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.

Sep. 27, 2022
What Did You Learn, and How Did You Learn New Information Systems?
Yulia Sullivan of Baylor's Hankamer School of Business examines the role “executive functions” play in how we navigate new information systems in MIS Quarterly.
Sep. 26, 2022
Smartphones Promise Meaning, Deliver Only More Searching, Study Shows
Researchers found that smartphone users seeking meaning and purpose through their devices and social media could experience the opposite.
Sep. 21, 2022
Houston Metro Area Serves as Lab to Study Impact of Urban Pollution on Thunderstorm Activity
Baylor researchers Rebecca Sheesley and Sascha Usenko serve as co-investigators on $890,000 Department of Energy grant gathering data around the Houston metro area to understand the relationship between pollution and specific weather events.
Sep. 20, 2022
Texas Roots, Global Vision for a World Without Hunger
The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty advances research and projects with a goal of ending hunger. Discover how partnerships with the USDA and more have scaled their efforts in Texas to feed five million children in 38 states while growing systemic approaches to counter the factors that lead to food insecurity.
Aug. 24, 2022
Team of Baylor Researchers and Collaborators Provides Novel Baseline Data on Leopard Seals
Baylor researchers seek answers to how leopard seals, Antarctica's little-understood apex predators, survive in the extreme polar environment in first-of-its-kind study.
Aug. 18, 2022
Baylor Study Combines Lithophane, 3D Printing to Make Scientific Data Accessible to Individuals of All Eyesight Levels
Scientists use old-fashioned art form and 3D printing to make major advance in eliminating exclusion of individuals with blindness or low vision from chemistry and other life sciences, published in Science Advances.
Aug. 2, 2022
Collapse of Ancient Maya City May Be Linked to Drought in 13th, 14th Centuries
Transdisciplinary study in Nature Communications, featuring Baylor anthropology researcher Julie Hoggarth, suggests that prolonged drought between 1400-1450 escalated existing societal tensions and eventually led to Mayapan’s collapse and abandonment.
Jul. 27, 2022
Protecting the Grid, Enhancing Power
Mack Grady's research probes innovative approaches to protect power grids from attack, connect communities to generate power more quickly when one loses power and to enhance renewable energy sources in Texas.