Discovery and Innovation on Diverse Fronts
From life-saving medical breakthroughs in medicine and cancer, to astronomy, to oceanography, to pharmacy, the scholarship and research conducted by the University of Hawai'i impacts the quality of life on many levels.
UH research programs:
- Develop human capital and new knowledge
- Promote innovation and collaboration
- Support new businesses and long-term job growth
- Generate revenues that boost the local economy
- Maximize the advantages of Hawai'i's unique natural and cultural heritage
Recent research newsFor image credit, see full news article
App to track papaya ringspot virus created
Posted on Wednesday April 16, 2014
CTAHR scientists create app that distinguishes genetically engineered from natural papaya and tracks the ringspot virus.
Cities support more native biodiversity than previously thought
Posted on Thursday April 10, 2014
UH Manoa professor contributes to new study that shows surprisingly high numbers of plant and animal species in urban environments.
UH Manoa investigates effects of munitions disposed near Pearl Harbor
Posted on Thursday April 03, 2014
Army-funded research effort near Pearl Harbor uses SOEST technology to investigate sea-disposed military munitions.
Moth lineage provides a key to species diversification
Posted on Wednesday April 02, 2014
CTAHR entomologists discover that the moth genus, Hyposmocoma, holds insights into Hawaii’s vanished ecosystems.
Crew cohesion focus of second Mars simulation mission
Posted on Monday March 31, 2014
UH Manoa’s Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation project researches how teams of astronauts will perform during long-duration space exploration.
Hawai'i Innovation Initiative
The University of Hawai'i is building the state's research industry in partnership with the community through the UH Innovation Initiative. The university plans to drive the growth of the industry by hiring and developing top scientists in focused areas over the next decade.