News and Education

36% of Americans get science news at lease a few times a week and three-in-ten actively seek it. Most get science news from general news outlets, at the University of Delaware we place a premium on the translation and transfer of our research findings to the public for the advancement of scientific knowledge and society.

We encourage you to “stay connected” to UD research by joining one of our resources below: our The University of Delaware uses and encourages official use of the following social media networks:

For more information, please contact Tracey Bryant, Director for Research Communications, at (302) 831-8185.

UD Research News

Members of the press, contact us at 302-831-NEWS or visit the Media Relations website.

 

DNREC, UD create database of funding opportunities to support resilient communities

Resisting urban pressure

POSTED: August 3, 2021
UD researchers investigate ability of urban trees, soils to maintain critical ecosystem services


UD researchers investigate ability of urban trees, soils to maintain critical ecosystem services

Probing the powers of zeolites

POSTED: July 28, 2021
UD’s LaFollette receives DOE Graduate Student Research Award


UD’s LaFollette receives DOE Graduate Student Research Award

Using zero gravity of space

POSTED: July 27, 2021
UD’s Eric Furst sends a series of experiments to the International Space Station


UD’s Eric Furst sends a series of experiments to the International Space Station

Fit kids, fat vocabularies

POSTED: July 26, 2021
New study suggests exercise can boost kids’ vocabulary growth


New study suggests exercise can boost kids’ vocabulary growth

Tropical rainforest index

POSTED: July 24, 2021
UD Prof. Rodrigo Vargas and collaborators develop unique tool to plan conservation, restoration and avoid climate tipping points


UD Prof. Rodrigo Vargas and collaborators develop unique tool to plan conservation, restoration and avoid climate tipping points

Insights into cataracts

POSTED: July 23, 2021
Large genetic study identifies dozens of new links to eye disease


Large genetic study identifies dozens of new links to eye disease

UD-based NIIMBL gets $153 million in new federal support

POSTED: July 17, 2021
National Institute of Standards and Technology funding includes $83 million for coronavirus response projects


National Institute of Standards and Technology funding includes $83 million for coronavirus response projects

Biology and business

POSTED: July 16, 2021
Shaili Patel is pursuing a challenging combination of graduate degrees


Shaili Patel is pursuing a challenging combination of graduate degrees

Aquatic invasive species

POSTED: July 15, 2021
Delaware Sea Grant shares information on invasive fish, crabs


Delaware Sea Grant shares information on invasive fish, crabs

Earning his stripes

POSTED: July 10, 2021
New doctoral grad works to protect Sumatran tigers


RESOURCES

UD Research News

Stories highlight current research, events and news across our University campus

Research Magazine

Showcasing the discoveries, inventions and excellence of the University’s faculty, staff and students

Research Newsletter

A repository of archived research newsletters

On Tumblr

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Youtube

Watch our latest videos on UD’s Research and Discovery playlist

News Coverage

So you’ve made a major research discovery and you’re ready to report it to the world. Before proceeding further, you need to make sure your findings are properly protected. Is there an invention or technique that should be patented, for example?

If your results already are adequately protected, contact the Research Communications Initiative in the Office of Communications and Marketing. The staff and their colleagues can work with you to develop a news article, pitch the story to major media, or help to arrange a press conference if appropriate.

The University’s research discoveries are published on:

  • UDaily, the University’s online news service.
  • Research News, an online news service available on the University’s Research Web site.
  • News releases to local, regional, national, and international science reporters and other online news services.
  • The Messenger, UD’s award-winning magazine.

Documenting Field Research

Interactive PDF UD researchers get involved in amazing fieldwork, these guidelines are designed to help you capture the best possible video, images and audio for telling your research story. If you’re heading out into the field, contact OCM-Research Communications so that we can plan appropriate coverage—whether a UDaily story, mini-documentary video, media interview or other outreach.

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