaquin Resasco, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is leading his lab in converting carbon dioxide into carbon-free and renewable energy. Resasco said renewable energy usually falls short because...

New UT-Austin research initiative to advance development of biologic therapies

New UT-Austin research initiative to advance development of biologic therapies

Rylie Lillibridge, Senior News Reporter October 16, 2022

A new UT Austin research initiative will provide funding and support for research into vaccinations and treatments for a wide range of diseases. Texas Biologics is a research effort from the College...

UT researchers analyze internet usage of older adults during pandemic

UT researchers analyze internet usage of older adults during pandemic

Sowmya Sridhar, News Reporter October 14, 2022

Researchers from UT, Baylor University and the University of Missouri identified increased use of internet-enabled behaviors in older adults during the pandemic, according to a study published in Work,...

UT researchers develop new electrode to improve the range and charging time of  electric vehicles

UT researchers develop new electrode to improve the range and charging time of electric vehicles

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter October 13, 2022

UT researchers created a new type of electrode that could improve batteries in electric vehicles by helping them charge faster and last longer. Kasun Raigama, a mechanical engineering senior on the...

COLA awarded $50 million towards Alzheimer’s research by National Institute on Aging

COLA awarded $50 million towards Alzheimer’s research by National Institute on Aging

Ali Juell, Senior News Reporter October 12, 2022

The National Institute on Aging awarded researchers in UT’s College of Liberal Arts a $50 million grant to study education’s effects on Alzheimer’s and related dementia over the next five years — ...

UT Energy Symposium debate addresses fossil fuel divestment by universities

UT Energy Symposium debate addresses fossil fuel divestment by universities

Koshik Mahapatra, General News Reporter October 12, 2022

At the UT Energy Symposium on Tuesday, four experts from around the U.S. debated whether university endowments across the country should divest from fossil fuel companies. The online session was part...

Study reveals link between discrimination, cognitive impairment in Hispanic adults

Study reveals link between discrimination, cognitive impairment in Hispanic adults

Sowmya Sridhar, News Reporter October 11, 2022

Researchers from UT, Florida State University and the University of California-Davis identified a link between ethnic discrimination and cognitive impairment in Hispanic adults, according to a study published...

‘HealthyHorns Sleep’: Longhorn Wellness Center hosts first Sleep Week

‘HealthyHorns Sleep’: Longhorn Wellness Center hosts first Sleep Week

Sydney Boo, General News Reporter October 10, 2022

More than 600 students participated in 11 on-campus and virtual events designed to help them gain a better night’s sleep at the Longhorn Wellness Center’s first Sleep Week from Oct. 3 to Friday, said...

New drug found by UT study to outperform standard stroke medication

New drug found by UT study to outperform standard stroke medication

Celeste Olivarez, News Reporter October 9, 2022

Tenecteplase: a new-wave drug originally used to treat heart attacks outperforms a standard medication, alteplase, for treating ischemic strokes, according to a new study released by the American Stroke...

The student research panel was hosted in Waggener Hall on Oct. 5, 2022. Students discuss their experiences conducting research as undergraduates and offer tips for how to get started.

Student researchers advise on how to get started in research field

Corinne Piorkowski, News General Reporter October 7, 2022

Little projects make a huge difference, so being a part of something even if it’s not close to your initial interests will help when practicing research, a panel of student researchers advised. An...

Bilingual program addresses health disparities in East Austin

Bilingual program addresses health disparities in East Austin

Meera Hatangadi, General News Reporter October 5, 2022

UT’s Latino Research Institute partnered with the YMCA of Austin to produce ¡Salud, Salud!, a bilingual program addressing health disparities in Austin’s “Eastern Crescent” over the course of...

UT research finds women in executive suite improve customer orientation, financial performance

UT research finds women in executive suite improve customer orientation, financial performance

Isabella Zeff, News Reporter October 4, 2022

A new UT study found that though the presence of women on executive management teams tends to improve a company’s customer orientation, leading to long-term financial gains, women continue to be underrepresented...

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