Research Stories

Biomedical grant opportunities
Two of UD's NIH Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) programs have issued calls for grant applications from UD researchers. Proposals are due by Nov. 14.
Enhancing national cybersecurity
UD is one of nine universities chosen by The MITRE Corporation to serve on the Academic Affiliates Council, supporting the company's operation of the nation's first federally funded research and development center on cybersecurity.
Learning through play
Parents and young children can participate in research being conducted as part of UD's Infant Language Project.
Research scholars
The McNair Scholars Program at UD recently hosted its 12th annual research competition and graduate fair, with students awarded prizes for outstanding presentations in science and social science.
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.
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.
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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Five myths about Halloween

Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2014

Joel Best, professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, refutes many common myths about Halloween as the holiday approaches.

Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to water

The News Journal, Oct. 25, 2014

Fleda Brown, University of Delaware professor emerita, discussed her time in the state as both an English professor and as the Delaware poet laureate.

UD's Lerner College offers doctorate in big data analysis

Delaware Business Daily, Oct. 24, 2014

The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics, under the direction of Bintong Chen, professor of business administration, will teach students to perform detailed research and analysis on “big data” in the business world.

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