While the overall number of new cases for most types of cancer in Iowa remains mostly unchanged, the number of cancers related to the human papillomavirus (HPV) is on the rise, according to the 2019 Cancer in Iowa report issued today by the State Health Registry of Iowa.
Researchers in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Iowa co-authored a research study that investigated vulnerabilities in 4G and 5G cellular phone networks. The researchers presented the findings at the Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium in San Diego.
Tianbao Yang, assistant professor in the UI Department of Computer Science, won an NSF CAREER award. The five-year, $529,000 award will fund research to advance machine learning with complex objectives and constraints by designing and analyzing efficient and effective optimization algorithms for addressing computational challenges in new machine learning paradigms.
Jane Nachtman, physics and astronomy professor at the University of Iowa, is profiled for her achievements in particle physics and for her leadership and mentorship to women seeking careers in science.
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that women are less likely to get help for a drinking problem and are more likely to believe the problem will get better on its own. The study suggests strategies should be developed that focus particularly on women.
Christopher Cooper, a pediatric urologist at the University of Iowa, began researching the issue of school children’s bathroom access after noticing a high frequency of urinary tract infections and higher rates of voiding dysfunction among his young patients.
Faculty members who’ve successfully landed national publicity either on their own or with assistance from the Office of Strategic Communication say that engaging the public about their research can create opportunities that advance or develop their research and career, such as increased grant funding, and helps promote the university.
Danny Tallon is a third-year physics major, a published co-author on two scientific papers, and a cadet in the University of Iowa’s Air Force ROTC program who aims to have a military career studying space—or perhaps visiting it himself.
A new gallery of biomedical research images is on display on the ground floor of the Carver Biomedical Research Building. The images, each measuring 5 feet in diameter and mounted on back-lit frames, highlight the breadth of foundational research conducted in the Carver College of Medicine.
A university search committee has announced Craig K. Svensson, dean emeritus and professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy, is a finalist for vice president for research at the UI. Scholtz will meet with campus at an open forum on Feb. 21.