Research


Flying across America for POWs and for science

A geology professor explores the way water weaves through America—and into Americans’ very bones.


Theatre meets patient communication

A U interdisciplinary research team receives a federal grant to investigate the value and impact of the arts in medicine.


Addressing lab safety

Safety reporting at the U is being restructured to address challenges identified in reports.


A bird’s surprising sound source

U researchers find birds use a different organ to sing than humans do—producing sound with very high efficiency.


A new view of wintertime air pollution

A new study could help improve air quality in Salt Lake City and other cities across the U.S. West.


Integration of OEHS and RSO

As part of the ongoing efforts to ensure safety at the University of Utah, the offices of Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) and Radiation Safety (RSO) will integrate into one departmental unit, effective May 1, 2019.


How insects and bacteria control ice

New U research shows that organisms use special proteins to form or inhibit ice crystals.


Are coffee farms for the birds?

U researcher Çağan Şekercioğlu explores whether the expansion of coffee plantations is reducing tropical bird biodiversity.


Interdisciplinary research and creative projects

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) and the J. Willard Marriott Library announce the Fellowship in Collections Engagement Award, which provides funding to University of Utah faculty, staff and students for scholarly or creative research projects that utilize primary source materials in both the UMFA’s and the Marriott Library’s collections.


Reporting hate

Hate incidents are notoriously underreported. Now, there’s an app for that.