News & Research

On April 8, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Center for Research and Learning, and the Solution Center hosted the 2011 IUPUI Research Day, an open-house event showcasing IUPUI’s cutting-edge research and scholarly activities. Hundreds...
Apr 11 2011
TOO much of a good thing can be bad for you. The synchronous firing of neurons is crucial for many ordinary brain functions, but excessive, uncontrolled synchronisation might be behind the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Now a computer model has backed...
Apr 1 2011
Researchers from IU campuses across the state partnered to submit 164 proposals for IU Collaborative Research Grant (IUCRG) funds, designed to facilitate and support outstanding research and cutting edge discoveries by teams who have not worked together...
Mar 3 2011
After 14 rounds of intense competition, Carmel High School Sophomore Vaibhav Vavilala was crowned the champion of the second annual Indianapolis Brain Bee on Saturday, February 5th, 2011, at IUPUI. Modeled after a traditional spelling bee, the Brain Bee...
Feb 11 2011
A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is targeted to boost the number of students graduating with bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by 10 percent....
Sep 24 2010
  Indianapolis, IN, Jan. 27, 2010 – According to the Centers for Disease Control, millions of Americans are affected by brain injury and brain disease each year. In an effort to better understand the brain’s reaction to injury and disease, the...
Jan 27 2010
Study will advance research in cells that contribute to hearing loss Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 20, 2009 - The National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders at the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Dr. James Marrs, an...
Oct 20 2009
National Institutes of Health Awarded 5-Year Grant To Study Effects of Alcohol Intake, Binge Drinking Indianapolis, IN, Aug. 25, 2009 - The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Dr....
Aug 25 2009
(April 23, 2009) -- Solving the age-old chicken and the egg dilemma, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers report that genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism. The study appears on the July print...
Apr 23 2009
INDIANAPOLIS (March 19, 2009) - IUPUI Psychology Professor Charles Goodlett and William P. Hetrick, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at IU-Bloomington, are among 12 teams of Indiana scientists who have been awarded the first grants from...
Mar 19 2009