Science & Technology

Funding opportunity for COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 research

Request for proposals for research projects specifically focused on the COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 virus and the related pandemic.

2021 ‘Best Graduate Schools’

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked in the 2021 “Best Graduate Schools.”

5 ways that U scientists are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

Within a few short weeks, more than a dozen new research studies have popped up across the U to study coronavirus.

U researchers awarded NSF CAREER grants

The National Science Foundation awarded CAREER grants to five University of Utah researchers in various disciplines.

Breaking down the Magna earthquake

Let’s dig into the nuts and bolts of this earthquake.

Alum Ed Catmull, Pixar co-founder, wins ‘Nobel Prize of computing’

College of Engineering alumnus Ed Catmull, co-founder and former president of Pixar Animation Studios, will receive the ACM A.M. Turing Award, referred to as “the Nobel Prize of computing.”

Physicists test coronavirus particles against temperature, humidity

One of the biggest unknowns about the coronavirus is how changing seasons will affect its spread. U physicists have received the university’s first COVID-19-related grant to tackle the question.

Earthquake felt along Wasatch Front

Widely felt earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred at 7:09 a.m. on March 18, 2020 (MDT), with an epicenter near Magna, Utah.

Research planning and continuity

For those in-person lab classes, we have a health and sanitation guide.

Chemistry study of the smallest ice wins journal award

Cozzarelli Prize, from the journal PNAS, honors papers of “outstanding scientific quality and originality.”