University Creates Institute for Data Science

New institute to further expertise of Ole Miss students, others in field

OXFORD, Miss. – With the explosion of big data fueling new jobs and technologies, the University of Mississippi has created a new Institute for Data Science to help educate the next generation of data scientists. The Institute for Data Science, or IDS, will attract and instruct students and others who want to develop expertise to ethicallyRead the story …

UM, Middle Tennessee Researchers Get Grant to Study Climate Change

USDA awards $272K to investigate conservation practices and help train environmental scientists

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi and Middle Tennessee State University faculty and student researchers are collaborating on a U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant project involving climate change, conservation practices and helping train the next generation of environmental scientists and engineers. The three-year, $271,555 USDA grant is a research effort forRead the story …

Researchers Tackle Challenges of Safe Drinking Water in Mississippi

Interdisciplinary team partners with communities to raise awareness of lead risks

OXFORD, Miss. – Recognizing that clean drinking water is a necessity of life, a group of University of Mississippi professors is using community-based research, education and outreach to work with communities in addressing water quality challenges. Most Mississippians receive their drinking water from a network of more than 1,100 public water systems. The smaller systems serveRead the story …

$10.5M Grant Creates Glycoscience Research Center at Pharmacy School

National Institutes of Health to fund effort studying how carbohydrates affect human health

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has received a $10.5 million Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence Phase I grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a new center dedicated to glycoscience, funded for the first year at $2,107,042.  The Glycoscience Center of Research Excellence, known as GlyCORE, will study how carbohydrates andRead the story …