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University of Delaware Research Online Magazine

ONLINE MAGAZINE VOL 8 • NO 2

University of Delaware Research Online Magazine

ONLINE MAGAZINE

Graduate Students

ON THE FRONT EDGE OF DISCOVERY

UD Grad Students

Graduate education is a powerful catalyst, promoting change in individuals, industries and institutions. And the students pursuing these advanced degrees bring their own indispensable power to every discipline — fresh perspectives, new questions and partnerships that add depth and dimension to our understanding of the world.

A Robotics Revolution

Researchers at the University of Delaware are leveraging robotic systems to gain traction on tough problems. Learn how they are driving forward transformative solutions in agriculture, precision medicine, health care, cybersecurity, marine ecology and more.

A Jewish Oral History
A class helps preserve the precious stories of a little-documented time in Jewish life.

Social Robots

Children have grown up with interactive technologies like Siri, Google and Alexa, but they don’t always know how to stay safe online. UD researchers are working on ways to help them.

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University of Delaware News Briefs

University of Delaware News Briefs
A compilation of the latest research news from the University of Delaware highlighting COVID-19 impacts to undergraduate frontiers of discovery

Beyond the hands of a potter

UNCOVERING HIDDEN IDENTITIES

Sanchita Balachandran, associate director of Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum and doctoral student in preservation studies at UD, is uncovering the forgotten makers of ancient Greek ceramics, and in so doing, changing our understanding of the past.

Antarctic Food Webs

Providing new information about how this ecosystem will be affected under climate change

FEATURES

Medical and Molecular Sciences students participate in a bootcamp to practice skills in their labs in Willard.

Moving Forward

The UD research community continues to navigate COVID-19, with health and safety the highest priority. In spite of hardships, we’re facing the pandemic with vigilance and resilience.
Sanchita Balachandra

Guess who's powering up UD's research engine?

This issue of the University of Delaware Research magazine introduces you to a critical creative force at UD — our graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Their ingenuity is lighting new routes to discovery and solutions.
A Robotics Revolution

A Robotics Revolution

You’ll be amazed at the ways UD researchers are leveraging robotics to gain traction on tough problems.
Historian Roger Horowitz

A Jewish Oral History

A class helps preserve the precious stories of a little-documented time in Jewish life.
Honors

Celebrating Excellence

UD faculty and students have won major recognition for their expertise and contributions.
News Briefs

In the News

Check out our COVID-19 research, a virtual visit with the editor-in-chief of Science, and undergrads at work on the Frontiers of Discovery.

Watch our

RESEARCH AND DISCOVERY

playlist on

Youtube

From advancing the production of life-saving medicines to preserving treasures of world heritage, the University of Delaware is making research discoveries that matter — at home and around the globe.

Cara Lamberty, a marine science major with a concentration in marine biology, talks about her work in the “Frontiers of Discovery” video series highlighting summer undergrad research.
Test Your Knowledge: Back to Nature  To reduce stress and strengthen our immune systems, experts often point us to the outdoors. So let’s get moving! There’s lots to see and hear, absorb and appreciate in nature.
Test Your Knowledge: Back to Nature  To reduce stress and strengthen our immune systems, experts often point us to the outdoors. So let’s get moving! There’s lots to see and hear, absorb and appreciate in nature.

CONTRIBUTORS

Charles Riordan
Charles G. Riordan

Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Innovation

Glenn Carter
Glenn Carter

Vice President,
Office of Communications and Marketing

John Brennan
John Brennan

Assistant Vice President,
Office of Communications and Marketing

Tracey Bryant
Tracey Bryant

Senior Director, Research Communications, Office of Communications and Marketing

Beth Miller
Beth Miller

Science Writer,
Office of Communications and Marketing

Karen Roberts
Karen Roberts

Science Writer,
Office of Communications and Marketing

Lauren Barczak
Lauren Barczak

Senior in Wildlife Ecology, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

David Barczak
David Barczak

Communications Manager, Research Office

Missy Keane
Missy Keane

Assistant to the Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Innovation

CONTACT

Tracey Bryant
Senior Director, Research Communications
Email: tbryant@UDel.Edu

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