Virtual reality brings cervical cancer surgery training to physicians

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Virtual reality brings cervical cancer surgery training to physicians

Too often, women in developing countries die of cervical cancer because there aren’t enough surgeons trained to perform a lifesaving surgery. But a low-cost surgery simulation developed by a team of SMU, UNC School of Medicine and King’s College London researchers has the potential to change that. Using widely available technology and Oculus [...]

2019-06-27T10:22:37-05:00 April 9, 2019|Categories: Health & Medicine, Researcher news, Subfeature, Videos|

SMU Research with Impact

  SMU’s faculty and students join forces as co-creators of knowledge that spans the arts, sciences, engineering, business and the humanities. Students become hands-on contributors to significant discoveries. In collaboration with industry, nonprofit organizations and other institutions, our researchers forge paths to results that can be applied ethically on a local, national and [...]

2019-04-11T09:02:30-05:00 March 11, 2019|Categories: Learning & Education, Researcher news, Student researchers, Subfeature, Technology, Videos|

SMU physicist and her students join national laboratories, other universities in high-stakes hunt for elusive dark matter

SMU physicist Jodi Cooley is a member of the international scientific team that will use a powerful new tool to understand one of the biggest mysteries of modern physics.

SMU students share their research at SMU Research Day 2018

SMU Research Day 2018 featured posters and abstracts from 160 student entrants who have participated this academic year in faculty-led research, pursued student-led projects, or collaborated on team projects with graduate students and faculty scientists.

Female students exposed briefly to charismatic career women are inspired to pursue male-dominated field

Easy, inexpensive experiment briefly sent inspiring female role models into intro to econ classes and sharply increased college female interest in the male-dominated, well-paying field of economics.

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