The University of North Texas launched four Institutes of Research Excellence, bringing together a critical mass of knowledge and faculty collaborating on projects designed to create a stronger platform for interdisciplinary research and partnerships with industry to create solutions and further contribute to the North Texas region’s economic growth.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year's influenza vaccine, which is usually available by October, reduces healthy adults' odds of contracting flu by 70 to 90 percent.
UNT doctoral psychology student Jennifer Farrell is recruiting 125 couples to take part in a study examining different aspects of romantic relationships among adults. The Study of Adult Romantic Relationships will focus on couples who have dated for at least six months, including engaged couples who are not yet married.
UNT College of Engineering faculty members Shengli Fu and Yan Wan received the 2015 Tech Titan of the Future – University Level award from The Metroplex Technology Business Council.
Nandika D'Souza, UNT Regents Professor of mechanical and energy engineering and associate dean of undergraduate studies in UNT's College of Engineering, has been named the 2015 Society of Women Engineers Distinguished Engineering Educator.
UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon has earned the Phytochemical Society of North America's Phytochemical Pioneer Award which recognizes significant contributions to phytochemical research over a scientist's career.
Jessica Strubel, assistant professor in UNT's Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing, and Trent Petrie, professor in the Department of Psychology, surveyed 737 men through an online questionnaire about their satisfaction with their bodies, legs and faces; how important their personal appearance is to them and their commitment to grooming and appearance-enhancing products.
NASA launched the New Horizons craft in January 2006 to explore the outermost edges of our solar system for the first time.
Tam was recognized her research article "Computational optimization problems in social interaction and empathetic social emotion" was one of the most viewed items in the UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository last year.
Three UNT biology researchers were awarded $2.7 million from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to study the effects of oil on different animal species and water in the Gulf of Mexico.