Archive for: research

 

Stumbling on a Mystery in the Ransom Center

How a happenstance discovery in the Ransom Center led one researcher down a winding literary path. This essay first appeared in the New York Times. I was in the...

 
 

Minding His Own Business [Watch]

UT neuroscientist Russell Poldrack is on a very personal quest to better understand mental disorders. In an era when data-crunching wristbands, mobile apps, and...

 
 

UT Engineers Shake Up Earthquake Research in New Zealand

You may have thought nothing could top the “Texas Longhorn” of dinosaurs. But what if we told you that one group of UT engineers gets to work with a 64,000-pound...

 
 

In Chilling Demo, UT GPS Expert Hijacks a Yacht at Sea [Watch]

UT engineer and GPS expert Todd Humphreys has long been an outspoken voice for the relatively new problem of GPS security. In 2011, Humphreys demonstrated how scarily...

 
 

Legislative Recap: Base Funding and Support for Tier-One Research

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series recapping the Texas Exes legislative advocacy priorities. Throughout the 2013 legislature, UT Advocates were highly...

 
 

UT’s New Particle Accelerator Could Democratize Scientific Research

You may only know them from the dentist’s office, but x-rays are pretty important when it comes to research. Used in nearly every scientific discipline, x-ray...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Legislative Update

We review the progress of Texas Exes’ advocacy agenda at the Capitol, and discuss what advocates can do to affect its outcome. Daniel Becka is the director...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Kay Bailey Hutchison

The former Longhorn cheerleader and veteran of the U.S. Senate discusses her love of UT, the importance of research and diversity, and how alumni can help protect...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Priorities in the 83rd Legislature

With a look back at the first two months of the Legislature (and the podcast), we articulate the top policy priorities for UT Advocates. Tim Taliaferro is vice...

 
 

From Prototype to Product

Dell, Facebook, 3M, Google—with a plethora of tech companies within its city limits, Austin has more than earned its nickname of “Silicon Hills.” Now, with...

 
 
 
 
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