Research


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Research

Reconstructing Fragmented Lives

UMD Researcher Co-Leads New Digital Collection Piecing Together Histories of Enslaved Peoples

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Research

Don’t Skip the Holiday Office Party This Year

Even if You Feel Zoomed Out, Tune in for the Team, Management Expert Says

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Research

Expert: Clear Communication on Vaccine Approvals, Safety, Efficiency Needed Now

Government Agency, Health Care Workers, Media Action Urged to Battle Mistrust

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Research

One-shot Deal

NIH Grant Funds Research on Single Vaccine for Hundreds of Viruses

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Research

After COVID Vaccine Breakthroughs, Eyes Turn to Supply Chain

Expert Warns of ‘Steep Challenge for Delivery’ as Massive Distribution Effort Ramps Up

Gif of robotic spy vacuum

Research

Could Your Vacuum Be Listening to You?

UMD Researcher Helps Discover Hack of Robotic Cleaners’ Navigation Systems to Record Speech and Music

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Research

How AI Tactics May Spare Your GI Tract

NIFA Grant Supports New Approach to Fight Foodborne Illness

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Research

Four Things We Miss When Working Remotely

Management Researcher Tallies What’s Changed During Pandemic, and How to Compensate

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Elections

The Endurance of Conspiracy

UMD Expert Explains the 2020 Election’s Influence on Extremism and the Challenges for Tech and a New White House

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Elections

The Coming Biden Economy

From Health Care to Green Energy to Global Cooperation, Business Experts Weigh in on New Administration’s Expected Approach

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Elections

Op/ed: Breaking the (Benford’s) Law?

Suddenly-Cited Statistical Pattern Does Not Prove Fraud in 2020 Election, Researcher Explains

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Research

Detour Past Quantum Confusion

Interactive ‘Quantum Atlas’ Aims to Familiarize Concepts of Once-Exotic Field Rapidly Entering Everyday Life

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Research

UMD Study: Housing, Demographics Play Outsize Role in D.C.’s COVID Death Disparity

Short-term Safety Measures Could Save Lives in Predominately Black and Poor Areas, Researchers Say

Black Lives Matter mural on street in Baltimore

Research

UMD Expert on National Panel Recommending Reducing Violence Without Police

From More Green Space to Financial Support, Report Calls for Alternative Interventions in Communities

Children receive polio vaccine

Research

Op/ed: A Breakdown of the ‘Denialist Playbook’

From Vaccines to Evolution, UMD Biologist Finds Pattern of Dismissing Science

Family on Zoom during Thanksgiving

Research

Navigate Pandemic Holiday Planning Like a Boss

UMD Expert Shares 8 Tips From the Management World to Ease Awkward Conversations With Family and Friends

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Elections

Post-Election Survey: Americans Doubt Media, Trust Electoral Process

Cable TV Punditry Fuels Worries About Bias in News Coverage

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Elections

Political Knots vs. Family Ties

Did the Election Open Rifts in Your Relationships? UMD Psychologist Steers You Toward Finding Common Ground

Man watching election returns in Times Square with flag lit up behind him

Elections

Poll (Dis)Position

Faculty Polling Expert Explains What Went Wrong in Predicting the Election … Again

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Research

Global-scale View of Animal Behavior Shows Climate Change's Impacts

Study Including UMD Biologists Reveals Unusual Movement, Birthing Patterns

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Research

Op/ed: Stopping COVID-19’s Diversity Brain Drain

Researcher Warns Large Number of Mothers, and Black Ones in Particular, Are Set to Drop Out of the Workforce

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Research

Singing a New Song

UMD Researchers Uncover Evidence Birds Listen to Birdsong Much Differently Than We Do

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Research

Rural Alzheimer’s Patients Lack Adequate Care, Overuse Emergency Departments, Study Finds

Expansion of Health Care Coordination Could Reduce Costly, Preventable Visits

Illustration of two people watching election results on the news

Elections

Margin Call

UMD Expert Offers Glimpse Into How Media Cautiously Considers Election Calls

Person crosses the street at an intersection

Research

A Smartphone Solution to Preventing Vehicle Collisions With Pedestrians, Cyclists

Researcher Using Mobile Device Data to Study Hot Spots for Crashes

Research

Research Reveals Tremendous Diversity in Hate Crime Offenders’ Backgrounds, Motivations

New Project at START Compiles Data on 1,000+ Criminals and Who They Target

Collage from past elections

Elections

From ‘Hamilton’ to ‘Unlawful’ Voting

5 Moments That Changed Presidential Election History

A satirical illustraton presenting the evolutionary rise of man, concluding with man sitting at a desk in a COVID mask

Research

10 Ways the Pandemic Could Reshape Our Evolution

UMD Psychologist, Other Scholars Outline Sweeping Observations About Human Nature Amid COVID-19

Climate change protest with sign that reads, "System change, not climate change!"

Research

Latino, ‘MillZ’ Members United on Climate Change

UMD Research Finds Overlap in Views Between Social Identity Groups

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Research

From ‘Stalk Market’ to Stock Market

3 Tips for Gamers Graduating From ‘Animal Crossing’ to the Real Thing

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