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Rhetoric and Writing professor Donnie Sackey received an $8,000 University grant earlier this month towards climate change initiatives.

Liberal Arts professor joins Planet Texas 2050 to further work on environmental justice, communication

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter September 26, 2023

Rhetoric and writing professor Donnie Sackey received a grant from and membership in Planet Texas 2050, a University initiative focusing on making Texas resilient against climate change, rapid population...

Researchers find link between social factors, water quality risks

Researchers find link between social factors, water quality risks

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter September 20, 2023

Researchers identified a link between social status and living in communities with health-based water quality violations in a study published in September. Bridget Scanlon, a senior research scientist...

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UT to lead federally-funded climate resilience research

Sarah Brager, Senior News Reporter September 20, 2023

The University announced plans earlier this month to lead a federally-funded research project with the City of Austin to make Texas communities more resilient to extreme climate fluctuations.  U.S....

Researchers train AI model to diagnose knee osteoarthritis with clinical-grade performance

Researchers train AI model to diagnose knee osteoarthritis with clinical-grade performance

Amirtha Jayakumaran, Senior News Reporter September 18, 2023

A team led by UT researchers developed an AI model to diagnose knee osteoarthritis based on medical images such as X-rays, to establish a scale of severity that can be used to diagnose individual patients. The...

UT lab partners with Oxford Institute to monitor methane emissions

UT lab partners with Oxford Institute to monitor methane emissions

Raiyan Shaik, Senior News Reporter September 14, 2023

A research data lab at UT recently formed a partnership with the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies to create methane emissions data to inform European energy policy. The Energy Emissions Modeling...

UT to build new Hill Country Field Station, expanding local analysis of changing climate

UT to build new Hill Country Field Station, expanding local analysis of changing climate

Sarah Brager, Senior News Reporter September 11, 2023

The University of Texas announced plans to build a new ecological field station in Dripping Springs on Aug. 28 after receiving a $50 million gift from the Winn Family Foundation.  Named the Hill Country...

FDA approves first-ever vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus using research from UT professor

FDA approves first-ever vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus using research from UT professor

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 7, 2023

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first-ever vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus, which uses breakthrough research by a UT professor. Molecular bioscience professor Jason McLellan worked...

Lai Keji stands in his lab in the Physics, Math, and Astronomy Building on Aug. 28, 2023.

Research grant awarded to UT physics professor

Amirtha Jayakumaran, Senior News Reporter September 6, 2023

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $1.25 million to 21 experimental physicists at the end of August, including associate physics professor Keji Lai. The Experimental Physics Investigators...

UT researchers identify Maisies galaxy as among the oldest galaxies in the universe

UT researchers identify Maisie’s galaxy as among the oldest galaxies in the universe

Amirtha Jayakumaran, Senior News Reporter September 5, 2023

A team of researchers identified Maisie’s galaxy as one of the earliest galaxies ever detected using the James Webb Space Telescope. UT researchers first discovered Maisie’s galaxy last summer, which...

UT and U.S. Army host STEM summer camp focused on hands-on experiences for middle schoolers

UT and U.S. Army host STEM summer camp focused on hands-on experiences for middle schoolers

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 5, 2023

A group of middle schoolers attending the Gains in Engineering, Math and Science program gathered in the field outside the University’s J.J. Pickle Research Campus, circling a Texas Robotics autonomous...

Mellon Foundation provides $1.5 million grant to audiovisual annotation platform

Mellon Foundation provides $1.5 million grant to audiovisual annotation platform

Sowmya Sridhar, News General Reporter September 5, 2023

The Mellon Foundation provided AVAnnotate, a platform created by UT associate professor Tanya Clement and Brumfield Labs that allows users to create annotations of audiovisual collections, with a $1.5...

Professor Kiran Shokar and Research Program Manager Cynthia Chacon in front of the Dell Medical School on Aug. 30th, 2023. Earlier this month, Dr. Kiran and Dr. Michael Pignone were granted $3 million to help advance access to colorectal cancer screenings.

Researchers from Dell Medical School receive $3 million to improve colorectal cancer prevention efforts in Texas

Sarah Brager, Senior News Reporter August 31, 2023

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas granted Dr. Kiran Shokar and Dr. Michael Pignone $3 million earlier this month to improve statewide access to colorectal cancer screenings and expand...

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