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UConn Team Earns Grant to Further Research Crumbling Foundation Problem

Solutions for Connecticut's ongoing crumbling foundation crisis will continue to be explored by UConn, thanks to federal funding secured by Connecticut’s Congressional delegation.

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Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center Receives 5-year Extension to Improve and Expand Safety Analysis Tool

UConn's Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center has won a grant to continue developing its nationally-lauded highway safety data analysis tool.

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Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center Receives 5-year Extension to Improve and Expand Safety Analysis Tool

The Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center has received a five-year extension from the Connecticut Department of Transportation for their project to develop a customized highway safety analysis tool for improving the safety of Connecticut’s roads. Since 2015, the Center, located at the University of Connecticut’s Connecticut Transportation Institute, has been developing a data-driven process to […]

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After Developing CRISPR-based Diagnostic Test for Infectious Diseases, UConn Researchers Validate Clinical Feasibility for COVID-19 Testing at Point of Care

A simple, low-cost method of detecting infectious disease is one step closer to being a cutting-edge diagnostics technology used by clinicians.

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UConn Researcher Developing ‘Blood-to-Answer’ Method for Early HIV Detection

UConn Health professor of biomedical engineering Changchun Liu, Ph.D., has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a simple, rapid, affordable HIV testing device.

Highest Honor of Materials Research Society Awarded to UConn Health Professor Cato T. Laurencin

The Materials Research Society has named UConn Health’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin as the recipient of the 2020 Von Hippel Award, the society’s highest and most prestigious honor.

UConn researcher Tannin Schmidt

Meet the Researcher: Tannin Schmidt, Biomedical Engineering

UConn researcher Tannin Schmidt is constantly pursuing discoveries that could lead to new opportunities.

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UConn Faculty Receive Federal Funding to Develop Self-Administered Microneedle COVID-19 Vaccine Technology

UConn researchers have developed a single-use microneedle technology they hope will help keep patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UConn Program Aims to Improve Engineers’ Communications Skills

A multidisciplinary professional education program is being developed at UConn to hone the communication skills of engineers.

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Vulnerable Trees, High Winds, Other Factors Combined for Strong Storm Damage from Isaias

Gypsy moth infestations and drought conditions have weakened trees throughout Connecticut to such an extent that forests were particularly vulnerable when Hurricane Isaias swept through in August.