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December 6, 2019

The OU Board of Regents approved $1.2 million for the university's Advanced Radar Research Lab that works closely with NOAA.


This story aired on the ONR on OETA-The Oklahoma Network. For more about OETA-The Oklahoma Network, visit www.oeta.tv.

Research News

December 9, 2019

OU Research Group Confirm Planet-mass Objects in Extragalactic Systems

X-ray image of planet-mass objects in extragalactic systems

A University of Oklahoma research group is reporting the detection of extragalactic planet-mass objects in a second and third galaxy beyond the Milky Way after the first detection in 2018. With the existing observational resources, it is impossible to directly detect planet-mass objects beyond the Milky Way and to measure its rogue planetary population.

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December 5, 2019

OU Awarded $2.5 Million Research Grant to Understand and Predict the Bird Flu

Flu Virus

The University of Oklahoma is taking a key role in a new project that could help surveillance and pandemic preparedness for avian influenza viruses that infect humans, wild birds and poultry. The National Science Foundation awarded a $2.5 million grant to OU to investigate the diversity and transmission of avian influenza viruses. The grant that will be paid out over five years is in the area of disease ecology and public health.

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November 4, 2019

Randy Hewes appointed Senior Associate Vice President

Randy Hewes

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships is proud to announce the appointment of Randy Hewes as Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Partnerships, effective October 1, 2019, pending Board of Regents’ approval. This role will be split with his position as Dean of the Graduate College, ensuring continued close coordination of research and graduate education initiatives.

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November 4, 2019

Ann West appointed Associate Vice President

Jizhong Zhou

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships is proud to announce the appointment of Ann West as Associate Vice President for Research and Partnerships, effective October 1, 2019, pending Board of Regents’ approval.

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September 11, 2019

OU Researcher Creating Novel Device for Early Detection of Oral Cancer

Jizhong Zhou

Because two-thirds of oral cancer diagnoses are made when the cancer is advanced, treating it usually requires complex surgeries, followed by reconstructive procedures that are necessary because tissue has been removed from the patient's face.

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