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Recognized as a Carnegie Tier-1 Research University, the U continues to develop groundbreaking research on a local, national, and international level.  The combined resources of 18 colleges, 35 interdisciplinary programs, 100 academic departments/ divisions, and 120 centers/bureaus on campus, creates endless opportunities for collaboration.

Our research is also a catalyst for economic growth and innovation, creating over 280 spin-out companies—and 16,000 jobs – from the university’s inventions and technologies.

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Safety starts with U.

The University of Utah is committed to improving its culture of safety across all areas of campus, including in research laboratories. Effective May 1, 2019, the offices of Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) and Radiation Safety (RSO) were integrated into one departmental unit renamed the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). The merger will take advantage of the strengths of both units and will increase efficiency, enhance services and improve enforcement ability of lab safety inspectors.

Fred A. Monette has been appointed as interim executive director of EHS. Monette currently serves as the director of RSO and is a board-certified health physicist who brings over 25 years of experience in radiation protection. Anyone who has questions, concerns or feedback about lab safety should submit those to safeu@utah.edu.

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Creating a "Canopy Researcher" version of the popular Barbie doll.

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New Physics – Pearl Sandick

Dark matter, the mysterious stuff that binds galaxies and clusters of galaxies together.

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Distinguished Research – Valeria Molinero

“Since Professor Molinero joined the Department of Chemistry as Assistant Professor in […]

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Associate V.P. for Research

The College of Science is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane […]

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2019 Churchill Scholar

Cameron Owen of Boise, Idaho, a senior honors student majoring in chemistry […]

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How Insects and Bacteria Control Ice – Valeria Molinero

Contrary to what you may have been taught, water doesn’t always freeze […]

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