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Research at OU

The University of Oklahoma is a nationally and internationally recognized research university with scholarship, research and creative activity at campuses located in Norman, Tulsa and the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. Collaboration among faculty on all three campuses enhances the University’s intellectual research capacity, expands the reach and depth of its programs and research units, and extends the impacts of its research activities.

The many organized research units, programs, facilities, and individual researchers all contribute to the University’s research enterprise. This page serves as a launching point to the various entities and activities that comprise the University’s research enterprise, whether it is assistance when competing for sponsored program funding, the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the market, or grant and contract activities associated with the public and private sectors.

Most importantly, the University’s research enterprise is devoted to the search for knowledge and truth that upholds the University’s commitment to education. This combination of activities strengthens the University’s mission of service resulting in the continued improvement of quality of life for the citizens of Oklahoma.

 

 

Radar Innovations Lab Holds Opening Dedication Ceremony

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The University of Oklahoma Advanced Radar Research Center's Radar Innovations Lab (RIL) held the Opening Dedication Ceremony last week, Oct 22, 2014 @1:30pm. Dr. Robert Palmer, Mrs. Palmer, University President David L. Boren, Dean Berrien Moore, Dr. David Bodine and others cut the ribbon at the entrance of the building to symbolize the opening of this building to the public.

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OU Receives $1 Million Gift From The Meinders Foundation For Diabetes Research

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The University of Oklahoma has received a $1 million commitment from The Meinders Foundation to support research projects focused on curing diabetes and complications associated with the disease. The gift is just the latest example of The Meinders Foundation’s generous support of OU and its medical research efforts.

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OU Professor, International Team Discover First Evidence of Milk Consumption in the Dental Plaque of Humans as early as the Bronze Age

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Led by a University of Oklahoma professor, an international team of researchers has discovered the first evidence of milk consumption in the ancient dental calculus—a mineralized dental plaque—of humans in Europe and western Asia. The team found direct evidence of milk consumption preserved in human dental plaque from the Bronze Age to the present day.

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