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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 news

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New study uses meteorites to date moon-forming impact
Posted on Thursday April 23, 2015

“Dating the Moon-forming impact event with asteroidal meteorites” appears in the current issue of the journal Science.

Extending climate predictability beyond El Nino
Posted on Tuesday April 21, 2015

Tropical Pacific climate variations and their global weather impacts may be predicted much further in advance than previously thought.

UH Mānoa collaborates on tools for science communicators
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2015

UH Manoa and the Union of Concerned Scientists collaborated on a portfolio of communication guidelines, resources and tools to help scientists bridge the gap between their research and their communities.

New data allows broad view of human influence on Pacific ecosystems
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2015

Researcher studying extremely remote and uninhabited reefs in an effort to understand what coral reefs would be like in the absence of humans.

Critical regions of the brain are smaller in children from poor families
Posted on Monday March 30, 2015

Hawai‘i children part of nationwide study showing poverty’s profound impact.