research Archive

  • UI featured in Discovery doc on driver safety

    UI featured in Discovery doc on driver safety

    The University of Iowa, its National Advanced Driving Simulator, and driving safety researchers Dan McGehee and Omar Ahmad are featured in a documentary that airs this weekend on the Discovery Channel.

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    Feeding the research at the University of Iowa

    Where might you find 320 grams of raw apple peels on the menu? In the metabolic kitchen of the University of Iowa's Clinical Research Unit, which prepares meals for human subjects in UI research.

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  • Measuring human subjects in the BOD POD

    Measuring human subjects in the BOD POD

    University researchers who need to know about their human subjects’ body composition can now make use of the latest technology—the BOD POD. And the general public may soon be able to use it, too.

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  • BTN program showcases UI virtual soldier

    BTN program showcases UI virtual soldier

    The new episode of Impact the World, which premieres Tuesday, Feb. 28, on the Big Ten Network, turns its focus on the University of Iowa Virtual Soldier Research (VSR) program.

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  • Advancing X-ray astronomy

    Advancing X-ray astronomy

    Astronomers may one day be able to observe the material connecting galaxies across the universe, thanks to University of Iowa researcher Randall McEntaffer, who is developing technologies to advance the field of X-ray astronomy.

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    Beware the $ign$ of online retailer unreliability

    A new study by a University of Iowa researcher suggests that online merchants who display a dollar sign in the titles of their Google search engine results may be less reliable than merchants who don’t.

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  • New Investigator Research Award recipients announced

    New Investigator Research Award recipients announced

    Two University of Iowa faculty members have been awarded 2011-2012 College of Public Health-Carver College of Medicine New Investigator Research Awards.

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  • UI Prevention Research Center seeks proposals for pilot projects

    UI Prevention Research Center seeks proposals for pilot projects

    The University of Iowa Prevention Research Center for Rural Health (PRC-RH) is accepting research proposals for pilot project funding. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 13.

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    Quote…Endquote

    University staff and faculty often are asked for their expert opinions on a variety of topics. Check out who's been in the news lately...

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  • Mary Noonan with her dog Lincoln. Photo by Tim Schoon.

    Mary Noonan, Sociology

    Thanks to a loving yet somewhat competitive older brother's insistent claims of superiority, Mary Noonan developed an interest in women's issues. Now she conducts research on gender, family, and work.

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