Research

Jenna Bartley, a UConn researcher on aging and health, stands in a hallway at UConn Health, wearing a white lab coat.

Science in Seconds: Healthy Aging

Getting a broad picture of how aging affects the whole body, and how older adults can be healthier for longer

Researchers have crafted a series of recommendations for behavioral weight loss interventions to address the unmet needs of Black people with obesity.

COVID-19 and Obesity Disparities for Black Communities

A new study provides recommendations for behavioral weight loss interventions to address the unmet needs of Black people with obesity

Manisha Sinha, the James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

History Professor Manisha Sinha Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Sinha is working on an expansive examination of the post-Civil War period known as Reconstruction

ACORN Helps Connecticut Use GPS Faster and More Accurately

ACORN uses cutting-edge positioning technology to provide centimeter-level accuracy for CTDOT and other projects in the state.

Urvi Kaul, Tony Edgington, Raul Flamenco, Swapna Subramanian - UConn's NSF Scholars - on the steps of Wilbur Cross

Five Students Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

The oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the NSF-GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding students in NSF-supported disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.

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The Dietary Supplement You’re Taking Could be Tainted with Prescription Medications and Dangerous Hidden Ingredients, According to a New Study

Many over-the-counter products – particularly those used for sexual enhancement and weight loss – are tainted with undisclosed pharmaceutical ingredients

A student writing math problems on a white dry erase board.

OVPR Announces Scholarship Facilitation Awards for 2021-22 Academic Year

Sixty-seven faculty members received awards in the current academic year

2022 UConn Health Board of Directors Faculty Recognition Awardee Is Dr. Frank Nichols

“We are exceptionally appreciative of Dr. Nichols’ longstanding service to the UConn School of Dental Medicine. He is the epitome of what any school should desire of a faculty member and his record of excellence in teaching, scholarship and discovery, service and patient care is a model for many to emulate,” said Dr. Steven Lepowsky.

Amanda Bunce, a graduate student in the Department of Natural Resources, inventories trees within the UConn Forest. (Tom Rettig/UConn Photo)

A Windy Workout: Stormwise Prescription Helps Strengthen Trees

Techniques that rely on adaptive silviculture can help trees become more resilient to severe storms

Gun Violence Misinformation Panel Speaks to Creating Informed Policy Debate

The panel, titled Misinformation: Creating a Misfire for American Gun Policy, convened an interdisciplinary group of experts to weigh in on how misinformation shapes gun policy debates and how to combat it.