research

A woman scientist looks through a microscope

Why wait? New initiative gets students into the lab early

In 2020, the College of Science will give hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to contribute to real research projects the year that they step onto campus.


Nothing about us without us

The U creates a research team for students who identify as having a disability.


Is climate change good for plants?

Could the rising levels of carbon dioxide actually be good for plants?


Chronic conditions could lead to pregnancy complications

One in three women of reproductive age have at least one chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, according to University of Utah Health scientists.


U professor’s research leads to legislation to protect consumers from predatory lenders

Research by Christopher L. Peterson is at the foundation of the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which aims to cap interest rates on consumer loans to all Americans.


Squeezing an electron crystal

Researchers have determined the energy required to add an electron to a Wigner crystal—an ordered crystalline state made of electrons rather than atoms.


SVP Dan Reed lands White House appointment

Reed has been selected to serve on the National Science Board, which provides advice and oversight for the National Science Foundation.


A practitioner and scholar

The College of Social Work has announced a new Distinguished Endowed Chair in Research and appointed Eric Garland as its first recipient.


Heading to the Hill

U students to exhibit their research via posters to Utah state legislators on Capitol Hill.


What ‘One U’ can do

University of Utah research had a stellar year. Watch U Health’s video to learn more about it.