What are hate crimes, and why are they so hard to charge and prove in court? IU hate crimes expert Jeannine Bell explains the complexities of reporting, investigating, charging, and bringing such crimes to trial.
What is a hate crime?
Protecting us from toxic chemical effects
IU researchers are part of a team awarded $23.3 million to empower and improve the health of anyone exposed to toxic chemical pollution and shape chemical safety regulation without mammalian testing, using organisms such as fruit flies instead.Read more about the research
How to deal with feeling lonely due to remote work
New research from IUPUI suggests that ”work loneliness" can negatively impact employee well-being, leading to depression.
Read more about the research
Help for babies exposed to opioids in utero
Recent research findings from IU may one day lead to new treatment options that reduce long-term damage to human babies from in-utero opioid exposure.Read more about the research
Despite a pandemic, the music continues
As IU's Jacobs School of Music celebrates 100 years, the school's music and dance programs have creatively adapted to keep the musical arts coming to audiences everywhere.Read more about music in the time of COVID
IU research in the news
"The Scholar With the Skeleton Key: The pandemic has frayed nerves and exposed our tattered safety net. Can Jessica Calarco make people see the connection?", profile of Jessica Calarco, The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 9, 2021
Resources and events
"An Evening with Laverne Cox" presented as part of “The Style of the State," a symposium on art, culture and aesthetics in Indiana. The free livestream event features a moderated conversation and Q&A. April 9 and 10, via Zoom. Register.
The IU Emergency Equity Fund for Research is still accepting applications for funds to support certain research-related needs not already met by existing funding sources. Apply online.
Upcoming webinars of interest:
- The Luther Dana Waterman Professorship Lecture, with Amar Flood and Anna Mueller, April 1, 3 p.m. Register.
- COVID-19 Vaccines to Variants: Your Questions Answered, featuring IU research leaders and health experts. April 1, 5:30 p.m. Register.
Access the latest IU research news from your smart speaker or other smart device. Audio news briefings are now available every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on various channels.