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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 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.

Hawaiʻi construction forecast: Construction building up
Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

The University of Hawai‘i Economic Research Organization (UHERO) released its construction forecast for the state.

New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawaiʻi
Posted on Monday March 23, 2015

New research from scientists at UH Manoa brings into clearer focus just how dramatically Hawai‘i beaches might change as sea level rises in the future.

UH accelerator announces finalists for second cohort
Posted on Monday March 16, 2015

Ten teams are finalists for the second cohort of the XLR8UH proof of concept center.