Research Showcase

Research Showcase

Extended Reality Tech

Extended Reality Tech

Kathryn Hays, a doctoral student in information science and a research associate in UNT’s xREZ Art + Science Lab, is currently working on research in spatial computing, segmentation 3D and human-computer interaction.

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Chemical Kinetics

Chemical Kinetics

Vincent Lowe, a junior in chemistry with a minor in biological sciences, has been working in the laboratory of Regents Professor of chemistry Paul Marshall since May 2020, two days before he graduated from high school.

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Cognition and Dance

Cognition and Dance

Madison (Sonny) Card, a senior psychology major, began a professional career in the performing arts, developing choreographic works and performance styles of dance.

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Composing in the Wilderness

Composing in the Wilderness

Garrison Gerard, a doctoral student in UNT’s music composition program, was selected for the prestigious Composing in the Wilderness program, which took place in summer 2021.

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Sustainable Ranch Practices

Sustainable Ranch Practices

A collaboration between UNT researchers and the Dixon Water Foundation is helping to create sustainable ranch practices and further basic science about biodiversity.

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Protecting the Environment

Protecting the Environment

With an eye toward ensuring the world’s natural resources are sustained for the future, UNT researchers are creating solutions to combat climate change, biodiversity concerns and air pollution.

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Improving Human Health

Improving Human Health

UNT’s biomedical engineering researchers create medical devices and technology to shape people’s lives.

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UNT Reaffirmed as Tier One Research University

UNT Reaffirmed as Tier One Research University

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™ reaffirmed UNT’s standing as a Tier One Research University – further evidence of the university’s momentum in growing its research profile. Only 141 universities nationwide are included in the “Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity” classification.

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Room for Growth

Room for Growth

With AI, learning technologies professors create digital space for K-12 teachers to increase efficacy, equity and diversity in the K-12 environment.

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Understanding Disease

Understanding Disease

A possible malaria outbreak in birds in Chile could lead to a better understanding of the impact global warming has on disease transmission, according to Andrew Gregory, assistant professor of biological sciences.

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Conveying A Message

Conveying A Message

Born in the Kurdish region of Iran, Pedram Baldari, assistant professor of studio art, takes experiences from his upbringing, his time in the U.S. and issues that he finds meaningful and incorporates them into his art research. From the idea of homeland citizenship to colonization to war, Baldari believes that issues and topics are a way for art enthusiasts to get a sense of others’ struggles.

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Broader Impacts of Plant Communication

Broader Impacts of Plant Communication

Kent Chapman and Mina Aziz, researchers at UNT’s BioDiscovery Institute, have received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to look at how plants talk to their neighbors -- specifically the role of fatty acid amide hydrolases, which exist broadly in plants, in communication between plants and microorganisms.

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Epigenetics, Global Warming and Cultural Exchange

Epigenetics, Global Warming and Cultural Exchange

Warren Burggren and Pamela Padilla are exploring a poorly understood field called epigenetics, the study of how the expression of genetic traits can be altered without change to the DNA itself.

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Advancing Soldier Protection

Advancing Soldier Protection

A team of researchers with the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute received a $5.5 million grant to devise new materials for making bulletproof protection materials.

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