Research & Discovery

Eric Jordan, United Technologies Professor of Advanced Materials Processing in the lab with the coating apparatus. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Developing Green Energy Technology

UConn engineers are conducting research to develop cleaner and more efficient turbines.

Anna Schierberl Scherr and Benjamin Meagher are the first to be named Farber Graduate Fellows. (Tina Covensky for UConn)

Psychology Grad Students Benefit from Legacy of Longtime Professor

The late Maurice Farber, who taught psychology at UConn for 29 years, established a $2.2 million trust for graduate students. The first two Farber fellows were chosen this fall.

Richard Anyah, assistant professor of atmospheric science, Department of Natural Resources and the Environnmet (CANR)

Atmospheric Scientist Studies Climate Change and Develops Future Researchers

Growing up on the shores of Lake Victoria, future climatologist Richard Anyah watched huge cloud banks build into thunderstorms.

Math teacher Christopher Roberts is a graduate of the Neag School of Education.

UConn Researchers Develop Model to Assess Teachers’ Classroom Skills

In a study applying the model to Connecticut teachers, graduates of the Neag School's teacher preparation program performed well.

Andrea Kam, left, hand fill capsules at the dosage forms lab in the Pharmacy/Biology Building as Zachary Binkowski, a fourth year student looks on.

Pharmacy School Working with FDA to Improve Drug Manufacturing Standards

UConn's research is expected to help improve drug safety, create jobs, and reduce health care costs.

A Timex Global Trainer GPS Unit.

Timex Partners with Korey Stringer Institute to Improve Athletic Training

The partnership will carry out research with athletes to enhance performance and safety in a variety of sports.

Biologist Peter Burkhard with the molecule he developed to deliver nicotine to the immune system.

A Vaccine for Nicotine?

A UConn scientist has received NIH support to develop a vaccine against the effects of nicotine.

Laramie Smith.

Why HIV Patients Might Neglect Treatment

A Ph.D. student in psychology is conducting research on why some HIV patients neglect treatment and how that can be changed.

Social Security card

Divorce is Costly for Women

A UConn economics professor analyzed Social Security data on 600 women from their divorces in the 1970s through retirement. Divorce cost them dearly.

Dr. Pramod K. Srivastava, director of the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, in his lab. (Chris DeFrancesco/UConn Health Center Photo)

Study Authored by Health Center Physician-Scientist Shows Positive Results for Herpes Vaccine

The research by Dr. Pramod K. Srivastava, director of the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, is published in two back-to-back papers in the current issue of Vaccine.