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.

Oct. 7, 2020
New Soil Analysis Method Shines Light on Climate
Geoscience lab at Baylor studies dozens of soil samples from across North America to understand soil formation patterns, providing insights into soil carbon's future impact on climate.
Sep. 25, 2020
Reading the Clues in Minerals and Gemstones
Kenny Befus explores a novel approach to the study of geological forces.
Sep. 9, 2020
People Who Experienced Parental Divorce as Children Have Lower ‘Love Hormone’ Levels
Study is ‘first step’ to understanding how oxytocin during stressful events in young people may be linked to their future, Baylor University researcher says.
Sep. 7, 2020
Baylor Libraries Receive $300,000 NEH Grant for Browning Research
Baylor University Libraries has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the research of two Browning scholars. The funds will enable editing and publishing of letters written by and to Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Aug. 24, 2020
Simulating Hippotherapy for Children with Autism
An interdisciplinary team at Baylor received a grant to evaluate a device that simulates the motion of riding a horse as an effective treatment for children with autism.
Aug. 17, 2020
People Who Feel Their Lives Are Threatened Are More Likely to Experience Miracles
People who experience threats to their existence — such as economic and political instability — are more likely to attribute changes to the supernatural, according to a Baylor University study.
Aug. 5, 2020
Texas Cave Sediment Upends Meteorite Explanation for Global Cooling
Researchers say cooling 13,000 years ago is coincident with major volcanic eruption.
Jul. 29, 2020
Mark Twain Journal Relocates to Baylor
Legacy Scholar and one of America's foremost Twain scholars, Joe B. Fulton, moves offices of nationally acclaimed publication to Baylor.