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Released: 11-Dec-2012 1:00 PM EST
Will Students Get A Firsthand View Of The End Of The World?
University of Cincinnati

A trip to the Mayan Ruins is one of four international study abroad experiences that University of Cincinnati faculty will be leading over winter break.

Released: 3-Dec-2012 1:20 PM EST
Teetering on the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati faculty with research backgrounds ranging from law to economics to political science and medicine weigh in on what’s at stake if the government doesn’t take action to avert the fiscal cliff.

Released: 15-Nov-2012 4:00 PM EST
Researchers Outline Effective Strategies to Prevent Teen Depression and Suicide
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati researchers report on the positive connections that offset tragedies among teenagers.

Released: 14-Nov-2012 10:00 AM EST
Research Examines Why Some People Are Afraid To Relax
University of Cincinnati

Are you one of those people who can’t sit still? A UC researcher develops a questionnaire to explore the physical, cognitive and social issues surrounding the anxiety related to kicking back a little.

Released: 14-Nov-2012 9:55 AM EST
Kicking the Habit – New Research Examines The Barriers To Quitting Smoking For Smokers With Asthma
University of Cincinnati

The findings will be presented at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Released: 14-Nov-2012 9:55 AM EST
Research Explores Relationship-Building Program for Male Same-Sex Couples
University of Cincinnati

The program focused on the “3 C’s” of relationship building: commitment, communication and conflict resolution.

Released: 13-Nov-2012 8:05 AM EST
Extinct or Passé? New Research Examines the Term, ‘Metrosexual’
University of Cincinnati

Early findings from a new University of Cincinnati study will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association.

Released: 29-Oct-2012 2:00 PM EDT
New Study Finds A Common Bond Between School Bullies and Their Targets: Alcohol Abuse
University of Cincinnati

The research will be presented at the 140th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in San Francisco.

Released: 29-Oct-2012 2:00 PM EDT
Attention, Parents: UC Research Reveals A Secret About Your Medicine Cabinet
University of Cincinnati

New research out of the University of Cincinnati suggests boys are more likely than girls to abuse over-the-counter drugs.

Released: 14-Aug-2012 7:00 AM EDT
UC Discoveries Could Help Quiet The World’s Cities
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati innovations on reducing the noise of the nation’s most sophisticated military aircraft will be presented at an international conference in New York.

Released: 19-Jun-2012 8:00 AM EDT
Research Examines Whether TV Is Becoming A Regular Babysitter For Busy Parents
University of Cincinnati

A new survey indicates that parents believe TV and other screen media hold educational value. But are they using it for that purpose?

Released: 11-Jun-2012 10:30 AM EDT
New Research Examines Health Behavior in Long-Term Relationships
University of Cincinnati

Results of a new study are based on in-depth interviews with couples in heterosexual marriages as well as gay and lesbian partnerships.

Released: 8-May-2012 2:25 PM EDT
Researchers Explore Alternatives to Reducing Crime at High-Crime Locations
University of Cincinnati

At the heart of the proposal is reducing crime and costs to taxpayers.

Released: 7-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT
New Study Examines What Could Predict Children’s Snack Choices
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati research reveals why more kids may be munching on unhealthy foods.

Released: 23-Apr-2012 7:00 AM EDT
Collaborative Research Examines Executive Turnover in Federal Workplaces
University of Cincinnati

The findings will be presented at the annual conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Released: 16-Apr-2012 8:25 AM EDT
UC Research Reveals One of the Earliest Farming Sites in Europe
University of Cincinnati

The NSF-funded research will be presented at the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting in Memphis, Tenn.

Released: 9-Apr-2012 2:45 PM EDT
Students Play a Key Role in the Next Chapter of the UC/Iraq Educational Partnership
University of Cincinnati

Get details on what’s in the planning for an April trip to Iraq as the University of Cincinnati continues a State Department-sponsored linkages program to improve education around the world.

Released: 3-Apr-2012 12:40 PM EDT
Research Shows Entrepreneurial Differences Between the Sexes
University of Cincinnati

Data reveals men are most likely to start businesses for the money, women for social value.

Newswise: Research Tests New Tool to Guide Reintroduction of the American Chestnut
Released: 19-Mar-2012 12:50 PM EDT
Research Tests New Tool to Guide Reintroduction of the American Chestnut
University of Cincinnati

Reintroduction of the American Chestnut tree after billions died due to blight could be accomplished more effectively thanks to a software tool developed and recently tested by the University of Cincinnati.

Newswise: Student Research: Tracking Lake Erie Water Snake in Fight Against Invasive Fish
Released: 19-Mar-2012 12:40 PM EDT
Student Research: Tracking Lake Erie Water Snake in Fight Against Invasive Fish
University of Cincinnati

UC’s Lauren Flick, a 19-year-old, triple-major senior, will present findings at an upcoming regional conference on the first-ever use of a surgically implanted device to record the habits of snakes in their natural environment. This particular study holds promise in “keeping score” as Ohio’s Lake Erie water snake defends its native habitat against an invasive fish species.

Released: 15-Mar-2012 9:00 AM EDT
Research Examines Momentum in the NFL
University of Cincinnati

Is the existence and effect of momentum real, or is it a sports superstition? UC research analyzes five years’ worth of plays in the NFL.

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Released: 14-Mar-2012 9:00 AM EDT
VIDEO: UC Digs Into Realities of Working Class, Middle Class Life in Pompeii
University of Cincinnati

UC archaeologists are the only U.S.-based researchers with a permit to excavate at Pompeii. What's more, the current UC-led excavation is the largest in the history of the site in terms of size of the area covered. See video and listen to podcasts for more.

Released: 20-Feb-2012 10:00 AM EST
UC Research Reveals Water Management and Climate Change in Ancient Maya City
University of Cincinnati

The findings inside a cave and a key cultural and religious center for the ancient Maya will be presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York.

Released: 14-Feb-2012 2:30 PM EST
UC Committee Announces Flat World Knowledge as Publisher for New E-Text Adoption Plan
University of Cincinnati

The selection follows a series of demonstrations from publishers as part of an initiative to reduce textbook costs and improve student learning.

Released: 31-Jan-2012 8:00 AM EST
Facebook Can Get You Fired: UC Research Reveals the Perils of Social Networking for School Employees
University of Cincinnati

In a January publication for Ohio educators, a University of Cincinnati researcher highlights a top-10 list of recommendations for schools as they consider the legal implications of social media.

Released: 4-Jan-2012 9:00 AM EST
New Research Shows How Male Spiders Use Eavesdropping to One-Up Their Rivals
University of Cincinnati

Just published this month, new research shows how spiders eavesdrop on other males and copy their courtship signals as a likely means of stealing their mate.

Newswise: Papyrus Research Provides Insight into Job Training, More in Ancient World
Released: 30-Nov-2011 11:00 AM EST
Papyrus Research Provides Insight into Job Training, More in Ancient World
University of Cincinnati

A University of Cincinnati-based journal devoted to research on papyri from Egypt sheds light on job training, prayer, dream interpretation and belief in magic in the ancient world.

Newswise: Planning Student’s Senior Thesis Looks Inside Tent Cities
Released: 25-Nov-2011 8:00 PM EST
Planning Student’s Senior Thesis Looks Inside Tent Cities
University of Cincinnati

With his June 2011 senior thesis examining tent cities, UC planning graduate Andrew Heben seemingly foreshadowed current “Occupy” protests. That research has already been published in Planning magazine, and Heben hopes to turn his student thesis into a book.

Newswise: UC Research Suggests Focusing on Property Owners to Reduce Police Calls to Rental Properties
Released: 15-Nov-2011 3:00 PM EST
UC Research Suggests Focusing on Property Owners to Reduce Police Calls to Rental Properties
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati researchers examined calls for police service from rental units, including Section 8 housing. The ongoing research indicates that a focus on the owners of problem properties may reduce police-call volume.

Released: 14-Nov-2011 2:00 PM EST
Researcher Informs Educators About the Legal Issues Surrounding Student Cyberbullying, ‘Sexting’ and Cell Phones
University of Cincinnati

A University of Cincinnati researcher will bring Ohio educators up-to-date on issues surrounding evolving technology and the legal responsibilities of schools.

Released: 14-Nov-2011 10:30 AM EST
Minding Their Own Business – Research Examines a Growing Immigrant Population’s Self Employment in the U.S.
University of Cincinnati

UC research on Nigerian immigrant self employment will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association.

Released: 14-Nov-2011 10:20 AM EST
Research Shows Art Imitates Life – The ‘Hard’ Life, That Is
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati research examining the edgy intersection of fashion and crime is revealed at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Montreal.

Released: 8-Nov-2011 12:25 PM EST
Survey Finds That AIDS Remains an Unspeakable Subject for African Immigrants
University of Cincinnati

A University of Cincinnati researcher from Ghana examines whether African immigrants are taking measures to protect themselves from AIDS and HIV as they adapt to living in a new country.

Newswise: Research Finds that a Duck's Boon Might Be a Turtle's Bane
Released: 3-Nov-2011 11:00 AM EDT
Research Finds that a Duck's Boon Might Be a Turtle's Bane
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati biologist Denis Conover discovers that overturned duck nest boxes can be death traps for wetland turtles.

Released: 31-Oct-2011 10:30 AM EDT
Research Examines College Students’ Knowledge About Eating Disorders
University of Cincinnati

They could be the peer that a friend turns to for help. But University of Cincinnati research suggests it can be tough for college students to spot some of the warning signs indicating or leading to eating disorders.

Released: 18-Oct-2011 9:00 AM EDT
Ghouls Expected to Get Thrifty for Their Halloween Getups
University of Cincinnati

A University of Cincinnati pop-culture expert says that some of the creativity around costumes this Halloween will involve recycling last year’s costume into something new.

Released: 17-Oct-2011 2:20 PM EDT
Research Examines Approaches to Treating Substance Abuse Among African-Americans
University of Cincinnati

A nationally honored University of Cincinnati doctoral student’s research is published this month by the American Psychological Association.

Released: 11-Oct-2011 9:00 AM EDT
Homeowners and City Planners Should ‘Hit the Trail’When Considering Property Values
University of Cincinnati

Two University of Cincinnati researchers will present interdisciplinary research at a national conference on planning and development of communities.

Released: 10-Oct-2011 10:30 AM EDT
Research Examines the Economic Value of On-Premise Signs
University of Cincinnati

Results of a year-long study by the University of Cincinnati on the physical, economic and aesthetic impact of on-premise signs will be presented at the National Signage Research and Education Conference.

Newswise: Consumers Rely on Signage Over Other Ad Media
Released: 10-Oct-2011 7:00 AM EDT
Consumers Rely on Signage Over Other Ad Media
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati analysis of a survey of more than 100,000 North American households shows that signage plays a vital role in communicating with consumers, second only to television as a source of new-product information.

Newswise: Long-Lost Lake Agassiz Offers Clues to Climate Change
Released: 5-Oct-2011 2:30 PM EDT
Long-Lost Lake Agassiz Offers Clues to Climate Change
University of Cincinnati

What caused water levels to drop in immense yet long-vanished Lake Agassiz? Research by a University of Cincinnati geologist suggests that conditions 12,000 years ago encouraged evaporation.

Released: 29-Sep-2011 8:10 AM EDT
New University Program's E-Text Adoption Plan Involves Demos by Publishers
University of Cincinnati

The plan could become an approach adopted across the state of Ohio, as instruction evolves from the textbook to online and hard-copy content that can be customized to the prof’s preference.

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Released: 28-Sep-2011 7:00 AM EDT
New UC Research Promises Better Collection of Prostate Cancer Cells
University of Cincinnati

Using something called “inertial microfluidics,” University of Cincinnati researchers are able to safely separate and collect concentrated volumes of fragile prostate cancer cells from small sample batches. This, in turn, enhances research of the disease.

Released: 26-Sep-2011 7:00 AM EDT
Research Brings Focus to Portrayals of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” on the Silver Screen
University of Cincinnati

“Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” the best-selling novel of the 19th century, has had an enduring impact on film and popular culture. In a year when we observe the 200th anniversary of author Harriet Beecher Stowe’s birth, a UC researcher is presenting on the novel’s impact, interpretation and reinterpretation on the silver screen.

Released: 30-Aug-2011 1:30 PM EDT
Wakeup Call for College Students: New Research Finds You Need to Catch More Z’s
University of Cincinnati

A new study finds that college students are spending too much time burning the midnight oil and not enough time gaining the sleep that will benefit their ability to learn.

Released: 30-Aug-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Terrorism Expert Examines Preparation as a Result of 9/11
University of Cincinnati

A University of Cincinnati terrorism expert examines the strides in preparing and responding to terrorism, as well as what still needs to be accomplished.

Released: 30-Aug-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Before and After 9/11: Perceptions of the U.S. Then and Now
University of Cincinnati

Ethan Katz, a UC assistant professor of history, analyzes the domestic and international perceptions of the United States since 9/11.

Released: 30-Aug-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Learn How Citizens Can Act to Prevent a Terrorist Strike
University of Cincinnati

Building skills in observation can aid the general public in spotting suspicious activity.

Released: 30-Aug-2011 1:00 PM EDT
9/11 and the Classroom
University of Cincinnati

Elizabeth Frierson is a University of Cincinnati associate professor of history and former director of Middle Eastern Studies for the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). She has lived in the Middle East and is a published researcher on the history of politics, censorship, women and cities in the Middle East. She has served on the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships Committees for Africa and the Middle East.

Released: 22-Aug-2011 11:50 AM EDT
Research Explores Military Organization and Child Mortality Rates
University of Cincinnati

Newly published research examines the impact of armed conflict and military organization on child-mortality rates.


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