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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Reducing chronic diseases in Pacific Islands
Posted on Friday September 26, 2014

The John A. Burns School of Medicine was awarded a $1 million grant for policy, systems and environment interventions in the Pacific.

Ending gender bias in research
Posted on Wednesday September 24, 2014

UH Manoa researcher Marla Berry part of new the National Institutes of Health initiative to end gender bias in research.

Crew selected for eight-month Mars simulation
Posted on Wednesday September 24, 2014

For the next HI-SEAS mission, starting October 15, the participants will be isolated in their dome habitat for eight months.

New cell sorting method developed by UH Manoa mechanical engineer
Posted on Wednesday September 24, 2014

UH Manoa College of Engineering’s Yi Zuo develops new method for sorting cells capable of separating 10 billion bacterial cells in 30 minutes.

Fossil discovery questions human evolutionary timetable
Posted on Monday September 22, 2014

UH Manoa's Christopher Bae makes groundbreaking discovery that questions Out of Africa theory.