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#KUFieldWorks: Understanding intermittent streams and protecting water resources ‘we depend on’ in the U.S.

A team of University of Kansas researchers is studying the role of intermittent streams to better understand how hydrology, biogeochemistry and microbial ecology in small headwater streams interact to influence downstream water availability and water quality.

KU to lead $24M statewide investment to advance research on resilient and socially equitable infrastructure

An initiative leveraging $20 million from the National Science Foundation and $4 million from the state of Kansas will address the social equity disparity faced after weather disasters by developing tools that help communities with limited resources prepare for and bounce back from disasters. 

Executive assistant helps colleagues navigate complexity

Deanne Arensberg, executive assistant at the Office of Research, is April's "Unsung Hero" of KU Research.

‘I am striving to make science exciting, accessible and inclusive for all’

Q&A with Paulyn Cartwright, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, as part of the "I Am Striving" series.

15 projects boosted by KU Research GO

LAWRENCE — Fifteen projects have been selected for funding through KU’s 2022 Research Grant Opportunity program. KU Research GO aims to expand the university’s research enterprise by providing seed funding for projects poised to compete for external funding opportunities with application deadlines…

‘I am striving to inspire the next generation of women to uncover the mysteries of the universe’

Q&A with Allison Kirkpatrick, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, as part of the "I Am Striving" series.

Associate director creates avenues of success for researchers

Jessica Black-Magnussen, associate director of project development at the Life Span Institute, is March's "Unsung Hero" of KU Research.

KU increases rank among top US research institutions in National Science Foundation Survey

The University of Kansas rose five positions in national rankings for research and development expenditures among U.S. institutions in fiscal year 2020, according to a new report.

Geoscience researchers call for updated metaphor to help make field more inclusive and equitable

A group of geoscience authors have written a paper in Nature Geoscience describing the “hostile obstacle course” that Black, Indigenous and other people of color face as they attempt to advance their careers.

KU lab leads research on little-studied coronavirus structure, developing antiviral treatment

The lab of University of Kansas virologist Anthony Fehr is in the process of creating the first antiviral therapeutic drug targeting a coronavirus structure amid the rapid influx of attention the group of viruses is receiving.

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