Research

We conduct research that matters.

As a research-intensive institution, our students—undergraduate and graduate—delve further into subjects they may have only dreamed about.

Recent examples include advanced manufacturing institutes, zero-energy housing, using supercomputers for medical breakthroughs, and studying diseases in species around the world.

But our collaborations are in no way limited to science.

From improving mental health and education to economics and taxation efficiencies, our work impacts people, places, and industries throughout the world.

Research News

Humans-Pigs-Rabbits Decomposition Study to Impact Court Cases Worldwide

New UT research shows humans have different decomposition patterns than pigs and rabbits—a finding that could immediately impact court cases around the world.


Trinh Is Quest Scholar of the Week

Cong T. Trinh, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is the Quest Scholar of the Week.


Chemical & Engineering News features Psychology Grad Student in Lab Rodent Story

Chemical & Engineering News interviewed grad student Alex Grizzell about a new technology for lab rodents.


Register by May 15 for Proposal Writing Institute

The 2016 Proposal Writing Institute is an intensive program designed for faculty who have a well-developed research project and have identified a target funding agency.


Collett is Quest Scholar of the Week

Brad Collett, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences and core faculty in the School of Landscape Architecture, has been recognized as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2015-2016 academic year. Collett is teaching at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia this semester. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Collett as its Scholar of the Week.


Researchers Find Unique Regulatory Pattern that Promotes Essential Cell Function

Scientists and clinicians often encounter road blocks in designing specific treatments for diseases like cancer or developmental disorders because proteins that regulate cell functions through complex mechanisms are misunderstood.


Faculty Receive Awards at Annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet

Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek awarded four professor's the evening's top faculty awards at Tuesday's Chancellor's Honors Banquet.


Biddix Is Quest Scholar of the Week

J. Patrick Biddix, associate professor of higher education, has been selected the Quest Scholar of the Week.


Student Startup Turning Heads by Utilizing Biofuel Waste for Good

Tony Bova and Jeff Beegle have developed a process to turn that lignin into a product that would aid both the earth and the people who work it, quite literally turning one person's trash into another one's treasure.


Study: Collaboration Technology Improves Supply Chain Efficiencies

New research released today from UT's Global Supply Chain Institute, in collaboration with leading B2B integration provider DiCentral, looks at supply chain trends, issues, and challenges expected in 2016 and beyond.


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