The Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships is proud to announce the appointment of Randy Hewes as Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Partnerships, effective October 1, 2019, pending Board of Regents’ approval. This role will be split with his position as Dean of the Graduate College, ensuring continued close coordination of research and graduate education initiatives.
The Horus Project
OU’s Advanced Radar Research Center is developing a new type of radar with unprecedented acuity and speed. Others are taking notice.
Standing over Robert Palmer’s desk is an Egyptian icon called Horus, considered one of the ancient world’s most significant deities. With a magnificent, all-seeing eye, it symbolizes protection, power, and health.
While Horus may have been born in antiquity, Palmer and his team of young researchers believe the all-seeing eye is still around today, but in a different form. Back then, Horus was a god. Now, Horus is an idea.
Randy Hewes appointed Senior Associate Vice President
Ann West appointed Associate Vice President
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships is proud to announce the appointment of Ann West as Associate Vice President for Research and Partnerships, effective October 1, 2019, pending Board of Regents’ approval.
OU Researcher Creating Novel Device for Early Detection of Oral Cancer
Because two-thirds of oral cancer diagnoses are made when the cancer is advanced, treating it usually requires complex surgeries, followed by reconstructive procedures that are necessary because tissue has been removed from the patient's face.
OU Touts New Degree Program, Executive Hires and Increased Research Opportunities
OU Interim President Joseph Harroz Jr. addressed the OU Board of Regents at the National Weather Center today, updating them on record-breaking achievements, executive hires and enhanced programs.
OU Microbiologists Provide Framework for Assessing Ecological Diversity
A University of Oklahoma team of microbiologists have developed a mathematical framework for quantitatively assessing ecological diversity in an ecological community whether deterministic or stochastic. A recent study by the team published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examines the mechanisms controlling biological diversity and provides guidance for use of the null-model-based approaches for examining processes within the community.