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A UArizona undergraduate looked at cities as living things to investigate how human energy use changes with rising temperatures. Her research could help save lives from heat waves.
A new study suggests that too much – or too little – office noise has a negative effect on employee well-being. The sweet spot? About 50 decibels, comparable to moderate rain or birdsong.
From exploring the deepest corners of the universe to reimagining urban heat resilience, University of Arizona expertise in several disciplines generated international headlines in 2022.
The $3.5 million grant from the Department of Energy is part of a larger project that will bring together researchers from Arizona's three universities to study climate in the state's Sun Corridor.
As heat waves blaze across the U.S., UArizona researcher Ladd Keith says city planners should take the lead in managing and mitigating extreme heat. Keith recently co-authored a report, published by the American Planning Association, that gives planners a set of principles and guidelines to address extreme heat in their communities.
World's fairs introduced us to Heinz ketchup, the Ferris wheel and countless other innovations. Lisa Schrenk is a UArizona scholar who studies world's fairs and their cultural impacts.
UArizona is celebrating Women's History Month by highlighting some of the many women on campus working on climate change-related issues in hopes of creating a better future.
The pandemic has forced employers to think about how office spaces can reduce employee stress and enhance well-being, say two UArizona researchers who study how physical spaces affect health.
Ladd Keith, an expert on urban planning and climate change, offers tips for keeping homes cool during a heat wave, and discusses how and why cities across the country are doing more to become heat resilient.