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Sep
20
2018
Baylor NSF CAREER Award-Winning Researchers Exemplify Diverse Range of Disciplines
Drs. Lorin Matthews, Bryan Shaw, Seung Kim, Caleb Martin and Howard Lee have received prestigious CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation for their work in a wide variety of fields.
Sep
18
2018
Discoverer of Breakthrough Genetic Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Young Patient to Meet for First Time at Baylor Lecture
The Baylor Department of Biology’s fall 2018 Davidson Lecture promises to be a very special and heartwarming event indeed, as a leading geneticist will, for the first time, be brought face-to-face with a young girl whose life his research has dramatically changed forever.
Sep
7
2018
New Leadership for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Achievement Program
The Baylor Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced the appointment of two veteran researchers, Dr. Nathan Elkins and Dr. Tamarah Adair, as director and assistant director of the university’s successful Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement—URSA—program.
Aug
27
2018
Viziv Technologies, LLC Partners with Baylor University to Develop Potentially Revolutionary Electrical Distribution Technology
Waxahachie, Texas-based Viziv Technologies, LLC, joins five other ventures conducting research in the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative.
Aug
21
2018
WACO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2018) – Religious people tend to be more charitable than their nonreligious counterparts, but they’ll think twice about opening their wallets if it prolongs their next big purchase, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.
Aug
20
2018
WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2018) — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo radiation treatment are less likely to recall the specifics of events they experienced after radiation than to remember pre-treatment happenings, according to a Baylor University study comparing them to children with healthy brains.
Aug
16
2018
Announcement on Access to IRBNet.org
IRBNet.org is now accessible though AirBear. If you have issues with connecting through AirBear, please notify the Office of Research Compliance at 254-710-3708.
Aug
3
2018
Baylor Business Information Systems Professor Garners Quick Trifecta of Honors
Dr. Dorothy Elliott Leidner is the Ferguson Professor of Information Systems in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business and director of the school’s PhD program in Information Systems.
Jul
25
2018
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2018) – A majority of young adults with severe mental illness – bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or major depression – consider religion and spirituality relevant to their mental health, according to a new study from Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.
Jul
24
2018
WACO, Texas (July 24, 2018) – Environmental scientists have identified 22 key research questions surrounding the risks associated with chemicals in the environment in Europe.
Jul
10
2018
Baylor-Organized Tour Aims to Turn Local 4th Graders’ Eyes Toward the Skies
All things aviation was the order of the day for 35 students from Live Oak Classical School who recently enjoyed a field trip to the Waco Regional Airport.
Jul
3
2018
IRB Regulation Changes Delayed Until Jan. 21, 2019
Federal agencies that regulate IRBs have delayed implementation of planned changes to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects until January 21, 2019.
Jun
15
2018
For Linda Livingstone, Baylor's future is tied to research
The movement to make Baylor a tier-one research university has found a new champion in President Livingstone.
Jun
12
2018
Baylor Alumnus Assumes Principal Trombonist Position in New York’s Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

This September, when the world's premier opera performers take the stage at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York's Lincoln Center, they'll have a Baylor Bear backing them up.

Jun
6
2018
New research findings from Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work could change the adoption landscape for birth mothers struggling with the life-altering decision to place their children.
Jun
1
2018
Select Baylor Faculty Promote Their Research at ‘Baylor Research on the Hill’ event in Washington DC
For the second successive year Baylor Vice Provost for Research Dr. Truell W. Hyde led a small group of select “Rising Star” researchers to Capitol Hill to promote just a small sample of the promising and vital research being done at Baylor.
May
25
2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) establishes protections for the privacy and security
of personal data (Personal Data) about individuals in the European Economic Area (EEA) (the European Union (EU) member states, plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland). It is important for Baylor University (BU) researchers conducting human subjects research to know what responsibilities they have regarding individuals in the EEA while collecting or handling their data.

May
4
2018
Using an innovative initiative, Latin American researchers from academia, government agencies and businesses leaders identified priority research questions for the region to tackle pressing environmental quality issues.
May
2
2018
Awards Reception Adds Final Touch to URSA Scholars Week 2018
WACO, Texas (April 26, 2018) – An April 19th awards lunch capped off the 10th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Achievement (URSA) Scholars Week. In the last decade, since 2008 when 101 students participated in “Scholars Day,” Scholars Week has shown continuous growth.
Apr
13
2018
Baylor Achieves National Ranking in Arts and Humanities Research Expenditures
The Chronicle of Higher Education has released its list of Colleges with the Greatest R&D Spending in the Humanities for FY 2016, and Baylor is ranked No. 20 among private institutions in research-and-development spending in the humanities.
Apr
12
2018
Baylor Researchers Measure How Molecules of Life Adjust Their Charge in Response to ‘Hopping’ Electrons
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2018) – Researchers at Baylor University have published a groundbreaking paper on electron transfer reactions that will be featured in an upcoming edition of the prestigious chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie.
Apr
12
2018
Global Baylor: A Plan to Foster Student Learning Through Deepened Global Engagement
In Spring 2018 we will begin flinging our green and gold afar to spread the word about our new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Global Baylor: Addressing Challenges to Human Flourishing, which will launch in August. Global Baylor will advance internationalization across campus in support of our mission “to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service.”
Apr
11
2018
From Baylor Magazine:
The work of Baylor faculty extends beyond the halls of academia; it is designed to help people and communities thrive. This is central to Baylor’s identity as a Christian research institution, promoting all aspects of the human being—intellectual, emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual. Baylor researchers are at the forefront of scientific discoveries that have the potential to profoundly change lives.
Apr
10
2018
Launching this August, the ten-year Quality Enhancement Plan will foster student learning by deepening global engagement, with an emphasis on global health for the first few years.
Apr
6
2018
Baylor Chemist Earns Coveted National Science Foundation CAREER Award
WACO, Texas (March 5, 2018) – Baylor assistant professor of chemistry and two-time Rising Star researcher Dr. Caleb D. Martin recently received notice of his selection to receive a 2018 Faculty Early Career Development Program grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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