Recent Sociological Focus study explores connection between tattoos, religiosity and deviance
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.
Jacobs will build on decades of scholarship to promote deep study of the relationship between faith and knowledge and ensure Baylor is a national leader in dialogue concerning the intersection of faith and learning in higher education.
Smartphone researchers Meredith E. David and James A. Roberts have investigated the correlation between the “flow states” – or happiness experienced by individuals – while using Instagram and TikTok and psychological well-being.
Baylor biological anthropologist Michael Muehlenbein, Ph.D., seeks to understand the medical, social and psychological factors involved in a long-term pandemic response.
In less than two months, Baylor’s research enterprise will take a significant step forward with the implementation of a new electronic research administration system. CARA will enhance Baylor’s capacity to support the University’s dramatic research growth.
Psychology and neuroscience researcher Annie Ginty earns award from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
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.
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.
Something as simple as a grass can fundamentally change the understanding of life in the prehistoric world, as demonstrated through a pair of studies funded by the National Science Foundation and published in the journal Science.
For one Baylor researcher, a disrupted Yellowstone vacation sparked research to serve communities cut off from their livelihood by natural disaster.
The waters in and along the Houston Ship Channel teem with evidence of human activity. Surrounded by oil refineries and leading to the Port of Houston, the channel is highly polluted and inhospitable to aquatic life. Yet, the Gulf killifish thrives in that environment. Cole Matson's groundbreaking research bridges environmental and data sciences to discover how one fish "pulled a rabbit out of a hat"
Baylor School of Education professor Tonya Davis serves families with autism by building resources for their teachers. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board supports her work which provides Texas teachers with intervention training for students with developmental disabilities.
More than 75 percent of counties in Texas qualify as behavioral health shortage areas. With the help of a $1.9 million HRSA grant, Baylor social work faculty are training a new generation to meet that need with excellence.
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas recruits top cancer researchers to the state of Texas, and some of the best have come to Baylor. John Wood and Daniel Romo are advancing possible cancer drug leads at Baylor thanks in part to CPRIT funding.
The Luther Sweet Endowed Chair in Disabilities will receive support through the Illuminate Chair Matching Program equivalent to a $3 million chair.
NIH funds a first-of-its-kind effort, led by Bryan Shaw, to provide tools eliminating barriers that exclude students with blindness from pursuing chemistry education and experiences. Students from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will participate in pilot portion of the project.
Kelly Johnston, assistant professor of literacy in the Baylor School of Education, researches the everyday ways people make meaning and communicate.
Highlighting a season of growth in Baylor’s research enterprise, the 2022 Baylor Research Year in Review is a collection of data and content which features the University’s research metrics, milestones, institutional investment in research and more.
Smartphones are a ubiquitous part of daily life, but there are some spaces where smartphone use may be uncertain or even unwelcome. Baylor smartphone researchers have developed a new model that is a powerful predictor of the intent to use smartphones during church services.
Talk to any Baylor faculty member, and you’ll soon discover a passion for discovery. Dig deeper, and you’ll find that their passion is built on compassion.
Baylor recruits leading supply chain scholar, researcher and author from Wheaton College and Lipscomb University to new role in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
World’s largest general scientific society honors Bryan Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies, for meritorious contribution to the advancement of science.
Jessica Akers, Ph.D., in Baylor University’s School of Education, has received a $893,409 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to develop an innovative treatment model for children with autism and their siblings.
From the very beginning, the dream of Baylor University as an internationally recognized, preeminent Christian research university was audacious. Learn more about Baylor's vision and path to research growth.
The NSA and Department of Homeland Security have designated Baylor as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD), addressing the critical shortage of professionals with cybersecurity skills and highlighting the importance of higher education in cyberspace defense.
Silicic volcanoes on the Moon, specifically the mysterious Gruithuisen Domes, are a lunar geologic mystery that still perplexes scientists more than half a century after they were discovered. A $260,000 NASA grant will enable Baylor's Planetary Research Group to study them further.
Following a nationwide search, Baylor announces the appointment of Daniel J. Pack, Ph.D., dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) and a 2005 Carnegie U.S. Professor of the Year, as dean of the Baylor School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Baylor's recognition as an R1 research institution is meaningful not only for the University, but for the Greater Waco community and Central Texas, bolstering a cutting-edge community through research, faculty growth, business development and more.
Synthesized in one step, this state-of-art Lewis superacid – that has applications in the production of most common plastics – is more efficient to produce, safer for the environment and could potentially save billions of dollars in manufacturing costs.
SCORE collaboration unites five universities with sports industry partners to introduce data science applications through sports and prepare the next generation of data science professionals.
Sara Perry, Ph.D., shares insights on work-life balance and remote work from latest research project in the Journal of Business and Psychology.
As a professor at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, Vickers will teach courses and conduct research in Wesleyan thought and practice and will enhance Truett’s newly formed and rapidly growing Wesley House of Studies.
Sarah Schnitker and Jo-Ann Tsang analyze the psychology of gratitude and how to practice it.
Many Baylor researchers focus their research on faith itself, leading significant projects that address faith’s impact on human flourishing, community health, individual character and more.
Baylor University is recognizing National Compliance & Ethics Week for the first time as an R1 institution in 2022, illuminating people and programs who play in important role in advancing these mission-aligned areas of focus at Baylor.
Baylor University's R1 recognition is more than an accolade. Discover what it means to Baylor students in research opportunities, facilities, faculty connections and more.
On National Ethics & Compliance Week, Deborah Holland shares how research compliance efforts advance faculty research and protect everyone involved. Holland serves as Assistant Vice Provost for Research in Research Compliance.
Baylor’s Office of the Vice Provost for Research, students from the School of Engineering and Computer Science deliver projects to five local schools to bring research impacts to the community, with projects available for download beyond Waco.
The Baylor Ethics Initiative is a community of scholars across campus who engage in purposeful conversation to consider trans-disciplinary ethical issues, and to elevate the role of ethics in their research and teaching.
A note from Vice Provost for Research Kevin Chambliss celebrating Baylor’s missional focus on ethics and integrity.
Ashley Barrett, Ph.D., earns $440,381 grant, the first non-STEM award presented to a Baylor faculty member by the National Science Foundation.
Interdisciplinary team led by Baylor religion professor/bioethicist Devan Stahl, Ph.D., and psychologist Sarah Schnitker, Ph.D., will equip theologians to incorporate psychological sciences into their work tackling complex problems of human flourishing.
Baylor business researcher Ashley Otto explores how exposure to multiple brands makes consumer choices easier.
Pablo Rivas, Ph.D., and Tomas Cerny, Ph.D., from Baylor’s Computer Science Department are part of a more than $300,000 grant addressing human trafficking, stolen auto part sales and more.
Baylor cancer researchers know they are playing a very long game in the fight against disease--so they focus on mentoring students to whom they will pass the baton.
The Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation within the Hankamer School of Business has been recognized as No. 4 in the world for research productivity by the TCU Global University Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings.
Baylor University continues to seek faculty whose research, teaching and faith commitment demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and impact. Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., shares the pathway to recruiting faculty and pursuing preeminence as a Christian research university in this Q&A.
Here, Dr. Hoby Wedler visuales data using his sense of touch. Hoby was born blind and earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California Irvine. He is examining digital graphics that have been converted into tactile graphics called lithophanes.
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.