Topic: Science

Subtopics:   Astronomy and Cosmology Biology Engineering Environment Geology Neuroscience Physics Psychology Sociology
The Science of Data

The Science of Data

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

Fall 2014

Flower Power

Flower Power

How sunflowers can clean up the environment

Catie Kitrinos (Col '15) aims to map sunflowers' ability to absorb heavy metals across its genome.

Fall 2014

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

Study indicates perceptions begin changing at age 7

A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.

Summer 2014

Stem Cell Breakthrough

Stem Cell Breakthrough

UVA scientists’ discovery could lead to organ and tissue regeneration

The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

Summer 2014

UVA Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

UVA 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.

April 15, 2014

R&D: The Brain

R&D: The Brain

Three different research teams at UVA turn their attention to the brain

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

Spring 2014

The Monticello Mash

The Monticello Mash

Local brewer explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer

Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.

Winter 2013

A Head for the Game

A Head for the Game

Alumnus at forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions

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

Winter 2013

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

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

Winter 2013

The Science of Reincarnation

The Science of Reincarnation

UVA psychiatrist Jim Tucker investigates children’s claims of past lives

UVA scientist explores children’s memories of past lives

Winter 2013

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Highlights

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

Welcome, Class of 2022

Welcome, Class of 2022

More than 3,800 first-years will join the Wahoo family this fall. Dig into some of the numbers that shape the Class of 2022.

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.