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UTD’s Dr. Amy Pinkham Picked to Head Global Initiative to Standardize Schizophrenia Assessment

by | Dec 9, 2022
Dr. Amy Pinkham of UTD’s School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences received an award for outstanding research on social cognition. The award puts her group at the forefront of research in the field, the professor said.

The work could be applicable for many disorders, including autism and mood and anxiety disorders.
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Meet the 19-Year-Old Texas Native Who Went Viral on TikTok With Advanced Science Videos
by | Oct 1, 2020
Known to 500K fans by @Mags4Science, Maggie Burruss is working to pioneer the idea that STEM is for everybody, no matter your education, identity, or background.
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Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission
by | Sep 16, 2020
The grant will be used to give thousands of Texas students access to robotics and STEM learning resources.
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Discovery: Three UTA Chemists Among World’s Top 100 Scientists, UNT Prof Helps with Fossil Identification Breakthrough

by | Nov 22, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also learn how seed grants are helping scientists and scholars conduct research at the University of Texas at Dallas.
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Discovery: UNT Raises $2.3M for Research Portal; UTD Adds Faculty to Build on Emerging Areas
by | Nov 15, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news on UTSW and the American Heart Association examining cardiac concerns, as well as Cook Children’s in Fort Worth receiving a grant to bolster research.
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SMU Creates 8th Degree-Granting School with $100M Gift from Moody Foundation
by | Nov 12, 2019
SMU called the gift, the largest in its history, a transformational and historic moment that will boost its reputation as a research university.
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Discovery: UTD Research Finds a Cool Twist; UNT Prof Works to Improve Knee Surgery Outcomes
by | Oct 11, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news on how a consortium led by UT Arlington is developing ways to reduce unsafe uses of medications.
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Discovery: UNT Finds Oak Trees Scrub Black Carbon From Atmosphere, UTSW’s Obesity Research Leads to Surprise

by | Sep 6, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find how work involving a UT Arlington professor's research shows promise in treating deep-seated tumors.
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Discovery: UTA Seeks Best Way to Recycle Fracking Wastewater; UNT Professor Tackles Global Food Insecurity
by | Aug 16, 2019
You’ll also find out about research at UT Southwestern that suggests timing and dosage changes might have a positive effect in treating some cancers in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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TWU Receives Nearly $1M Grant to Bolster Education in STEM Fields
by | Jul 31, 2019
The National Science Foundation grant will back the Scholarships, Teams and Research (TWU STAR) project aimed at increasing undergraduate engagement, retention, and graduation in STEM-related fields.
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Discovery: UTA Prof’s Device Can Collect, Analyze Liquid in Space; UTSW Study Tackles Players’ Concussions
by | Jul 12, 2019
You’ll also find out about professors at UT Dallas and UT Tyler that have collaborated on a method to rewire genetic response pathways in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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UNTHSC Scientist Shoots for the Stars with Device to Study Eye Damage in Astronauts

by | Jun 21, 2019
A $321,000 grant is helping Dr. Tasmeen Sharma use her patent-pending device to study a condition affecting astronauts returning from outer space. Her startup could help the rest of us, too.
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Discovery: UT Southwestern Earns Top Ranking, UNT Prof Helps Unravel Disease’s Genetic Risk Factors
by | Jun 7, 2019
Also, you’ll discover a UT Dallas postdoctoral researcher who was named to the Grass Fellowship Program, and CASPR Group’s new partnership and product in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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STEM in the Schoolyard: Sparking the ‘Curiosity’ That Fuels Innovation
by | Apr 10, 2019
TI's Rich Templeton says, “Innovation in this world is alive and well: It’s alive and well at TI, and it’s alive and well in North Texas,” as he works to promote STEM education.
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TWU Begins Work on New $54M Science & Technology Center
by | Feb 25, 2019
The four-story, 80,000-square-foot facility will be home to graduate and undergraduate research laboratory space for biology, chemistry and biochemistry, nutrition and food science and psychology programs.
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