Category: Research Spotlight

Scholar Plot: Measuring Faculty Academic Performance

University of Houston computer science professor Ioannis Pavlidis’ Computational Physiology Lab led the creation of a user-friendly, online interface to evaluate aspects of faculty research performance. The interface, named Scholar Plot, has garnered the...

Stress-free Training May Enhance Surgical Skill

University of Houston and Methodist Hospital researchers are reporting in Nature Scientific Reports that the best way to train surgeons is to remove the stress of residency programs and make surgery a hobby. Under...

College Students vs. Mathematics: Why the Difficulties?

Anytime along a student’s travels through school, difficulties in math can arise for a variety of reasons that might include math-specific and other cognitive problems, lack of motivation, socioeconomic barriers and educational factors. Now...