Geophysicists' Volcano Research Featured
by Scientific American

Is Pollution Plaguing Your Neighborhood?

NSM's William Sager and colleagues recently studied the origins of Tamu Massif, the world's largest volcano, on a five-week cruise. Read More 

A UH and Rice University study links air pollution in Houston-area neighborhoods to diseases like asthma, stroke and heart disease. Watch this Click2Houston report

UH Geophysicists Wins Karcher Award

'Your Brain on Art'
Featured by NSF

UH to Protect Next-Gen
911 Centers

NSM's Yingcai Zheng wins the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ 2015 J. Clarence Karcher Award. Read More
Engineering's Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal's research was featured by the NSF's Science Now program.
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DHS awards UH computer science team $2.6M to develop technology to help protect emergency response systems. Read More | Listen to Story

UH Receives $950K Research Instruments Grant

UH-China Collaboration on Landslide Research

Texas Researchers Meet,
Discuss Federal Funding

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A grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) provides UH with a new high-performance computer. Read More
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a UH $246K grant. Read More Dr. Paul Chu spoke on energy storage research at the first-ever TAMEST Research Summit. Read More

UH Captures Bronze at
BeHEARD Science Challenge

Technology Professor to
Help Keep Energy Flowing

NSM's Michihisa Umetani wins bronze for research on rare neurological disorder from the Rare Genomics Institute. Read More 

Technology's Arthur Conklin to lead UH project as part of the Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium to ensure the resilency of our energy delivery systems. Read More

Ph.D. Student Receives HAMBP Fellowship

'SMART Cougars Plus' Expands HIV, HCV Student Testing


Jacob Ezerski, was awarded a $26,400 National Institutes
of Health predoctoral training fellowship. Read More

The UH Graduate College of Social Work has been awarded $900,000 to work with at risk youth. Read More

UH Program Adds to Houston's Space Workforce

Could Cancer Treatments Target Metabolism?

SICSA prostate-cancer

Bonnie J. Dunbar, director of UH space architecture program. Read More

Professor Daniel Frigo investigates new avenues for cancer treatment. Read More


Defining the Future

The University's newest national research center, Center of Excellence for Borders, Trade and Immigration Research, will draw expertise from around the nation to focus on some of the most sensitive issues of the day. Research associated with the new center include groundbreaking research on facial recognition systems. Read More


UH to Lead National Center for Borders, Trade, and Immigration

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has named the University of Houston to lead a Center of Excellence focused on borders, trade and immigration research. Read More


UH Moment: Virtual Cave Aids in Addiction Recovery

A virtual cave is the newest technology to help study human behavior. Located in the UH Graduate School of Social Work, the room is outfitted with eight infrared cameras to track movement of the study participant. Participants are outfitted with special glasses to see the virtual reality world in 3D.  Watch Video


UH Innovation in the Spotlight

UH's Mark Clarke, Ph.D.interim associate provost for faculty development and faculty affairs, shares his vision for the UH Innovation Center with Texas Medical Center Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Operating Officer William F. McKeon. The Q&A was featured in the TMC News. Read More

Hesam Panahi, Ph.D.clinical assistant professor at UH’s C.T. Bauer College of Business and founder of the RED Labs startup accelerator, was also featured as part of the annual Bayou Startup Showcase, an event that celebrates entrepreneurship. Read More

Psychology Grant

UH Psychology Program teaches grant writing skills to apply for NIH Funding - Psychology Program Teaches the Finer Points of Applying for NIH Funding

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The Division of Research welcomes Felipe Sierra, Ph.D., Director of the Division of Aging Biology at the National Institute on Aging (NIH). The lecture will discuss the research interests and priorities of the National Institute on Aging, and how to build competitive proposals. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 11, 2015. RSVP is requested.

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The UH Division of Research is bringing to campus Dr. Diane Witt, the former NSF Neural Systems Cluster Leader and Program Officer (retired). Two full-days are planned, including presentations by Dr. Witt, and one-hour blocks for roundtable discussions with Dr. Witt. The events are scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2015 and Tuesday, February 10, 2015. RSVP is requested.

FBI Lecture

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the UH Divison of Research and University Information Technology invite you to attend a special lecture featuring two Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations. The event is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Light refreshments will be provided.

To commemorate the opening of the new TDECU Stadium in Fall 2014, three unique panel discussions were held on August 26, 27 and 28, 2014. Click on View Event Details button below for additional information and to view the recorded simulcast of each event.

Exercise for Mood and Anxiety: Efficacy and Mechanisms Searching for Identity: Football and the American University Sports Concussion Safety and Treatment: Past, Present & Future
Exercise for Mood and Anxiety:
Efficacy and Mechanisms
Searching for Identity:
Football and the American University
Sports Concussion Safety and Treatment:
Past, Present & Future