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Research & Discovery

A Blog Devoted to UD Innovation, Excellence and Scholarship

Disruptors, innovators and artful science

by | October 2, 2019

UD Research Magazine

ABOVE: This issue of the University of Delaware Research magazine puts new faces on the idea of disruption, highlighting the innovative way our researchers are tackling complex problems. Learn about their work and what drives them, what keeps them going and how the disruption they cause can produce real benefit for our world.

New edition of UD Research magazine now available in print and online

Disruption can be difficult, painful, even destructive sometimes. But often it’s how real advances are made, as many researchers at the University of Delaware can demonstrate.

The new edition of UD Research magazine, now available in print and online, offers the backstory on such work underway in seven UD colleges, researchers pursuing new avenues to discovery.

The online edition includes video and other interactive features.

Other highlights of the new issue include:
• A look at how students pursued the history and stories behind the black photo archive known as “The Baltimore Collection”
• Extraordinary images captured by UD researchers and displayed in UD’s popular “Art in Science” exhibit
• How a UD startup and collaboration helped Reebok design a better sports bra
• A sampling of work on environmental issues, cybersecurity, workplace dynamics and conservation of historic objects

UD Research, a collaboration of the Research Office and the Office of Communications and Marketing, is the University’s flagship research publication.

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Disruptors

Disruptors

This issue of the University of Delaware Research magazine puts new faces on this idea of disruption, highlighting the innovative way our researchers are tackling complex problems. Learn about their work and what drives them and how the disruption they cause can produce real benefit for our world.

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Bright Star

UD’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus is shining ever brighter with the nationally recognized Tower at STAR.

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Test Your Knowledge: Innovation

Test Your Knowledge: Innovation

As a growing research institution, the University of Delaware is a place where you’ll find new ideas constantly sparking solutions to challenges once deemed impossible.The wonder of innovation is all around us, but what do you really know about it? Try your hand at these questions.

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Art In Science

Art In Science

Now in its fourth year, this annual exhibit offers a captivating glimpse into a vast world of discovery at the University of Delaware.

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The Baltimore Collection

The Baltimore Collection

Something truly special emerged from a box that no one expected until Julie McGee, associate professor of Africana Studies and Art History, and her University of Delaware students got their hands on the 53 photographs inside.

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Disruptors: Cracking a Cell’s Secret Code

Disruptors: Cracking a Cell’s Secret Code

Jason Gleghorn has held a variety of jobs since college—teacher, firefighter, medic, engineer. Today, he’s an interpreter of sorts, too, deciphering the language that cells use to communicate in hopes of advancing new treatments for congenital birth defects, pediatric diseases and more.

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Disruptors: Making Our Way

Disruptors: Making Our Way

Professor of Africana studies at UD and an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Monica A. Coleman focuses on the role of faith in addressing critical social and philosophical issues.

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Disruptors: Expanding Our World View

Disruptors: Expanding Our World View

These co-founders of the Robotic Discovery Laboratories in UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment manage a growing robotics fleet for use on land, in air and under the sea. They explore questions along the coast, at the poles and in deep regions of the ocean.

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Disruptors: Harnessing Beneficial Microbes

Disruptors: Harnessing Beneficial Microbes

So, what do a virologist, botanist and soil physicist have in common? This team from UD’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is leveraging their collective expertise to ensure that our food supply is safe and abundant, now and in the future.

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Honors

Honors

UD researchers have been recognized recently by the National Institutes of Health, American Political Science Association, TED Fellows program, National Science Foundation, National Academy of Inventors and the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

Check out some recent developments, from the launching of major research programs to address environmental and health issues in the First State, to the preservation of a pair of 1909 mittens with a hallowed history.

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