January 30, 2024 - IU Research Impact

Research highlights in case you missed them ...

New home for virtual reality

Showcasing virtual reality technologies from training platforms to medical training applications, Zeb Wood, a lecturer at IU Luddy School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering, has the goal of transforming Indiana into an entertainment industry hub and encouraging students to pursue careers in emerging technologies.

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Advancing Alzheimer's therapies

Shedding light on the role of neural replay in long-term recollection, a study led by IU graduate student Cassandra Sheridan suggests that animals, specifically rats, mentally revisit past experiences during rest, which may hold the key to unlocking future treatments for memory loss diseases in humans.

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Impact of IU Research

Indiana University researchers secured a more than $42 million increase in sponsored awards in 2023 compared to the previous year, driving discovery, innovation and creative endeavors that are solving some of society’s greatest challenges and improving life in Indiana and beyond.

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