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OSU Research Week: Celebrating the best and the brightest researchers

OSU Research Week: Celebrating the best and the brightest researchers

Oklahoma State University is recognizing the hundreds of scientists, engineers and scholars who advance its land-grant mission as a comprehensive research university by emphasizing their work during Research Week 2018, Feb.19-23, dedicated to “Celebrating OSU researchers who change the world.”

OSU research news and events in an app 

OSU research news and events in an app 

A new way to learn about OSU research activities is now available. The OSU Research app is a quick and easy way to stay up-to-date with the Division of the Vice President for Research by learning about events, keeping up with news, and finding contact information for services vital to the OSU research community.  

Grants awarded to researchers in humanities, arts and design

Grants awarded to researchers in humanities, arts and design

Oklahoma State University faculty in the humanities, arts and design have been awarded research grants in a new funding program from the Office of the Vice President for Research. Grants of up to $10,000 were awarded to 15 tenured and tenure-track faculty to fund a research project in their areas of study.

Croff Recipient of 2018 President’s Fellows Faculty Research Award

Croff Recipient of 2018 President’s Fellows Faculty Research Award

Dr. Julie Croff, associate professor in the School of Community Health Sciences, Counseling and Counseling Psychology (HCCP) in the Oklahoma State University College of Education, Health and Aviation, has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 President’s Fellows Faculty Research Award for her research on measuring health behaviors among adolescent girls.

OSU doctoral student wins research fellowship at Argonne National Lab

OSU doctoral student wins research fellowship at Argonne National Lab

Wasikul Islam, a graduate student in physics at Oklahoma State University, has been selected for a prized research fellowship at the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in Chicago, one of the largest science and energy laboratories in the U.S.

OSU Researchers Receive National Science Foundation Grant

OSU Researchers Receive National Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Oklahoma State University professor Sue Jacobs $99,998 for a project that will study the interest of Native Americans to pursue and persist in engineering faculty positions. The two-year Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) is awarded by the NSF Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC).

Top OSU researchers honored

Top OSU researchers honored

Oklahoma State University has honored six faculty with the 2017 Regents Distinguished Research Award on Dec. 6 at the annual University Awards Convocation.

OSU announces idea phase winners in app

OSU announces idea phase winners in app

An app idea that would support environmental work and another designed to assist fire investigators have advanced to the next phase of Oklahoma State University’s From Research to App competition.

OSU Space Cowboys test weather instrument at extreme altitudes

OSU Space Cowboys test weather instrument at extreme altitudes

Sending weather sensors to altitudes of more than 60,000 feet is no easy task, but a team of Oklahoma State University engineering students and faculty is doing just that at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Road Less Traveled

Road Less Traveled

Native American freshmen choose an entomology adventure

OSU doctoral student pioneers parasitology research in Iceland

OSU doctoral student pioneers parasitology research in Iceland

Christina Anaya, a doctoral candidate from Fallbrook, Calif. and Fulbright scholar at Oklahoma State University, has taken her parasitology research to Iceland.

OSU grad student wins Three Minute Thesis® after several attempts

OSU grad student wins Three Minute Thesis® after several attempts

Allison Campolo knows it pays to persevere. After competing in the preliminary rounds of the Oklahoma State University Graduate College Three Minute Thesis® four times, she recently made it to the finals and won, defeating 11 other competitors.

Student wins contest with judges and audience

Student wins contest with judges and audience

In only three minutes, Mackenzie Landis convinced judges and an audience that the way she explained her topic was so award-winning she received both the first place award from judges and the People’s Choice Award from the audience in the Oklahoma State University Graduate College’s 2017 Three Minute Presentation (3MP) finals.

OSU researcher focuses on disaster recovery

OSU researcher focuses on disaster recovery

From hurricanes in New Jersey to earthquakes in Oklahoma, Dr. Alex Greer has taken his research on disaster recovery in a different direction to Oklahoma State University.

Defining inequality and how entrepreneurship affects the market

Defining inequality and how entrepreneurship affects the market

Assistant professor of entrepreneurship Per Bylund researches all things entrepreneur. By researching the topic of inequality and how it relates to entrepreneurial activity, Bylund felt the term “inequality” needed to be defined more clearly.

Prize money and more awaits app competition winners

Prize money and more awaits app competition winners

The Oklahoma State University App Center is accepting submissions for the 6th annual From Research to App Competition. The contest, to come up with winning ideas for mobile apps,...

OSU physicists land $1.266 million grant from Department of Energy

OSU physicists land $1.266 million grant from Department of Energy

Five high energy physicists from the Oklahoma State University Department of Physics have secured a major grant from the U.S. Department of Energy worth $1.266 million to...

Native American twins at OSU to research insect-related diseases

Native American twins at OSU to research insect-related diseases

Twins Taylor and Alexis Coles, Oklahoma State University entomology freshmen from Norman, have done everything together from day one. Now, their joint interest in the study of...

13 OSU undergraduate researchers earn prestigious Niblack scholarship

13 OSU undergraduate researchers earn prestigious Niblack scholarship

Top Oklahoma State University undergraduate students have been selected as Niblack Research Scholars. The 13 recipients earn $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct...

Bananas for fabric

Bananas for fabric

When Joyce Nabisaalu taught at Kyambogo University in Uganda and saw her colleague making paper from banana stems, she thought, “Why not more?” Nabisaalu, now an apparel design and production doctoral student at Oklahoma State University, has taken her idea to the next level by researching how to turn banana fibers into fabric.