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.
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.
Researchers found that smartphone users seeking meaning and purpose through their devices and social media could experience the opposite.
Baylor cancer researchers bring a special blend of dedication, ingenuity and compassion in a very long game, getting to the heart of research through a human-centered approach rooted in Baylor's mission.
From the largest global study of its kind to personal interaction in churches, schools and laboratories, Baylor’s focus on human flourishing is demonstrating that at the intersection of STEM, social sciences and compassion, real change can take place.
Baylor environmental health experts reach out to the people and places where finding answers can reshape our world, collaborating across disciplines to promote clear water, clean air and resilient communities.
Across campus, faculty in areas ranging from computer science to education to statistics utilize data science methods and collaborate with others to solve problems—and to do so within an ethical framework that makes the world better.
As they create new materials, build new products or devise ways to measure technology's impact on others, Baylor faculty are motivated by compassion-innovation grounded in the heart of Baylor research.
Baylor University is celebrating National Research Administrator Day by recognizing the team effort that supports researchers across campus and helped Baylor attain Research 1 designation – three years earlier than expected – among the nation’s top R1 universities.
The last 12 months have brought much to celebrate concerning Baylor research. These achievements are not a finish line, but rather a benchmark, as we steward this unique moment and pursue preeminence as a Christian research university.
Wright brings highly funded interdisciplinary research laboratory at the interface of the microbiome, health and environment to Baylor.
Ben Ryan has partnered with the DoD, U.N., and W.H.O., and his Public Health System Resilience Scorecard is modifiable to maximize mission readiness for medical deployments.
Top university patent holders ranked in annual report from the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.
Linda Olafsen's interdisciplinary research utilizes ultrasound technology and malleable wires to provide medics with improved tools to locate internal injuries.
Julia Chan, Ph.D., returned to her alma mater after more than two decades at LSU and UT-Dallas and will provide leadership in Baylor’s burgeoning materials science efforts as The Tim and Sharalynn Fenn Family Endowed Chair in Materials Science.
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.
Julia Chan, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and biochemistry and materials science, and MagLab Research Faculty Ryan Baumbach, Ph.D., connect physics, chemistry and materials science to illustrate new methods to yield materials with quantum properties.
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.
"Collaboration between diverse groups with different perspectives promotes scientific discovery. To enhance these partnerships and facilitate communication, innovative advances in universal design are essential," says Science Advances in an article featuring Shaw's research.
Baylor's Lab to Market Collaborative is a proven and repeatable commercialization process designed to translate research into real-world products that solve industry problems.
Ryan Sharp earns one of 28 national fellowships from the Institute for Citizens & Scholars, supporting scholarship in African American poetry and enabling the creation of new academic studies.
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.
Baylor's R1 research efforts are enlivened by humanities faculty across campus. Discover research from art, english, theatre, religion and more.
J. Brian Jordon, Ph.D., comes to Baylor from the University of Alabama, bringing highly regarded research lab and leadership to advance the University’s materials science efforts.
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.
Tim and Sharalynn Fenn's generous gift establishes an endowed faculty chair position to attract, retain and support a visionary leader focused on the growth and development of Materials Science and its associated fields.