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Evolutionary biology

Matthew Walsh, an assistant professor of biology, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program. His project is titled “CAREER: Does behavioral plasticity promote or constrain adaptation? A test using resurrection,” and will address a long-standing question in evolutionary biology.

Costs of Sprawl

A new book, co-authored by UTA's Shima Hamidi in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, empirically shows how badly sprawl affects health and other quality-of-life outcomes.

Neural knowledge

UTA published research findings in Scientific Reports that shows a link between battlefield blasts, bubbles in the brain and neuronal damage. Ashfaq Adnan led the published research, which stems from an Office of Naval Research Warfighter Performance grant.