Research

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UConn to Host Cannabis Research Conference

Bringing together experts in plant science, law, health, and pharmaceutical sciences, UConn’s Cannabis Symposium aims to connect research with industry in this growing field

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Patients’ Lived Experience Shapes Research for Young Adult Opioid Use Recovery

The Collaborative Hub for Emerging Adult Recovery Research (CHEARR) -- an NIH-funded project spearheaded by UConn Health’s Dr. Kristyn Zajac -- will unite patients, providers, and researchers to better support young people recovering from opioid use disorder

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A Self-Cooling Tent that Runs on Just Water and Sunshine

An invention from UConn researcher Al Kasani makes camping in hot weather a breeze.

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Exercise Class for People with Parkinson’s Disease Celebrates 10 Years

Since 2012, UConn and UConn Health physical therapists have hosted a weekly class to help people with Parkinson’s disease improve quality of life through movement

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Four UConn Researchers Take DoD University Research Equipment Awards

The highly competitive Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) funds cutting-edge research projects with potential to assist national defense

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UConn Receives Inclusive Excellence Grant From Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The financial value of the $505,000 grant for UConn is over a six-year period

New Paper Presents Multifaceted View of Land Change through the Lens of Remote Sensing

A new paper by a group of UConn researchers represents an effort to overcome communication challenges and provide a new framework in the emerging field of land change science.

The Road(side) to a Thriving Native Ecosystem

UConn researchers are launching a project to plant native plant species along New England roadsides to support pollinators and biodiverse ecosystems.

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UConn Professor, Students Help Connecticut Towns Make Smart Energy Choices with SmartBuildings Program

'This is where people at UConn – researchers, professors, and even students – can really help communities'

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Knowledge is Flowing: Connecting the Dots and Chipping Away at Modeling Uncertainty

'These two fields don't talk to each other much, but they can really help each other out'