URI anthropology, marine affairs professor studies importance of human wellbeing in global efforts to protect planet
Protecting our planet is a worthy mission, but it can’t be done without ensuring that any changes create a just and fair world.
URI pharmacy professor partners with political scientists to get word out on pneumococcal disease vaccinations
Political science isn’t a field that comes to mind when clinicians are trying to convince adult members of the minority community to get vaccinated against pneumococcal infections, which include pneumonia and bloodstream infections.
Dogs have been used for decades to sniff out explosives, but now a University of Rhode Island scientist and his team have come up with another way to detect bombs: sensors.
An undergraduate from the University of Rhode Island was named the top presenter at last night’s statewide Elevator Pitch Contest, sponsored by the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, for her proposal to create a business based on a wearable eye-tracker to control a robotic arm.
A University of Rhode Island researcher in its College of Pharmacy is developing a nicotine vaccine and accompanying drug delivery system that he believes could lead to one of the most effective methods of combating cigarette smoking and other tobacco use.
Education professor, magician Bruce Baum to talk about humor and disabilities at URI, Nov. 17, for Honors Colloquium
Teaching children with learning or behavioral challenges is rewarding, but also stressful. Education scholar R. Bruce Baum has some advice: laugh.
When Melissa Omand was making initial plans last year to lead a five-day research expedition aboard the University of Rhode Island ship Endeavor, she had no idea that she would be nearly eight months pregnant by the time the vessel departed for the continental shelf. More
Delaying umbilical cord clamping for 30 to 45 seconds among a group of preterm infants led to better motor function when compared to infants whose cords were clamped immediately, according to a new study by two University of Rhode Island nursing professors.
The University of Rhode Island has selected Paula Grammas, former executive director of the Garrison Institute on Aging at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and an international leader in the study of Alzheimer’s disease, to be the inaugural director of The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience. She will also become the […]