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Dec
14
2017
Baylor researcher contributes to important discovery about how carbon moves through soil after a fire
A study by Baylor geoscientist Dr. William Hockaday and colleagues at Rice University reveals information that can help researchers and land managers make better use of charcoal soil amendments.
Dec
12
2017
Baylor’s Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) has moved its online submission system from IRBNet to BioRAFT. The biological survey in BioRAFT integrates with the IBC review for new registrations, renewals, and amendments, so there is no longer a need to fill out Word document forms previously used in IRBNet. Submissions through IRBNet will no longer be accepted. For more information, go to the “Research Safety” webpage on the Office of the Vice Provost for Research website.
Dec
11
2017
Baylor Music Professor Receives 2018 Grammy Nomination for Chorale Album of Holocaust Victim’s Sacred Compositions
Baylor Associate Professor of Choral Music Brian Schmidt and the professional choir he founded are giving voice to the music of a long-unknown Holocaust victim, and receiving critical acclaim — and Grammy nominations — for their efforts.
Dec
1
2017
White male gun owners who are under economic stress feel more emotionally attached to their guns, Baylor sociology study finds
A new paper published by a team of Baylor sociologists analyzes the factors that impact how different groups of American gun owners feel about their weapons.
Nov
28
2017
2017-2018 Rising Stars Fellows Announced
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 class of the Rising Stars Fellowship program. Selected from nominations provided by their Deans, Rising Stars represent a wide range of disciplines, including the sciences, the arts and humanities and the professional schools.
Nov
6
2017
Baylor Author & Professor of History Wins 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award
Andrea L. Turpin, Ph.D., associate professor of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award for her book A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education.
Nov
6
2017
Baylor chemists are first to synthesize tetrapetalones
A team of Baylor chemists has used an outside-the-box approach to solve a problem that has vexed researchers for over a decade.
Oct
16
2017
Baylor Professor of History Wins 2017 Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Book Prize
Joseph Stubenrauch, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Baylor University, has won an American Society of Church History book prize for his book The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain
Oct
13
2017
Baylor University and Office of the Vice Provost for Research Observe World Space Week
Baylor University's observance of World Space Week, October 4-10, supported by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, featured six Baylor faculty members representing the sciences, arts and humanities who offered their reflections on the importance of space both as an important field of research and scholarship and as a profound influence on modern culture.
Sep
27
2017
The Medium and the Message
Dr. Coretta Pittman, professor of English in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, studies the rhetoric of protest in popular music from the past and present.
Sep
26
2017
Baylor physicist receives DARPA Young Faculty Award
Dr. Howard Lee received the 2017 DARPA Young Faculty Award at a ceremony this month in Washington.
Sep
25
2017
A meme is born: Baylor professor studies the creation and re-creation of images as online commentary
While studying pictures and the way people react to them is not new, recent advances in communication technology have changed the ways in which audience members can repurpose images.
May
18
2017
OVPR Proposal Development Award self-nominations due May 26
Selected applicants will receive one-on-one proposal development support from an outside consultant, culminating in a submission-ready proposal.
Full-time, tenure track Baylor faculty who have attended an OVPR proposal development workshop are invited to self-nominate.
May
9
2017

May 8, 2017 by Baylor OVPR

The Office of Research Compliance continuously works to provide efficient processes for our researchers while ensuring regulatory requirements for research are met. Therefore, we are implementing changes to the de novo review process for research under the purview of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
Apr
5
2017
Three years in, the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) is doing what it was meant to do
The cornerstone facility of the developing Central Texas Technology and Research Park, previously described only in terms of future possibilities, is now a functioning reality.
Feb
14
2017
IRB submission deadlines (for full committee review) and a listing of IRB meeting dates.
Oct
5
2016
Tri-institutional study of remote Amazonian tribe yields surprising insights into origins of cultural preferences for music.
Dr. Alan Schultz, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Global Health contributed as a co-researcher to a recent study of perceptions of music among an isolated Amazonian tribe.
Mar
24
2016
Baylor chemistry professor testifies before Congress on smartphone application that can detect eye cancer in children.
Baylor chemistry professor Dr. Bryan F. Shaw presented testimony to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the 114th Congress
Feb
11
2016
Baylor Autism Resource Clinic a regional hub of services for families affected by autism.
Established in 2008 by associate professor of educational psychology, Dr. Julie Ivey-Hatz, the BARC provides a variety of services and programs to autism-affected families as part of the university's community outreach.
Jun
4
2014
Look in on Baylor biochemist Bryan Shaw and one of the first things you'll notice on his office shelf are several objects that resemble the ball of ice atop a snow cone, only with some of it melted away. They are 3D models of proteins that, on brief examination, display a simple form that belies the unimaginably complex structure folded up within — a complexity that even the most powerful supercomputers have yet to fully fathom.
May
8
2014
In her upcoming book, Tracing Southern Storytelling in Black and White, Baylor associate professor of English, Dr. Sarah Ford, digs deep into the rich literary mother lode of such diverse southern writers as Mark Twain and Alice Walker
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