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UC research shows effectiveness of ointment that kills...

December 1, 2021

Research from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine shows that use of a topical drug, called AB569, a combination of acidified nitrite and EDTA (or ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) promotes killing of antibiotic-resistant bacteria while enhancing the healing of wounds in a variety of burn injuries. The study was published in the journal Infection and Immunity.

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UC research seeks to protect athletes from brain injuries

December 1, 2022

Former football players worry about the effects of concussions suffered during their playing careers and hope research from the University of Cincinnati will help them and future generations avoid the worst consequences of brain injuries. UC’s Office of Research hosted a panel discussion in the Flashpoint Series, “Brain Injuries in Sports: How we can help our athletes,” which addressed the effects of brain injuries and how research aims to develop solutions to protect athletes.


UC team wins first place in international ‘hackathon’

November 7, 2022

Combining their knowledge of economics and computer science, a University of Cincinnati professor and student won first place in an international hackathon competition with their solution to counter inflation's harmful effects.


University of Cincinnati commits $12M to advance ‘Next’...

October 6, 2022

The University of Cincinnati is committing $12 million to grow inclusive excellence by leveraging diverse perspectives to advance innovation, creativity and complex problem solving in biomedical research. The new program, FIRST+ Lives Here for Urban Health, aligns with the National Institutes of Health’s FIRST (Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation) Program and advances the university’s Next Lives Here strategic direction.


UC celebrates Digital Futures grand opening

September 23, 2022

The University of Cincinnati celebrated the grand opening of its Digital Futures building, a facility for interdisciplinary research, on Friday in the Cincinnati Innovation District.


UC to host Digital Futures grand opening

Event: September 23, 2022 11:30 AM

The University of Cincinnati will celebrate the grand opening of its Digital Futures building, a facility for interdisciplinary research, on Friday in the Cincinnati Innovation District.


A UC first: Enrollment tops 48,000

August 18, 2022

The University of Cincinnati anticipates record enrollment as classes begin Monday, Aug. 22, with a projected 48,300 students — a 3% increase over last year. It will mark nearly a decade of continuous growth of a student body that increasingly reflects the university’s core values.


UC invests in a commitment to cutting edge technology

June 30, 2022

The University of Cincinnati is making a significant commitment of funds and resources to establish single particle cryo-electron microscopy as the focal point of the Center for Advanced Structural Biology in the College of Medicine. The project will be built out in three phases over the next five years.


Earth Day is every day for UC sustainability stewards

April 21, 2022

With national Earth Day celebrated on April 22, events across all four campuses are bringing the awareness of UC's green energy initiatives and the improved built environment to light. While Earth Day was created in 1970, today a growing group of sustainability stewards all across UC continue to carry out the original Earth Day mission: from awareness to action.


Confronting crisis: Leaders discuss lessons learned

April 1, 2022

Preparation, access to data and expertise and an approach that focuses on individuals has helped three leaders in Ohio who have confronted crises including the COVID-19 pandemic, opioid epidemic and unemployment among a vulnerable population.


Cryptocurrency helps nonprofits connect to new donors

February 22, 2022

Cryptocurrency is a fast-growing source of donations and helps nonprofits connect with a new demographic of donors, experts said Feb. 17 during a panel discussion hosted by the University of Cincinnati, called Digital Futures Flashpoint Series.


Is cryptocurrency the future of philanthropy?

Event: February 17, 2022 1:00 PM

As cryptocurrencies gain prominence in the financial sector, the philanthropic world is seeking ways it can utilize this new technology to advance the work of nonprofits.


UC partners with U.S. Cyber Command

February 1, 2022

U.S. Cyber Command, one of the 11 unified combatant commands of the U.S. Department of Defense, selected the University of Cincinnati as one of its newest Academic Engagement Network college and university partners.


UC Space Research Institute awards fellowships

November 12, 2021

The University of Cincinnati Space Research Institute for Discovery and Exploration has announced its first five research fellows for fall 2021, including graduate and undergraduate students from aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering and political science.


Ohio River faces growing threats

November 2, 2021

More research is needed to maximize the Ohio River's potential for industry, agriculture, energy, recreation and drinking water, experts said Oct. 28 during the Digital Futures Flashpoint Series “State of the Ohio River” panel discussion, hosted by the University of Cincinnati.


Calling all UC artists, authors, editors & composers to submit...

September 14, 2021

The annual Life of the Mind, interdisciplinary conversations with University of Cincinnati faculty, is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. Once again, the event will celebrate the published or performed creative and scholarly works of UC’s artists, authors, editors & composers with an exhibit and bibliography.


Classes begin for increasingly diverse student body at UC

August 23, 2021

The first day of classes for the fall semester at the University of Cincinnati starts Monday, Aug. 23, and more than 46,700 students are expected to begin instruction with a more traditional fall term, focusing on in-person instruction and activities.


UC staff have elected their 2021-23 Staff Senators

June 8, 2021

Join us in congratulating the 2021-23 new Staff Senate members! Elections were held in early May, and new senators will begin their two-year term in July 2021. All UC staff are encouraged to be part of the enthusiasm and excitement for our new senators by attending the Staff Senate online meeting via WebEx, June 30, 9-11 a.m.


UC awards early career research support

March 10, 2021

The University of Cincinnati has announced the inaugural class of University Research Council (URC) Faculty Scholars Research Awards to early career support of faculty researchers studying areas ranging from engineering to German studies.


UC launches Space Research Institute

March 5, 2021

The University of Cincinnati has launched the interdisciplinary Space Research Institute for Discovery and Exploration as part of Research2030, UC’s 10-year strategic plan for research.


UC professor invents lab-on-a-chip device for early cancer...

February 1, 2021

Leyla Esfandiari, University of Cincinnati assistant professor of electrical engineering and biomedical engineering, has created a lab-on-a-chip device for noninvasive, point-of-care cancer screening and early diagnosis using a small amount of a patient’s body fluid, such as saliva or blood.


UC professor develops dry disinfection for COVID-19

January 25, 2021

Donglu Shi, University of Cincinnati materials engineering professor, is developing a dry disinfection process for COVID-19 using cold plasma, which could offer a safer and simpler method of sanitizing.


Studying a new way to treat depression

January 20, 2021

A University of Cincinnati researcher has received a United States patent to continue a study looking at a method for using electrical stimulation of the spinal cord to treat certain psychiatric conditions, like depression.


Digital Fabrication Lab aids pandemic response

January 11, 2021

The University of Cincinnati's Digital Fabrication Lab fired up its 35 3D printers to help create products to help early in the pandemic. The projects were just a few of the 60,000 printed parts produced by the lab for UC engineering and medical students and faculty researchers and for external sources like the Cincinnati Museum Center.


UC professor joins Ohio environmental advisory council

December 16, 2020

Lilit Yeghiazarian, associate professor of environmental engineering at the University of Cincinnati, was invited to join Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s scientific advisory council. The 13-member council includes leading researchers representing nine Ohio universities who will advise the attorney general and his team on current environmental issues and pinpoint areas of potential future impact in Ohio.


Digital Futures panel discussion to tackle technology's role in...

Event: December 17, 2020 11:00 AM

Presented by the University of Cincinnati Office of Research and Digital Futures, 'Connecting Technology and Place in Cities of the Future' will explore the Cincinnati community, placemaking, and the intersection of technology and community for the betterment of society.


UC researchers build data network to minimize flooding impact

December 2, 2020

A team of University of Cincinnati researchers is working to predict how flooding will impact cities and how to mitigate the resulting economic and human suffering. With the backing of a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UC associate professor of environmental engineering Lilit Yeghiazarian is leading phase two of the research project with a multidisciplinary team to create the Urban Flooding Open Knowledge Network. The network merges data that can provide reliable flood-related information to anyone who needs it.


UC Answers: How are researchers responding to COVID?

November 6, 2020

Melanie Cushion, PhD, senior associate dean for research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine., discussed how laboratories and scientific discovery continued despite restrictions put in place to keep everyone safe in the midst of COVID-19.


UC professor works to create a smartphone COVID-19 test

October 30, 2020

Aashish Priye, a University of Cincinnati assistant professor of chemical engineering, and the UC students in his lab are exploring a smartphone-based DNA analyzer that could allow a user to test themselves at home for COVID-19..


Added resources support UC researchers

September 24, 2020

University of Cincinnati has expanded services to support researchers across the university through enhanced equipment capabilities at the Advanced Research Computing Center and the Makerspace Service Center at the 1819 Innovation Center.


UC Answers: How is UC using design to address COVID-19?

September 1, 2020

Claudia Rebola is an assistant professor and the associate dean for research at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Arts, and Planning. She is part of a UC team using innovation and design expertise to respond to COVID-19.


Conquering COVID-19

August 27, 2020

UC and UC Health researchers are conducting research around the clock to fight COVID-19 and find out more about the virus.


UC’s Advanced Research Computing Center gets $857K boost

August 20, 2020

The University of Cincinnati has received National Science Foundation funding to greatly expand the computational research capabilities across the university with the Advanced Research Computing Center. Championed by Prashant Khare, an aerospace engineering assistant professor, the funding will also help the center to better train students for high-tech careers.

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