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Mar
4
2021
Baylor Researcher Earns $493,000 Department of Education Grant
A coveted grant from the U.S. Department of Education, awarded to Stephanie Gerow, assistant professor of educational psychology, will fund research to provide early childhood professionals with behavioral intervention training for children with developmental disabilities.
Feb
16
2021
Evolutionary History and Health in Bioinformatics
Tools of innovation, science and technology look to the future. To fully understand current and future health challenges, however, Mary Lauren Benton, Ph.D., assistant professor of bioinformatics, says history cannot be ignored.
Feb
5
2021
Both organizations commit to efforts through research, service to address issues of systemic poverty, combining research expertise of health and human sciences faculty with community connections and resources in Rwanda.
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
19
2021
Answering the Unknown
Discover how Baylor faculty, students and alumni apply statistical knowledge to the fight against COVID-19.
Jan
19
2021
Changing Diets May Best Explain Global Childhood Obesity Crisis
Findings among children in Amazonian Ecuador offer insight into the relative importance of diet versus energy expenditure for rise in obesity.
Jan
15
2021
Fighting Stress in Mind and Body
Baylor researcher Annie Ginty, Ph.D., an APA Rising Star and NIH career development award recipient, builds understanding of stress, the brain and the heart.
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
Baylor geosciences doctoral student co-authors PLOS One journal article identifying mysterious marine reptile found off English coast.
Dec
8
2020
Effective Communication Strategies for Hospital Safety During COVID-19.
Brief “huddles” — rather than a barrage of emails and texts about safety and risk — may be the fastest and simplest way for hospital workers to avoid communication overload as they deal with the flood of COVID-19 cases, a Baylor University researcher says.
Nov
19
2020
Interdisciplinary Research to Improve Body Composition
As people age, they lose lean muscle mass without appropriate interventions. That decline has a variety of health implications. LesLee Funderburk in Baylor Human Sciences and Design researches methods to counter that loss and improve health throughout the aging process.
Nov
16
2020
Study Examines Cynical Hostility and Pathways to Cardiovascular Disease
Cynical hostility is a potential pathway to cardiovascular disease by preventing a healthy response to stress over time, according to a study led by Baylor University in the journal Psychophysiology.
Nov
12
2020
Racially Diverse Congregations in the U.S. Have Nearly Tripled, Baylor Study Finds
Racially diverse congregations have increased substantially in the United States over the past 20 years, and the percentage of all-white congregations has declined, according to a study by Baylor University sociologists.
Nov
10
2020
Shrinking the Circle: Reducing Impact on an E3 Attack
Electrical and computer engineering professor Mack Grady contributes to U.S. national defense efforts through electric power systems research.
Nov
6
2020
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about Baylor's plans to grow the University's research enterprise and pursue R1/Tier research status.
Nov
6
2020
Applied Mathematics, From Engines to Outer Space
From combustion engines to black holes, Tim Sheng's applied math research demonstrates how mathematics provide interdisciplinary heft to tackle meaningful challenges in the physical world.
Nov
4
2020
Construction Engineering at the Molecular Level
Daniel Romo pursues drug leads to fight cancer through the synthesis of organic molecules.
Nov
4
2020
Driving Breakthroughs in Renewable Energy
Annette von Jouanne advances sustainable transportation methods inside her Baylor laboratory.
Nov
4
2020
Leigh Greathouse Career Award: Linking Diet and Cancer Treatment
Leigh Greathouse, Ph.D., human sciences and design faculty and cancer survivor, receives $480,000 Department of Defense Career Development Award to study link between diet and colon cancer treatment.
Nov
3
2020
Algorithmic Academics
A journey into the world of data sciences at Baylor University, from disciplines like statistical science, computer science, public health, information systems, Biblical studies and more.
Oct
30
2020
$2 Million Gift from DeBakey Medical Foundation Establishes New Chair Position
Houston-based Foundation creates Chair in Medical Humanities; Lauren Barron announced as chairholder.
Oct
27
2020
Baylor University and Compassion International Announce Research Partnership
Both organizations commit to research partnership to address issues that keep many in poverty.
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