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.

Psychological Study Explores How Bodies Shape First Impressions

The shape of a body can influence your perception of someone’s personality traits, according to a recent study led by doctoral student Ying “Nina” Hu. read more

Researchers Explore Division of Public Opinion on Black Lives Matter

portrait of Alex Piquero Dr. Alex R. Piquero and his colleagues looked at whether factors such as race, age, education, political affiliation and geography predicted support or opposition to the movement. read more

Speech Systems Team Receives Grant for Cochlear Implant Project

Dr. John Hansen and his colleagues will use $3.2 million in federal funding to develop new sound processing algorithms that may improve the hearing devices. read more

Diabetes Drug Shows Promise for Chronic Pain

In a new study, University scientists examined how neuropathic pain responds to metformin, one of the most prescribed medications worldwide. read more

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