Other Research Initiatives

Baylor faculty share historic strengths in areas such as business, religion, education, family and consumer sciences, education and more. Learn more about Baylor research across a variety of disciplines that enriches understanding of the ways individuals and societies work, play, learn and worship.

May 5, 2021
Study Offers Earliest Evidence of Humans Changing Ecosystems with Fire
A Yale-led study, with contributions from a Baylor University paleoclimatologist, provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire ecosystems with flames.
Apr. 5, 2021
Illuminating a Giant
Doris Miller was "the first American hero of World War II," but as an African-American in the 1940s, his impact had to fight through layers of suppression. Now, a Baylor history professor's work is shining increased light on his contributions-not only at Pearl Harbor, but on the Civil Rights Movement that followed.
Feb. 1, 2021
Baylor Researcher Examines Impact of Management Without Morals
An organization that projects an ethical face but whose managers fail to respond to internal ethical situations can lead to a lack of employees’ moral courage, according to a study led by a Baylor University researcher.
Jan. 28, 2021
Baylor Continues Illuminate Progress, Research Growth in 2020
Amidst the challenges of presented in 2020, Baylor faculty "knocked it out of the park," exceeding significant research goals. A variety of research metrics and external honors, staff additions, new programs and more demonstrated substantial growth towards Baylor's Illuminate vision.
Jan. 27, 2021
Baylor Business Professor, Alumna Earn NSF Grant to Combat Human Trafficking
A $250,000 NSF grant will fund the formation of an interdisciplinary team, co-led by Baylor Information Systems Professor Stacie Petter, to analyze obstacles and propose solutions to empower law enforcement to more effectively combat human trafficking.
Jan. 21, 2021
Baylor University Partners with My Labs Direct in On-Site COVID-19 Testing Lab and Research Facility
Baylor and My Labs Direct partnership yields multi-million dollar lab. Located in the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative, the lab will serve as a campus and community resource and advance Baylor's R1 research growth.
Jan. 7, 2021
Baylor Researchers Earn Grant to Study Impact of Urban Pollution on Thunderstorm Activity
An $890,000 Department of Energy grant will fund extensive research throughout Houston metro area over a three-year period to examine the relationship between pollution and convective cell thunderstorms.
Dec. 10, 2020
Prehistoric "Sea Dragon" Identified as New Species
Baylor geosciences doctoral student co-authors PLOS One journal article identifying mysterious marine reptile found off English coast.