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.


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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

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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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If you have a question or concern


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Phone: (302) 831-2792

UD Research Office
210 Hullihen Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-2136
Fax: (302) 831-2828
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From our latest Research Magazine to our latest discoveries, keep in touch with UD Research by signing up for our services below.

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