Research News

See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

Virtual Reality Researcher Wins NSF CAREER Grant

Dr. Ryan P. McMahan A prestigious grant from the National Science Foundation will support computer scientist Dr. Ryan McMahan in exploring new ways that virtual reality can help companies improve their training programs and, ultimately, save lives. read more

Research May Improve Understanding, Detection of Kidney Disease

Dr. Jie Zheng UT Dallas scientists are developing an innovative research technique that could help urologists better understand the early stages of kidney disease. read more

Writers Address Implications of Gene-Editing Technology

ISSUES magazine cover, Spring 2016 In Issues in Science and Technology, experts write about a powerful gene-editing technology that is seen as a valuable tool for fighting hereditary disease and also is raising fears about possible misuses or unintended effects. read more

Student Research Takes Center Stage at Event

poster contest The Office of Undergraduate Education and the Office of Research will host the 2016 Exhibition of Excellence in Undergraduate Research, which provides students a chance to learn about opportunities on campus and get advice. read more

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