Research Stories

Penguin chicks
UD oceanographers recently reported a connection between local weather conditions and the weight of Adélie penguin chicks in Marine Ecology Progress Series, a top marine ecology journal.
Oct. 30: Nobel Symposium
UD faculty members with expertise in the areas that won 2014 Nobel Prizes will discuss the laureates' work on Oct. 30.
Battling RRD
UD's Tom Evans is part of a research group that has been awarded $4.6 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study methods to combat rose rosette disease.
Saturn's secrets
The Cassini mission to Saturn has been profoundly productive, Carolyn Porco, leader of the imaging team, told an audience of 500 attending the Vernon Memorial Lecture at UD.
International ethics
The University of Delaware has been awarded more than $200,000 by the National Science Foundation to collaborate with the National Academy of Engineering on an international research ethics project.
Ancient gene
UD researchers have discovered that an ancient gene, ribonucleotide reductase (RNR), which occurs in all cellular life, provides important biological insights into the characteristics of unknown viruses in the sea.
Insect balloon
To study the nocturnal flight patterns of migrating insects during the fall, UD researchers have been launching a balloon equipped with a tow net to try to catalogue insect species.
Innovations in Healthcare
More than 125 clinicians, students, faculty, caregivers, and patients turned out for the first Evelyn Hayes Innovations in Healthcare Symposium at the University of Delaware.
Materials science lectures
The University of Delaware Department of Materials Science and Engineering has announced its fall lecture series, which will run Wednesdays from Oct. 15 through Nov. 19.
Centennial series
The University of Delaware Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has announced its 2014 Centennial Seminar Series.
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State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.

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