Understanding how social connectiveness mitigates the effects of historical and childhood trauma.
Baylor positive psychology researchers offer methods to increase gratitude and empathy.
Baylor research faculty engage students at area elementary, middle and high schools through hands-on projects to illuminate interest in STEM education
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.
Brian Kim of Baylor Finance surveys how government regulation influences a corporation’s handling of their cash holdings.
Virtues researcher and psychology professor Sarah Schnitker, Ph.D., founds Baylor Research in Growth and Human Thriving Science (BRIGHTS) Center
Researcher Debra Harris provides research support to projects focused on improving the lives and safety for all ages.
Space junk may soon have a new lease on life, thanks to researchers from Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) and other entities, through $3 million NSF grant.
Baylor University researcher Joon Park, PhD, strives to redefine exercise at the cellular and tissue levels. He is looking under the skin to understand how it benefits our mitochondria and improves our health.
Baylor partners with the City of Waco to pilot a near-zero emission, multi-fuel combustor that transforms local waste with minimal processing into ultra-clean energy.
It’s a stark statistic: for 70 percent of the planet, water security is a concern. Baylor’s environmental scientists, biologists, statisticians and computer scientists are compelled to meet this basic need, joining forces through innovative projects to ensure access to clean water globally.
Baylor chemists form the tip of the spear in cancer research, probing natural products and molecules whose anticancer agents can be strengthened in tandem with others. Their research has driven drug leads and new approaches to advance their discipline.
Baylor researchers are distinctly called to promote human flourishing, motivated by compassion and a conviction that every life deserves dignity. Their research addresses acute challenges and builds foundations and tools that enable individuals and societies to flourish.
In education, psychology and communication science, there’s a synergy among Baylor researchers whose work addresses developmental disorders. Motivated by a belief that everyone’s contribution is indispensable, their work creates paths for treatment and inclusion.
“Collaboration for a Higher Purpose” highlights the Baylor’s distinct Christian mission and the culture of collaboration across the University that continues to elevate Baylor’s research output and impact
Concussions have become an epidemic in the United States. Jungjun Park of Baylor Communication Sciences and Disorders is collaborating to develop a detecting tool that is intuitive to use and provides on-site test results.
Top university patent holders ranked in annual report from the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association
The American Chemical Society honors John L. Wood, Ph.D., for outstanding achievement in the analysis, structure elucidation and chemical synthesis of natural products.
Central Texas Cyber Range, a $3.5 million partnership between Baylor University and McLennan Community College, is designed to address current and future cybersecurity needs
George Cobb, Ph.D., leads committee that provides independent scientific advice and recommendations to the EPA for chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
Michael A. Trakselis, Ph.D., professor and director of graduate affairs for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry had to overcome 2 barriers to conduct his groundbreaking research on DNA enzyme.
Reliable treatment for hot flashes needed for menopausal women and breast cancer survivors, say Baylor University researchers.
Baylor researcher Sara Perry, Ph.D., examines dynamics of workplace safety enforcement in Journal of Management study.
Largest funded research project in Baylor history at $43.4 million over five years to share first wave of data collected from more than 200,000 individuals in over 20 countries.
Joining Baylor from Duke University, Benjamin Rose, Ph.D., will serve as co-principal investigator on a project infrastructure team preparing space telescope for use by 2027.
Daniel Romo, Ph.D., provides synthetic chemistry expertise on international team’s $1 million NIH grant to develop treatment for hypoxic-ischemic brain injury
Leading interdisciplinary materials science researcher joins Baylor from the Colorado School of Mines, with a focus on innovative research and teaching in the area of materials science.
Renowned scholar and composer will provide leadership and scholarship in the study and preservation of Black gospel music through Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Preservation Program.
Department of Education grant builds on longstanding partnership between Baylor University, Waco ISD and Transformation Waco schools to prepare future school mental health professionals and enhance mental health services.
Texas A&M history professor, assistant provost for Hispanic Serving Institution initiatives will provide additional leadership for Baylor in Latin America initiative.
Baylor research team breaks new ground and establishes baseline data on cortisol levels in leopard seals, mysterious apex predators in Antarctica.
Evidence suggests maternal incarceration is a risk factor for adolescents’ depression and withdrawal, as well as substance abuse and delinquency. Baylor study advances understanding in how it affects sleep patterns, dietary behaviors and physical activity.
Baylor OVPR welcomes 13 new team members with over a century of experience to bolster faculty support and enhance University's research infrastructure.
Endowed chairs attract top researchers and scholars to Baylor. Many of these positions are made possible by the generosity of the Baylor Family through the Give Light Campaign.
In a database compiled by Stanford University, 35 current or retired Baylor faculty members appear among the top 2% of the most-cited researchers across 22 disciplines.
Baylor University researcher Alison Prahl is exploring how the use of functional text (emails, text messages, etc.) can optimize literacy outcomes for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
What happens when undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs collaborate in a lab under the guidance of top-notch Baylor faculty? There's a type of learning that can't take place any way else.
Findings from the first-ever challenge of elemental analysis validity sparks conversations among journal editors, chemists.
When Baylor students return to campus for the start of the fall semester, many will back experiences gleaned from real-world research opportunities over the summer. Meet three students with experiences at NASA, addressing challenges in their home community and working on a Baylor research project.
The research team’s findings, “Chronotype in college science students is associated with behavioral choices and can fluctuate across a semester,” were recently published in the journal Chronobiology International.
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.
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.
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.