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UD Researchers to Investigate Novel Approach to Stormwater Management

A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has received funding from two agencies to investigate the use of biochar for management of stormwater runoff and pollutants.
30-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Likes' and Comments on Social Media Can Sway Potential Voters


When Facebook users see favorable comments on the social media site about a political candidate, those opinions positively influence their own views of the politician, while unfavorable comments have a negative effect, according to a new paper by...
29-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UD Professors: Nation Has Fallen Behind on Offshore Wind Power


University of Delaware professors say that the nation has fallen behind on offshore wind power. Their findings show that while offshore wind turbines have been successfully deployed in Europe since 1991, the U.S. is further from commercial-scale...
29-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UD Researchers Look at Effects of Non-Native Plants on Herbivores


Research conducted by UD alumna Karin Burghardt and Doug Tallamy, professor of entomology in the University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, found that non-native plants are compounding the problem of declining species diversity by...
28-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Study Natural Gas as a Marine Fuel


UD professor James Corbett examines the market potential and environmental trade-offs of using natural gas in marine fuels in a study that appeared in the international peer-reviewed journal Energy Policy.
22-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mascots Most Effective in Boosting Conservation by Threatening Disapproval


Smokey Bear has spent decades reminding picnickers “only you can prevent forest fires” and has even been known to cry over the devastation they leave in their wake. University of Delaware researchers say the cartoon bear illustrates how mascots...
21-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UD Finding Could Improve in vitro Fertilization


University of Delaware researchers have discovered a step in the reproductive process that could improve the efficiency of in vitro fertilization and possibly lead to the discovery of genes that cause infertility.
17-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research First to Document How Confidence in Managers Can Influence Audit Quality

Jennifer Joe, UD’s Whitney Family Professor of Accounting in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, said that her study reveals a previously undiscovered judgment trap for auditors, and challenges explanations for why confident...
15-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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