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
The Southwest Node of the NSF I-Corps program is delivering regional programming to develop eligible teams for national I-Corps grants. Applications accepted on a rolling basis through September 1, 2015. The opening workshop is scheduled for Friday, October 16, 2015 at Rice University.
Teams must complete the online application
UH Psychology Program teaches grant writing skills to apply for NIH Funding - Psychology Program Teaches the Finer Points of Applying for NIH Funding
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.
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.
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
Mon, 28 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Bill Maddock has been named director of the Subsea Systems Institute, a national research center established in Houston to develop the transformative technologies, engineering and operational practices to safely and sustainably produce deepwater offshore energy resources.
Wed, 23 Sep 2015
By Mike Emery:: The king of the blues passed away this year, but his legacy lives on through music and memories. B.B. King had a long, storied career as a musician. Among the cities where he performed and recorded was Houston. Thanks to the University of Houston, music aficionados can revisit some of King’s experiences with the city, as well as those of other bluesmen who launched careers here.
Wed, 23 Sep 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded the Graduate College of Social Work’s 'SMART Cougars' program a $900,000 grant to work with minority youth at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C.
Tue, 22 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Researchers have discovered a new stretchable, transparent conductor that can be folded or stretched and released at least 10,000 times without showing signs of fatigue, a crucial step in creating a new generation of foldable electronics – think a flat-screen television that can be rolled up for easy portability – and implantable medical devices.
Fri, 18 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Researchers long have known many people end cognitive behavioral therapy before the recommended course of treatment has ended, but why that happens has remained something of a mystery. New research from the University of Houston suggests some answers.
Tue, 15 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: No longer the stuff of science fiction, the details of how people work and live in space and other extreme environments have become a growing part of the economy. The University of Houston’s Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture is working on real-world projects that point to the future of the industry.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: As part of a growing scientific emphasis on understanding the brain, a University of Houston researcher is studying what happens as people create and contemplate art and beauty.
Thu, 27 Aug 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: Wheelchair rugby and basketball players are aggressive, conditioned and determined, just like people without disabilities. Unlike them, though, is their likelihood of employment and economic independence. A new study finds playing an adaptive sport can have dramatic results on the athlete and the economy.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: UH researchers are on a mission to develop drugs to defeat pancreatic cancer. If successful, these drugs would allow physicians to prolong patient survival and, possibly, even eradicate this deadliest of cancers.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: A new study compared the attitudes of white heterosexual men to those of white sexual-minority men. Associate Professor Nathan Smith’s study was published in the journal “Psychology of Men and Masculinity.”
Fri, 21 Aug 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: Mexican American Studies programs have grabbed national headlines because of efforts to remove them from school and university curricula in some states. But the new Visiting Scholar with the Center for Mexican American Studies will be focusing on creating more such programs – and helping teachers do the same.
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
By Marisa Ramirez:: The new semester at the University of Houston marks a new era for the Center for Mexican American Studies. With the retirement of long-time director and Professor Tatcho Mindiola, Professor Pamela A. Quiroz takes the helm.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: A University of Houston engineer has received funding to create a pediatric exoskeleton, designed to help children with spinal cord injuries and other mobility disorders walk.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: A linguist from the University of Houston is proposing a solution to a centuries-old puzzle: What sparked the “nonsense” language in “Gulliver’s Travels”?
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Researchers have created a new method for screening cells used in immunotherapy cancer treatments, allowing high-performing immune system cells to be studied in isolation and potentially expanding the number of patients for whom the breakthrough treatment proves successful.
Thu, 06 Aug 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: A new study conducted by the University of Houston Hobby Center for Public Policy and Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy examines the impact of the controversial Texas law in U.S. Congressional District 23.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015
By Lisa Merkl:: Forgoing fun in the sun for serious research, a group of UH students have targeted solutions for Alzheimer’s, breast cancer, type 2 diabetes, migraines and lymphoma this summer as part of an intensive, full-time fellowship program.
Fri, 17 Jul 2015
By Jeannie Kever:: Herbert C. Freyhardt, research professor at the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, has received the International Cryogenic Materials Conference Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tue, 14 Jul 2015
By Greg Ortiz, None:: A new solar powered cell phone charging station at the University of Houston is teaching sustainability one charge at a time.