Research News

See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

Neuroscientist Seeks New Migraine Answers by Analyzing Old Truths

illustration of woman with migraine with hands at her temples; brain can be seen with glowing spot Dr. Greg Dussor is leading a pair of federally funded projects aimed at learning more about the mechanisms behind a condition believed to plague more than 10 percent of people worldwide. read more

University Team Shares New Domestic Violence Data with Task Force

judge The Institute for Urban Policy Research analyzed data for the city for the fourth year in a row, detailing the number of incidents reported to police, lack of shelter space and the outcome of cases as part of a 57-page report. read more

Mechanical Engineer Helps Propel Progress of Giant Wind Turbine

large pieces of a wind turbine being assembled using crane Dr. Todd Griffith, associate professor of mechanical engineering, is part of a team working to design and build a 50-megawatt offshore wind turbine roughly six times more powerful than the biggest one on record. read more

Grants Maximize the Potential of Pair of Biochemistry Investigations

Dr. Sheel Dodani and Dr. Gabriele Meloni each received about $1.9 million over five years to support their investigations of how essential elements contribute to both normal physiology and diseased states. read more

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