Research

Ignite Hartford Grant Promotes Student Entrepreneurship

A new program through the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will take advantage of the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hartford to create opportunities for students at UConn and Hartford-area partner institutions.

Student working in the CVMDL on campus.

Dog Tests Positive for SARS-CoV-2, UConn Surveillance Finds

Over 100 dogs and cats have tested positive in the United States; this is the first domestic animal in Connecticut to test positive

Experiments with super-fast lasers show bubbles that form around atoms can speed up energy transfer.

UConn Researchers Find Bubbles Speed Up Energy Transfer

Findings that could help further understand how living tissue reacts to radiation exposure

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Two UConn Students Named Goldwater Scholars

The Goldwater Scholarship was established to identify students of outstanding ability and promise, and encourage them to pursue advanced study and research careers

Meet the Researcher: Jayesh Kamath, School of Medicine

Jayesh Kamath is bringing psychiatry into the mobile tech era by using mHealth technologies to support patients with depression

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 18: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at the National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, takes off his face mask during a hearing, with the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, on the Covid-19 response, on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need for scientists to be better communicators.

Scientists Need to Become Better Communicators, But It’s Hard to Measure Whether Training Works

Organizations that train scientists have to do more than just ask participants in a class whether they learned anything

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Students Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Fourteen UConn students and alumni have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Raman Bahal Selected for AAUP Excellence Award

The UConn chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has selected Raman Bahal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics, to be co-recipient of the AAUP 2020-2021 Excellence in Research and Creativity, Early Career award.

Rahul Kanadia, associate professor of physiology and neurobiology, teaches during a LEAP class.

For Undergraduates, Early Research Experience Pays Off 

Students and faculty share the unique research opportunities that define their college experience, and how to seek out opportunities as an undergraduate.

Wilbur Cross on a fall day on Oct. 15, 2019.

UConn’s Nora Berrah Awarded a Blaise Pascal Chaire d’Excellence to Conduct Research in France

Previous winners of the honor include six Nobel laureates