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News Topic research was found in 95 news releases in the year 2016.

November 2016

  • New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines in options counseling for women who relinquish their parental rights
    Openness in adoption

    New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines in options counseling for women who relinquish their parental rights .

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016

  • UTA researchers earn TxDOT contract to use unmanned aerial systems to inspect highways, railroads
    Aerial inspection

    UTA researchers earn TxDOT contract to use unmanned aerial systems to inspect highways, railroads.

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016

  • UTA researchers discover mechanism behind immunosuppressive effects of drugs used to treat autoimmune disorders and cancers
    Solving immune response

    UTA researchers discover mechanism behind immunosuppressive effects of drugs used to treat autoimmune disorders and cancers.

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

  • UTA researcher looks to use new algorithms to improve precipitation maps
    Better forecasts

    UTA researcher looks to use new algorithms to improve precipitation maps.

    Thursday, November 3, 2016

October 2016

  • UTA Computer Science and Engineering professor to use data mining to benefit individual diagnosis, treatment for cancer patients
    Precision medicine

    UTA Computer Science and Engineering professor to use data mining to benefit individual diagnosis, treatment for cancer patients.

    Monday, October 31, 2016

  • UTA breaks ground for new $125 million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building
    SEIR groundbreaking

    UTA breaks ground for new $125 million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building.

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • UTA COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AWARDS SIX iC2C GRANTS FOR PIONEERING IDEAS THAT ADDRESS HIGH-PRIORITY HEALTH ISSUES
    Innovative research

    UTA COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AWARDS SIX iC2C GRANTS FOR PIONEERING IDEAS THAT ADDRESS HIGH-PRIORITY HEALTH ISSUES.

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • UTA researchers use artificial intelligence to assess, enhance cognitive abilities in school-aged children
    Computer learning

    UTA researchers use artificial intelligence to assess, enhance cognitive abilities in school-aged children.

    Thursday, October 13, 2016

  • UTA partners with oil and gas company Apache Corporation to conduct a baseline water quality study in the area of the Alpine High oil and gas resource play
    Ensuring groundwater quality

    UTA partners with oil and gas company Apache Corporation to conduct a baseline water quality study in the area of the Alpine High oil and gas resource play .

    Wednesday, October 12, 2016

  • UTA biologist to expand study of invasive zebra mussels in Texas Lakes
    Protecting Texan Lakes

    UTA biologist to expand study of invasive zebra mussels in Texas Lakes.

    Friday, October 7, 2016

  • UTA launches Massive Online Open Course on the practical application of new technologies like social media in K-12 teaching and learning
    New media for K-12 education

    UTA launches Massive Online Open Course on the practical application of new technologies like social media in K-12 teaching and learning.

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

  • UTA chemists receive donation from Dallas-based environmental philanthropist to develop strategies to limit shale gas industry’s ecological impacts
    Environmental research

    UTA chemists receive donation from Dallas-based environmental philanthropist to develop strategies to limit shale gas industry’s ecological impacts.

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

September 2016

  • TMAC receives $2.6 million award to transition defense industry companies
    Business assist

    TMAC receives $2.6 million award to transition defense industry companies.

    Thursday, September 29, 2016

  • UTA researchers developing novel model to help data center service providers guarantee service-level objectives
    Guaranteed service

    UTA researchers developing novel model to help data center service providers guarantee service-level objectives.

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • UTA enzyme research opens doors to developing new inhibitors for arthritis
    New hope for arthritis

    UTA enzyme research opens doors to developing new inhibitors for arthritis.

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • TxDOT implementation contract with UTA aims to reduce pavement cracking, improve slope stabilization
    Road improvement

    TxDOT implementation contract with UTA aims to reduce pavement cracking, improve slope stabilization.

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016

  • UTA researcher using nanotechnology to target inoperable tumors from the inside out
    Tackling tumors

    UTA researcher using nanotechnology to target inoperable tumors from the inside out.

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016

  • UTA study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region
    Groundwater study

    UTA study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region.

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • UTA researchers to develop new method, device for controlling blood pressure levels automatically
    Blood pressure control

    UTA researchers to develop new method, device for controlling blood pressure levels automatically.

    Monday, September 19, 2016

  • Second annual bionorthTX summit expected to attract 400 Life Sciences leaders
    Leading in life sciences

    Second annual bionorthTX summit expected to attract 400 Life Sciences leaders .

    Monday, September 12, 2016

  • UTA to design new models for networked group learning and online work settings for the third generation of internet, or Web 3.0
    Solutions for Web 3.0

    UTA to design new models for networked group learning and online work settings for the third generation of internet, or Web 3.0.

    Monday, September 12, 2016

  • UTA researchers’ papers find proven concept of using light to image and potentially treat PTSD
    Bright light

    UTA researchers’ papers find proven concept of using light to image and potentially treat PTSD.

    Tuesday, September 6, 2016

August 2016

  • UTA chemists to develop a new class of catalysts to transform cheap, widely available hydrocarbons into molecules used in key industrial processes
    Developing new catalysts

    UTA chemists to develop a new class of catalysts to transform cheap, widely available hydrocarbons into molecules used in key industrial processes.

    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

  • UTA awards four 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants for innovative ideas that address high-priority issues in society
    Interdisciplinary research

    UTA awards four 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants for innovative ideas that address high-priority issues in society .

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

  • UTA engineer working to develop bioinks for use in 3-D printing of tissues, organs
    Printing 3-D tissues

    UTA engineer working to develop bioinks for use in 3-D printing of tissues, organs.

    Monday, August 29, 2016

  • UTA study indicates air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies, not inherent to the extraction process
    Protecting air quality

    UTA study indicates air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies, not inherent to the extraction process.

    Friday, August 26, 2016

  • UTA physicists to upgrade Titan supercomputer software for extreme scale applications such as biology and materials science simulations
    Enabling supercomputing

    UTA physicists to upgrade Titan supercomputer software for extreme scale applications such as biology and materials science simulations.

    Thursday, August 25, 2016

  • UTA signs agreement with leading Korean energy institute to promote joint development of clean energy technologies
    Clean energy

    UTA signs agreement with leading Korean energy institute to promote joint development of clean energy technologies .

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Office of Naval Research grant will allow UTA researchers to mimic performance of multiple shipboard systems while testing batteries
    Shipboard testing

    Office of Naval Research grant will allow UTA researchers to mimic performance of multiple shipboard systems while testing batteries.

    Tuesday, August 9, 2016

  • UTA engineering researcher to develop tools to better analyze complex patient data
    Big data

    UTA engineering researcher to develop tools to better analyze complex patient data.

    Monday, August 8, 2016

  • UTA researchers lead project with UT Southwestern and MD Anderson Cancer Center to develop new device to deliver photo-induced cancer therapy to patients
    Developing cancer therapy devices

    UTA researchers lead project with UT Southwestern and MD Anderson Cancer Center to develop new device to deliver photo-induced cancer therapy to patients.

    Friday, August 5, 2016

  • UTA aerospace engineering graduate first to successfully flight test unmanned aerial vehicle with mass-actuated controls
    Weighted flight

    UTA aerospace engineering graduate first to successfully flight test unmanned aerial vehicle with mass-actuated controls.

    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  • UTA researchers study how fluctuating hormones affect female vulnerability to cocaine addiction
    Understanding addiction

    UTA researchers study how fluctuating hormones affect female vulnerability to cocaine addiction.

    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  • UTA chemists devise cheaper, faster, more accurate, automated method to quantify water content in solid pharmaceutical drugs
    Innovations in analytical chemistry

    UTA chemists devise cheaper, faster, more accurate, automated method to quantify water content in solid pharmaceutical drugs.

    Monday, August 1, 2016

July 2016

  • UTA and UT Southwestern partner to improve accuracy of cancer radiation therapy delivery
    Leading on cancer

    UTA and UT Southwestern partner to improve accuracy of cancer radiation therapy delivery.

    Thursday, July 21, 2016

  • Office of Naval Research grant fuels efforts to improve safety, reduce manufacturing costs of aircraft composite parts
    Composite testing

    Office of Naval Research grant fuels efforts to improve safety, reduce manufacturing costs of aircraft composite parts.

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016

  • UTA taps seasoned administrator and academic leader as new dean of the College of Engineering
    Crouch named new COE dean

    UTA taps seasoned administrator and academic leader as new dean of the College of Engineering.

    Monday, July 18, 2016

  • UTA researchers use text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence on potential mergers and acquisitions of startups in the high-tech sector
    Improving Business Intelligence

    UTA researchers use text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence on potential mergers and acquisitions of startups in the high-tech sector.

    Wednesday, July 13, 2016

  • New dean of UTA College of Education is Purdue expert in special education, faculty development and technology literacy
    Education leader

    New dean of UTA College of Education is Purdue expert in special education, faculty development and technology literacy .

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016

  • Leading esophageal cancer researcher to join UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation
    Cancer researcher appointed

    Leading esophageal cancer researcher to join UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016

  • UTA Institute of Urban Studies to investigate walkability of downtown Dallas
    Friendlier streets

    UTA Institute of Urban Studies to investigate walkability of downtown Dallas.

    Friday, July 1, 2016

June 2016

  • Electric motor FSAE car to make competitive debut at 16th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 9-10
    Battery powered

    Electric motor FSAE car to make competitive debut at 16th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 9-10.

    Tuesday, June 28, 2016

  • UTA marketing study shows lenient return policy may increase sales
    Retail policies

    UTA marketing study shows lenient return policy may increase sales.

    Friday, June 17, 2016

  • UTA nursing Ph.D. students awarded prestigious national scholarships
    Nursing scholar excellence

    UTA nursing Ph.D. students awarded prestigious national scholarships.

    Thursday, June 16, 2016

  • UTA professor awarded National Science Foundation grant to develop lasers, amplifiers for integrated silicon photonics technology
    New technology

    UTA professor awarded National Science Foundation grant to develop lasers, amplifiers for integrated silicon photonics technology.

    Friday, June 10, 2016

  • UTA researchers find strangers reach mutual understanding mainly through talking and asking questions, not from non-verbal communication
    Power of verbal

    UTA researchers find strangers reach mutual understanding mainly through talking and asking questions, not from non-verbal communication.

    Wednesday, June 8, 2016

  • UTA Institute of Urban Studies’ students propose major changes for Dallas’ Fair Park
    Urban partners

    UTA Institute of Urban Studies’ students propose major changes for Dallas’ Fair Park.

    Friday, June 3, 2016

  • UTA researcher to digitize history of slaves, other endangered documents in Cuba
    Digitizing history

    UTA researcher to digitize history of slaves, other endangered documents in Cuba.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

May 2016

  • UTA civil engineer creates phone app to gather public input on flash flooding conditions
    Weather data

    UTA civil engineer creates phone app to gather public input on flash flooding conditions.

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016

  • UTA study examines academic experiences of Latino students at HBCUs
    Diversity in education

    UTA study examines academic experiences of Latino students at HBCUs.

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

  • UTA engineer wins Air Force grant to help unmanned vehicle systems work together
    Cooperative control

    UTA engineer wins Air Force grant to help unmanned vehicle systems work together.

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

  • Texas cancer research grant helps UTA recruit promising young biology researcher, expand health science focus
    Health science focus

    Texas cancer research grant helps UTA recruit promising young biology researcher, expand health science focus.

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

  • UTA School of Social Work researcher earns distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award
    Women's health research

    UTA School of Social Work researcher earns distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award.

    Friday, May 20, 2016

  • UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from quadrillions of proton collisions generated in the new Large Hadron Collider experiments
    Leadership in physics

    UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from quadrillions of proton collisions generated in the new Large Hadron Collider experiments.

    Friday, May 20, 2016

  • UTA faculty member receives $308,000 grant to fight coronary disease in women
    Heart health

    UTA faculty member receives $308,000 grant to fight coronary disease in women.

    Friday, May 20, 2016

  • Small Business Administration grant establishes UTA center to help veterans with entrepreneurial skills
    Veterans aid

    Small Business Administration grant establishes UTA center to help veterans with entrepreneurial skills.

    Thursday, May 19, 2016

  • UTA researcher to employ scanning laser to measure microtexture of aggregates in Texas pavement
    Data-driven discovery

    UTA researcher to employ scanning laser to measure microtexture of aggregates in Texas pavement.

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

  • UTA scientists examine global warming events from millions of years ago to gain insight into present-day climate change
    Global warming

    UTA scientists examine global warming events from millions of years ago to gain insight into present-day climate change.

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

April 2016

  • UTA biologists study imperiled lizard to develop conservation plan
    Conservation plan

    UTA biologists study imperiled lizard to develop conservation plan .

    Friday, April 29, 2016

  • UTA research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling
    Water quality

    UTA research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling.

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  • UTA leads $7.3M national initiative to create next-generation space weather simulator to improve forecasting, satellite tracking during storms
    Space physics

    UTA leads $7.3M national initiative to create next-generation space weather simulator to improve forecasting, satellite tracking during storms.

    Friday, April 22, 2016

  • UTA student team wins EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge for concept to reduce stormwater runoff, impacts of climate change
    Sustainable environment

    UTA student team wins EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge for concept to reduce stormwater runoff, impacts of climate change.

    Friday, April 22, 2016

  • Two UTA professors named Fellows of the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    Teaching Excellence

    Two UTA professors named Fellows of the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • NASA awards UTARI researcher $1 million to develop better models for rotor spar fatigue, composite materials
    Computational composites testing

    NASA awards UTARI researcher $1 million to develop better models for rotor spar fatigue, composite materials.

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • UTA scientists demonstrate that electrical stimulation of deep brain structures under the cortex could help ease chronic pain
    Alleviating pain

    UTA scientists demonstrate that electrical stimulation of deep brain structures under the cortex could help ease chronic pain.

    Monday, April 4, 2016

March 2016

  • Ironman heart transplant recipient, renowned sports cardiologist duo to kick off Moritz Speaker Series
    Moritz Speakers

    Ironman heart transplant recipient, renowned sports cardiologist duo to kick off Moritz Speaker Series.

    Thursday, March 31, 2016

  • Study finds gestational surrogacy often misunderstood, unevenly judged
    Labor of love

    Study finds gestational surrogacy often misunderstood, unevenly judged .

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

  • UTA chemists devise safer, “greener” and more efficient system to synthesize organic compounds used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and household chemicals
    Green chemistry

    UTA chemists devise safer, “greener” and more efficient system to synthesize organic compounds used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and household chemicals.

    Monday, March 28, 2016

  • UTA researcher shows affordable housing not so affordable when transportation costs soar
    Transportation impacts

    UTA researcher shows affordable housing not so affordable when transportation costs soar.

    Monday, March 21, 2016

  • UTA earns international attention for Liberal Arts research, digital humanities initiatives
    Expanding views

    UTA earns international attention for Liberal Arts research, digital humanities initiatives.

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016

  • Artiman Ventures brings the vision of Silicon Valley startups to UTA
    Startups

    Artiman Ventures brings the vision of Silicon Valley startups to UTA.

    Friday, March 11, 2016

  • UTA researcher would transform sensor network into device with supercomputer power
    Computing power

    UTA researcher would transform sensor network into device with supercomputer power.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2016

  • Two UTA professors receive $376,000 NIH grant to combat hypertension among African-Americans
    Health insights

    Two UTA professors receive $376,000 NIH grant to combat hypertension among African-Americans.

    Friday, March 4, 2016

  • UTA names technologist and business development expert Jeff Campbell director of the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies
    New hire

    UTA names technologist and business development expert Jeff Campbell director of the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies.

    Thursday, March 3, 2016

  • UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop safer lithium ion batteries through better understanding of heat flows within materials
    Battery safety

    UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop safer lithium ion batteries through better understanding of heat flows within materials .

    Wednesday, March 2, 2016

February 2016

  • UTA biologists provide first evidence that constant environmental stress causes organisms to program behavioral changes in future generations
    Environmental stressors

    UTA biologists provide first evidence that constant environmental stress causes organisms to program behavioral changes in future generations.

    Monday, February 29, 2016

  • Greenway Innovative Energy gift establishes new UTA laboratory to accelerate gas-to-liquid fuel technology
    Alternative fuel

    Greenway Innovative Energy gift establishes new UTA laboratory to accelerate gas-to-liquid fuel technology .

    Monday, February 29, 2016

  • AT&T Chief Technology Officer Krish Prabhu joins UTA faculty, named to College of Engineering Hall of Achievement
    Big data

    AT&T Chief Technology Officer Krish Prabhu joins UTA faculty, named to College of Engineering Hall of Achievement.

    Sunday, February 28, 2016

  • Engineering researcher wins Naval Research support to measure when and how battlefield blasts injure brain neurons
    Neuron damage

    Engineering researcher wins Naval Research support to measure when and how battlefield blasts injure brain neurons.

    Friday, February 26, 2016

  • UTA Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh researchers to develop automated seat cushion to aid in ulcer prevention
    Smart technology

    UTA Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh researchers to develop automated seat cushion to aid in ulcer prevention.

    Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  • UTA Health Pilot Program Tackles Obesity Through Nutrition Literacy and Soccer
    Fighting obesity

    UTA Health Pilot Program Tackles Obesity Through Nutrition Literacy and Soccer.

    Friday, February 19, 2016

  • UTA Social Work Professor named Fellow of UK’s Royal Society for Public Health
    Royal recognition

    UTA Social Work Professor named Fellow of UK’s Royal Society for Public Health.

    Friday, February 19, 2016

  • 150 students from across the U.S. converge on UTA through Feb. 21 for medical hackathon to propose solutions for cancer
    Student researchers

    150 students from across the U.S. converge on UTA through Feb. 21 for medical hackathon to propose solutions for cancer .

    Friday, February 19, 2016

  • UTA to host first regional 60X30TX Conference
    Access and Success

    UTA to host first regional 60X30TX Conference.

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop conductive bioelastomers for more effective, safer tissue engineering
    Tissue repair

    UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop conductive bioelastomers for more effective, safer tissue engineering.

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells
    Solar fuel cells

    UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells.

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016

  • UTA electrical engineers develop device to diagnose cancer rapidly at the cellular level, improve early detection
    Medical diagnostics

    UTA electrical engineers develop device to diagnose cancer rapidly at the cellular level, improve early detection.

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

  • New digital humanities project to map historic sites of conflict involving Native Americans in Texas
    Digital humanities

    New digital humanities project to map historic sites of conflict involving Native Americans in Texas.

    Thursday, February 11, 2016

  • UTA enrollment rises to record 38,650 Texas-based students
    Enrollment record

    UTA enrollment rises to record 38,650 Texas-based students.

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • UTA named elite Research - 1 university in Carnegie Classification
    National recognition

    UTA named elite Research - 1 university in Carnegie Classification .

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • UTA engineers pursuing applications for new ultra-thin semiconductor lasers in the medical field, consumer arena
    Laser efficiency

    UTA engineers pursuing applications for new ultra-thin semiconductor lasers in the medical field, consumer arena.

    Monday, February 1, 2016

January 2016

  • UTA and UT Austin researchers are designing safer cryotherapy devices to minimize risk of tissue and nerve damage
    Safer cold therapy

    UTA and UT Austin researchers are designing safer cryotherapy devices to minimize risk of tissue and nerve damage.

    Wednesday, January 27, 2016

  • UTA civil engineers shaping sustainable solutions, increasing energy production at Denton landfill
    Alternative power

    UTA civil engineers shaping sustainable solutions, increasing energy production at Denton landfill.

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • UTA hosts 150 leading international physicists working to explain the origins of the universe
    Origins of the universe

    UTA hosts 150 leading international physicists working to explain the origins of the universe.

    Monday, January 11, 2016

  • UTA biochemists are advancing research into autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome
    Enzyme mapping

    UTA biochemists are advancing research into autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome .

    Friday, January 8, 2016