Sunday, January 25, 2015


52º F (11º C)


Latest Research Stories

Subscribe to Syndicate

U.Va. Technology Proves Effective in Thwarting Cyber Attacks on Drones

Friday, January 23, 2015 | Josie Pipkin

Unmanned aerial systems collect, process, store and disseminate a wide array of data, and technology developed at the University of Virginia can help keep that data in the correct hands.

Major Discovery on Spinal Injury Reveals Unknown Immune Response

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Researchers at U.Va. and elsewhere have discovered a previously unknown response to central nervous system injuries that may change the way doctors treat brain and spinal injuries as well as neuro-degenerative conditions.

Study: American Liberals and Conservatives Think as if From Different Cultures

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

A new study has found that American conservatives think more like Asians, and liberals are the extreme Westerners in thought styles.

Economists Find Rare Empirical Evidence of Love in Unique Marriage Survey

Friday, January 16, 2015 | H. Brevy Cannon

Among spouses who misjudged each other’s happiness in the marriage, economics’ bargaining theory predicted a divorce rate higher than it actually was six years later. What would explain this? That’s where love comes in.

Parrish Named Interim Vice President for Research at U.Va.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In tapping Phillip Parrish, currently the associate vice president for research, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan cited his “extensive knowledge of our research portfolio and his relationships with industry partners.”

Anticipating Your Next Question

Monday, January 12, 2015

A U.Va. computer science professor is working on ways to improve the Internet search process, and using reference librarians as a model.

Some “Next Big Things” in Teaching Technology Never Quite Were

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Curry School of Education research professor Bill Ferster examines past attempts to automate instruction and why most of the ideas rarely fulfilled their goals.

Sloan Digital Sky Survey Opens New View of the Cosmos

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

An enormous astronomical database to which U.Va. scientists contributed was released yesterday to the public.

’Twas the Year 2014 in Faculty Books

Monday, January 5, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

U.Va. faculty members wrote about topics ranging from black leadership to young adult development, from the history of algebra to football.

Thomas Skalak Named Senior Official of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Monday, December 22, 2014 | Anthony P. de Bruyn

Thomas Skalak, vice president for research at the University of Virginia, has been named the inaugural executive director for science and technology programs at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in Seattle.