Research Stories

Proposal deadline
A call for papers has been extended for the sixth Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference to be held March 18 at the University of Delaware, and the deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, Feb. 12.
Farmers bid for conservation dollars
In 2014, 400 farmers had the chance to set their own prices for conservation work through the University of Delaware's Agricultural Values, Innovation, and Stewardship Enhancement project.
Shop right
A study by researchers in the Delaware Center for Transportation provides insight into the impacts of home shopping on vehicle operations and greenhouse gas emissions.
Agri-environmental problems
CBEAR is awarding more than $300,000 to 12 behavioral science projects that will examine the performance of various public policy approaches to agricultural-environmental problems.
Safeguarding sturgeon
New clues are proving valuable to University of Delaware researchers as they develop an online map to help Mid-Atlantic fishermen avoid catching Atlantic sturgeon.
INBRE proposals
Delaware INBRE is once again seeking proposals for its Developmental Research Project program, and this year, promising investigators have even more opportunities for collaboration with the goal of becoming established, independent researchers.
Google Scholar workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present the workshop "Advanced Research Techniques Using Google Scholar" on Feb. 22.
Stretching the limits
University of Delaware research demonstrates that carbon-nanotube-based supercapacitors retain their mechanical properties over repeated stretch-release cycles.
Inorganic vs. organic
The University of Delaware's Matt Limmer has been awarded a two-year U.S. Department of Agriculture Post Doctoral Fellowship to study uptake of organic forms of arsenic in rice.
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Study: Online shopping increases environmental demands

UPI, Feb. 6, 2016

The total number of vehicle miles traveled hasn't decreased with growth of online shopping, said Arde Faghri, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Delaware Center for Transportation at the University of Delaware.

Experts say Chancery Court race too close to call

News Journal, Feb. 5, 2016

The corporate community needs to feel that the Chancery Court nominee has the right experience, said Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.

UD research shows where fish travel

Salisbury (Maryland) Daily Times, Feb. 5, 2016

Matthew Breece, research assistant in the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is leading the way on work to help fishermen avoid sturgeon, an endangered fish.

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