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Three Pitt biologists in a field of grass

How to save rare plants? Protect their pollinators.

Tia-Lynn Ashman and a team of Pitt biologists put a network of plants and pollinators under the microscope to tackle a tough question in ecology.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Lakdawala in lab coat

They're trying to detect the next pandemic

Seema Lakdawala’s lab is part of a new multi-institutional partnership that will assess the pandemic potential of new viruses.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
Mary Margaret Kerr in black and white

Research Sheds Light on How Children Interpret ‘Dark Tourism’

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Professor Mary Margaret Kerr shares insights on how to help children make meaning of tragic events.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Education
  • School of Medicine
Artistic depiction of particles

Where the laws of matter break down, a quantum discovery crops up

Lasers, fiendishly complex calculations and some of the coldest temperatures on Earth led to physicist Vincent Liu’s recent superfluid discovery.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Kim Wong and Adam Hobaugh connected by waves of light

Research and IT Foster Strategic Collaboration

Kim Wong and Adam Hobaugh, co-directors at Pitt’s Center for Research Computing, are on a mission to make advanced computing and data services accessible to all researchers.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research