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.

Scientists Receive CPRIT Grants for Lung, Kidney Cancer Research

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded new grants totaling $1.8 million to Dr. Li Zhang and Dr. Jie Zheng for their work to improve the outcomes for cancer patients. read more

Study Finds No Acceleration in Crime from Formula 1 Race

A team led by Dr. Alex Piquero focused on the annual Austin race in the most extensive academic look at the crime potential for a Formula 1 Grand Prix event. read more

Old Mobile Phone Technology May Help Curb Traffic Deaths in Nigeria

Dr. Latifur Khan and Dr. Dohyeong Kim are part of a research team that received a grant to improve the accuracy of accident locations in developing countries where there are few smartphone users. read more

Virtual Patient Project Aims To Develop Smarter Medical Students

With a new grant from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Marjorie Zielke and her research team will study how augmented reality can help improve communication skills with patients. read more

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