Zhenrong Zhang’s nanoscale microscope development addresses multidisciplinary challenges.
Baylor celebrates substantial research growth and all who make it possible on National Research Administrator Day, and launches a new brand campaign highlighting research marked by compassion, curiosity and courage.
A $1.5 million gift from Jim and Tammy Snee establishes an endowed faculty chair position to lead research efforts addressing food security through the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP).
Chris Kearney is developing a prophylactic approach to address the military's No. 1 infectious disease challenge, utilizing peptides to prevent traveler's diarrhea.
Results from Baylor Religion Survey Wave 6 data show patterns of negative emotional responses to COVID-19 pandemic.
The Vance Masteller Chair within Communication Sciences and Disorders will help to attract and retain a leading scholar researcher who will serve as a leader for the department’s new Autism Clinic.
With her latest research, Allison Alford continues to draw attention to what she describes as the underappreciated role of the daughter in American society.
At the intersection of toxicology and materials science, Christie Sayes is working to promote health as advanced materials presented uncharted opportunities on airplanes, automobiles and more.
Bryan Brooks is a partner of the Global Estuaries Monitoring (GEM) Programme to study environmental pollutants in the estuaries of major cities across the globe.
George Cobb, professor and chair of environmental science, has been appointed to serve as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals.
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.
Resuscitative drug to aid individuals injured far from care, patented by Baylor environmental science professor Erica Bruce.
Esteemed researcher, inventor, is the University’s first endowed chair hire through the Baylor Academic Challenge; will join Baylor from Oregon State University in 2022.
Learn more about how Baylor professors and inventors are expanding the color palette available to creatives on digital cameras, stretching beyond traditional RGB broadcast color.
Significant strides made over the past four years across numerous metrics have the University projected to achieve its R1 goals by 2024.
Baylor researcher Ryan McManamay considers ecosystem footprint of climate mitigation energy pathways in study published in Biological Conservation.
Cheolho Sim, associate professor of biology, has dedicated his research towards suppressing mosquito populations and slowing the spread of disease. He recently earned an NSF grant to untangle the genetic roots of diapause.
New study that includes contributions by Baylor planetary geophysicist Peter James, identifies previously unrecognized pattern of tectonic deformation on Venus.
The Science Research Fellows (SRF) major in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences provides a quick start for students who have their sights focused on scientific research.
When an organization supports its employees who choose to adopt children, the employees, their families, the adopted children and the organization itself experience positive benefits and outcomes, according to new research from Baylor University.
Baylor sleep researcher Michael Scullin finds “earworms” continue during sleep, can cause restless nights in study in Psychological Science.
Patterns in American religious attitudes, behaviors and beliefs just after the 2020 presidential election and during the coronavirus pandemic are the latest focus of the Baylor Religion Survey, the most comprehensive national survey studying religion in America.
Jameson Graber’s award, the first NSF CAREER award earned by a Baylor math faculty member, applies game theory and partial differential equations to high level societal questions.
SMPTE, NASA among organizations at introduction of compatible system that transcends traditional color range, enables digital screens to display “colors within the colors” naturally seen by the human eye.
Baylor researchers, led by Bryan Shaw, found oral tactile visualization of complex 3D structures to be as accurate as eyesight in Science Advances - published study.
WACO, Texas (May 28, 2021) – About 36 million people have blindness including 1 million children. Additionally, 216 million people experience moderate to severe visual impairment. However, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education maintains a reliance on three-dimensional imagery for education. Most of this imagery is inaccessible to students with blindness. A breakthrough study by Bryan Shaw, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Baylor University, aims to make science more accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired through small, candy-like models.
Danielle Parrish in Baylor's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work has been awarded a $3.1 million NIH grant to study the efficacy of risk reduction intervention efforts for young women age 14-17 in the juvenile justice system.
David Jack, Baylor professor of mechanical engineering, is working to arm the aerospace industry with resources to make it smarter and safer through non-destructive testing technology.
The research of Karol Hardin will help Spanish-speaking patients overcome obstacles to healthcare through a focus on effective communication and equity.
A Yale-led study, with contributions from a Baylor University paleoclimatologist, provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire ecosystems with flames.
This year, Baylor launched a strategic partnership with My Labs Direct (MLD), a CLIA-certified, COLA-accredited diagnostic lab, in opening an on-site COVID-19 testing lab and research facility in the University's Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative.
Movies, books, sermons, political speeches and other media Americans consume have played a pivotal role in shaping racial attitudes and opinions. English professor Greg Garrett has earned a $488,000 grant by the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation to study those dynamics.
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research as the University invests in R1 research output and infrastructure.
Ryan A. McManamay, assistant professor of environmental science, is among the recipients of the Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America, given to the authors of a scholarly work that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability.
Doris Miller was "the first American hero of World War II," but as an African-American in the 1940s, his impact had to fight through layers of suppression. Now, a Baylor history professor's work is shining increased light on his contributions-not only at Pearl Harbor, but on the Civil Rights Movement that followed.
The awards, presented to educational psychology faculty Tonya Davis and Stephanie Gerow, provide over $800,000 in funding to provide Texas parents and teachers with behavioral intervention training.
Baylor marketing professors found that fear plus information receptivity equals preventive behaviors to protect self and others during COVID-19 pandemic.
A new Baylor laboratory will house high-level research in cancer, kidney disease, heart disease, diet and more, backed by a family who found a meaningful way to honor the memory of their son.
National work-family policies that give lower-income families more time together while allowing them paid time off are more effective for children’s psychological health than cash transfers, according to a study of developed nations led by Baylor University.
A research team that includes a Baylor University scholar on race and religion will lead a national effort to help congregations confront structures of racism in their communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discover how Baylor faculty, students and alumni apply statistical knowledge to the fight against COVID-19.
Findings among children in Amazonian Ecuador offer insight into the relative importance of diet versus energy expenditure for rise in obesity.
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.