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Doctoral student in chemistry earns prestigious Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research award
A doctoral student in chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington has received a prestigious grant from a scientific honor society to help fund her research.
UTA research team leads effort to improve testing and treatment for osteoporosis
A new multisite study led by researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington details a series of biomarkers in the blood—and a screening to detect them—that could lead to better diagnoses and treatments for osteoporosis.
UTA study examines potential sources of groundwater contamination in private wells
A study led by environmental researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington suggests a disconnect between the perception of groundwater contamination and the extent to which that contamination is attributable to oil and natural gas extraction.
Hadavand leading portion of upgrade to particle collider experiment
An assistant professor of physics at The University of Texas at Arlington is supervising part of an upgrade to the ATLAS experiment, the largest general-purpose particle physics project at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland.
College to offer option of a minor in Data Science starting in Fall 2020
The UTA College of Science will offer a minor program in Data Science starting in Fall 2020. The program is primarily intended for science or STEM majors, but students in other disciplines can also benefit from this new minor.
Hunt discusses North Texas pollen season and how it is affected by climate change
Andrew Hunt, a University of Texas at Arlington associate professor and associate chair of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, says his current research interest is determining the relationship between asthma/allergies and environmental exposures.
Physics student earns award for his high energy astrophysics research at state conference
Joshua Osborne, who is now working on his Ph.D. in physics at UTA, won the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation Award at the 2019 Texas Section meeting of the American Physical Society.
NASA selects team of UTA physics researchers for $1.3 million heliophysics project
Dan Welling, Yue Deng, and Ramon Lopez, from left, will investigate how differences in Earth’s northern and southern hemispheres affect the planet’s response to space weather.
UTA biology researchers publish study on how land use affects biodiversity of stream organisms
Ph.D. student William Budnick, associate professor of biology Sophia Passy, and postdoctoral researcher Katrina Pound co-authored the paper with colleagues in Europe and Canada. Budnick served as lead author, despite dealing with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Nam using National Institutes of Health awards to study enzymes and enzymatic reactions
Kwangho Nam, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington, has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for projects which examine enzymes and enzymatic reactions.