Thursday, January 19, 2017
UNT students in Costa Rica learn to offset tourism’s harm to planet
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — Sixteen University of North Texas students are using their know-how to ease tourism’s strain on the environment. The students, enrolled in a joint, two-year Master of Science in International Sustainable Tourism degree program, are researching ways to meet the needs of tourists and travel markets without compromising future resources.
“A lot of times when people travel, they don’t think about the impact,” said Kristi Ingram, a first-year student in the program who finished her...
Monday, January 9, 2017
UNT researchers to study flu vaccine response and quality of sleep in hospital nurses
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Many hospitals require employees to get yearly flu vaccinations, to protect patients from contracting the flu and to reduce the number of sick days that employees use.
Thursday, January 5, 2017
UNT engineer part of collaboration receiving $4.5 million for superconductive wire research
Monday, December 19, 2016
UNT students aiming high for NASA rocket competition
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
New genomics laboratory positions UNT at frontier of science
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — A new state-of-the-art laboratory at the University of North Texas will advance next-generation research in genomics, one of the fastest-growing fields in modern science.
Part of the university’s BioDiscovery Institute, the Genomics Center provides in-house DNA sequencing, as well as computational and statistical analysis of genetic data. Genomics, the field of DNA sequencing, has broad applications for the health of humans, plants,...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
UNT researchers team up with ice hockey gurus to grow the game globally
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
UNT program granted millions from the Chilean government for new research center
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A University of North Texas conservation program has gotten a major financial boost. The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve near Puerto Williams, Chile is part of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program, a consortium led by UNT in the US, and other Chilean universities and institutions. The Chilean government awarded the program $15 million dollars for the construction of a new Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center. “This is a historic day for Cape Horn,” Ricardo Rozzi, the director of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program and a UNT professor of philosophy...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
UNT TAMS wins fourth-place prize of $30,000 at national Siemens competition
Thursday, December 1, 2016
UNT faculty member studying air pollution and your risk for heart attack & stroke
DENTON, Texas (UNT) — In a report released this year, the World Health Organization revealed that more than 90 percent of the world’s population lives in areas with high levels of air pollution, and that every year, close to three million deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution. Many of those deaths are due to cardiovascular disease or stroke, and now a University of North Texas assistant...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
UNT engineer part of collaboration receiving $10 million for nuclear waste disposal research