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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.

 

 

Price Family Foundation Gift Will Create Institute on the OU Research Campus

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A $3 million gift from the Price Family Foundation to the University of Oklahoma and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will create the first ever anaerobic structural biology program in the United States. The OU-Einstein Research Consortium will be dedicated to advancing groundbreaking research with biomedical relevance and will establish an Institute of Structural Biology in the Stephenson Life Sciences Research Center. 

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OU Professor Recognized by World’s Largest Scientific Society

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A University of Oklahoma professor has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the field of global change ecology, particularly for pioneering development and application of data assimilation for ecological forecasting.  Models or forecasts similar to those produced for weather will allow ecologists to predict how changes in the environment will alter an entire ecosystem in the future.

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OU Norman Research Campus Named 2013 Outstanding Research Park

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The University of Oklahoma Research Campus has been named the nation’s top research park for 2013 by the Association of University Research Parks. The award recognizes the OU Research Campus for excellence in innovation and places it among such past recipients as the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, Purdue Research Park in Indiana and University City Science Center in Pennsylvania.

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