University Community Mourns Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Tadeusz Malinski

November 9, 2023 The Ohio University community mourns the passing of Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Tadeusz Malinski, twice nominated for the Nobel Prize.

Nominations open for 2023 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

October 11, 2023 The Ohio University Research Division is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.

OHIO and Kent State researchers propose a set of new evaluation indices for scientific publication quality

October 9, 2023 Professor Jixin Chen at Ohio University and Professor Hanbin Mao at Kent State University have proposed a set of indices to evaluate the average quality of the publications of each scholar in the online database World Top 2% Scholar.

Heritage College researcher receives funding to explore potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes

October 4, 2023 Craig Nunemaker, Ph.D., associate professor, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Ralph S. Licklider, D.O., Endowed Faculty Fellow in Diabetes and Islet Biology, and principal investigator of the Nunemaker Lab at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, received funding to research a dual-acting molecule with potential to treat type 1 diabetes.

Nurturing Innovation

October 2, 2023 The Ohio University Innovation Center has been incubating startups since 1983

Jackie O's Ohio Brew Week Keg Tapping Ceremony features a beer started in an OHIO chemistry class

July 7, 2023 "Honey Sunrise," a beer that started as a chemistry capstone project, was selected by Jackie O's for their official 2023 Brew Week keg tapping event scheduled for July 10 at the Uptown Brewpub.

Seriously fun chemistry with summer produce: Hines collaborates with Discovery Museum for educators workshop

June 8, 2023 Dr. Jennifer Hines worked with middle school and high school educators from across the state to mash up lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, and strawberries and extract natural products and DNA.

Scientists report world’s first X-ray of a single atom in Nature

May 31, 2023 A team of scientists from Ohio University, Argonne National Laboratory, and others, led by OHIO professor Saw Wai Hla, have taken the world’s first X-ray SIGNAL of just one atom.

New chemistry professor brings expertise in nanomaterials for energy and sustainability

May 11, 2023 Dr. Wenyang Gao joins OHIO in the fall, bringing expertise in the synthetic innovation of advanced nanomaterials that can be leveraged to address critical issues in energy and sustainability.

OHIO recognizes faculty, student and alumni inventors, including 11 patent recipients

April 20, 2023 Ohio University recognized dozens of faculty, student, staff and alumni researchers who submitted intellectual property disclosures and 11 projects that received patents in 2022.

OHIO craft brewing courses on tap for this summer

April 12, 2023 Jackie O's Brewpub is on tap to brew a beer designed by OHIO University students in Michael Held's brewing science class. Held is offering several brewing courses this summer.

Hiding in plain sight: Hines group uncovers new class of medicinal compounds that target RNA

February 12, 2023 Chemistry students in Jennifer Hines' lab uncovered a new class of compounds that can target RNA and disrupt its function, a discovery that could be used in the development of RNA-targeted medicines.

Jixin Chen discovers new reaction rate in solution, with implications for industrial, biological processes

December 8, 2022 While the world watches the soccer world cup, chemist Jixin Chen is studying another kind of "ball" and discovering that a 100-year-old collision theory doesn't stand up to 21st century calculations.

29 students receive Provost Undergraduate Research Fund awards

December 7, 2022 The Ohio University Provost Undergraduate Research Fund (PURF) award program provided 29 students with a total of $40,446 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this fall.

Shiyong Wu lab showcases student, alumna researchers at American Society for Photobiology meeting

November 16, 2022 Shiyong Wu took students to the American Society for Photobiology meeting this fall to showcase their research on ultraviolet exposure and basal cell skin cancer.