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U.Va. Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection

R&D: The Brain

U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

The Truth About Teenagers

What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

World Changers

Professors Linda Columbus and Dr. William Petri receive the Outstanding Faculty Award.

Aristocracy of Talent

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses plans for recruiting and supporting a more economically diverse student body.

U.Va. receives $10M gift for Data Science Institute

Investor Jaffray Woodriff pledged $10M toward the creation of an endowment for the University’s newly formed Data Science Institute.

U.Va. brain ‘mosaic’ named a top discovery of 2013

Groundbreaking brain research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is part of a prestigious top 10 list from the National Institute of Mental Health.

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A Head for the Game

Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.

R&D Briefs

Research and discovery briefs on summer reading and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists.

The Truth About Redshirting

U.Va. researcher finds only certain communities delay kindergarten for their children.

Your Office Chair is Killing You

Standing up at work could save your life and even boost your productivity.

Yes, you do have time to read, says U.Va. prof Daniel Willingham

Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

How exactly can you evaluate whether there really might be life on other planets? The answer is a paradox, says U.Va. astronomy professor Ed Murphy.

How Connected Are We?

How Connected Are We?

Brian G. Southwell (Col '95) researches public understanding of science and evaluates large-scale mass media campaigns. His new book, Social Networks and Popular Understanding of Science and Health: Sharing Disparities,

A Clearer Picture  of Poverty

A Clearer Picture of Poverty

A researcher sets out to design a new poverty gauge for Virginia and discovers flaws in the existing measures.

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    A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

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    What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

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  • R&D: The Brain

    U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

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