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Supporting GW's Compliance with Section 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act

December 20, 2021

In April 2021, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research circulated a message regarding the George Washington University’s (GW) compliance with Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the 2019 National Defense A

$1 Million Gift to SMHS Research Seeks to Accelerate Deployment of Faster, More Accurate COVID-19 Test

December 13, 2021

GW parents Ulvi and Reykhan Kasimov hope philanthropic support will help stem the tide of the pandemic.

NASA Pact Skyrockets Astrophysics Impact

December 07, 2021

An agreement with NASA will propel faculty and students from the GW Astrophysics Group to new heights in space exploration science.


From GW Magazine: Land of Ice and Fire

December 01, 2021

More than 4 million people live in the Arctic, where climate change is progressing faster than on the rest of the planet.

Innovative GW Students Put Heads Together to Solve Real-Life Challenge in Hackathon Competition

November 30, 2021

At the Innovate the Future of Travel Tech: From House to Gate Hackathon in November, George Washington University students had one week to come up with such a concept.

GW Research Team Awarded Funding to Study Impact of Stress, Adversity on Latino/a Adolescents

November 15, 2021

An interdisciplinary team of George Washington University researchers was awarded a more than $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the impact of immigrant- and p

Diverse Perspectives Critical to Meeting Tomorrow’s Engineering Challenge

November 03, 2021

Today’s students will find themselves one day working in jobs that have yet to be thought up, using technologies that ha

GW Researchers Identify Molecule That Blocks Immune Cells from Killing Breast Tumors

November 03, 2021

George Washington University researchers have identified a key molecule in certain kinds of breast cancers that prevent immune cells from entering tumors and killing the cancer cells inside—a findi

Study: Women and Pregnant People Are Underrepresented in Research to Inform Nutrition Reference Values

October 28, 2021

Women and pregnant people are underrepresented in the studies used to draw up the nutritional guidance provided to Ameri

Potentially Harmful Industrial Chemicals Detected in U.S. Fast Foods

October 27, 2021

Chicken nuggets, burritos and other popular items consumers buy from fast food outlets in the United States contain chem

GW Awarded NIH Funding to Build Trauma, Injury Research Capacity Abroad

October 18, 2021

A cross-disciplinary team of George Washington University researchers have received more than $1.65 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help d

GFLEC Celebrates 10 Years of Turning Research to Action

October 13, 2021

The George Washington University’s Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) has evolved from visionary ideas into a worldwide authority in its field in just a decade’s time.

GW Research Professor Co-Leads National Initiative Advocating for Incremental Postsecondary Credentialing

October 11, 2021

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has awarded a $3 million “Transformative Research in the Education Sciences” program grant to “Credential As You Go” (CAY

New Designation Highlights Vital Role of Postdoctoral Researchers

September 22, 2021

Postdocs will be reclassified into a new trainee category on Jan. 1 in response to feedback from GW’s research community.


NSF Grant Supports Future Designers of ‘Trustworthy’ Artificial Intelligence

September 22, 2021

SEAS received $3 million through the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program to transform the future of work, develop a new model for graduate education and to fund cross-cutting

Q & A: SMHS Researcher Anne Chiaramello

September 17, 2021

With a $1.13 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Anne Chiaramello, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and founding director of the Mito-EpiGen Program at the Ge

Study Links Housing, Heart Health

September 13, 2021

Inclusionary zoning policies that increase the supply of affordable housing may be good for the heart, according to a first-of-a-kind study by researchers at the 

Q & A: IDDP Fellow Rachel Moran

August 20, 2021

IDDP's research fellowships support projects by Ph.D. or other terminal degree holders at any stage of their career.

Q & A: SMHS Researcher Brandon Kohrt

August 10, 2021

Brandon Kohrt, the Charles and Sonia Akman Professor of Global Psychiatry and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Scien

GW Researchers Selected to Study the Impact of Mobile Health Services on Intravenous Drug Users

August 05, 2021

A team of researchers from the George Washington University (GW) has been selected as one of five groups that will participate in the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) INTEGRA study (HTPN 094),

COVID-19 Shutdowns Reveal Racial Disparities in Exposure to Air Pollution

July 28, 2021

A new study of COVID-19 shutdowns in the United States reveals pronounced disparities in air pollution—with disenfranchi

New Partnership Aims to Improve Housing Stability, Prevent Homelessness and Advance Health Equity

July 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic underscores what research has long documented—that unjust housing policies and housing instability

Study: Wireless, Battery-Free Pacemaker Harmlessly Dissolves in Body

July 21, 2021

Researchers at George Washington University and Northwestern University have developed the first-ever transient pacemake

Anti-Gay Statements Trigger Elevated Stress Response in Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Study Participants

June 24, 2021

Previous research has suggested that the stress of discrimination may play a role in the development of health problems

Pride Month 2021: GW Research Seeks to Address Workplace Discrimination, Health Equity for LGBTQ Community

June 17, 2021

Researchers from across George Washington University investigate the diverse experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning individuals, documenting discrimination and

Malicious Content Exploits Path Ways between Online Platforms

June 16, 2021

Malicious COVID-19 online content—including racist messages, disinformation and misinformation—thrives and spreads online by bypassing the moderation efforts of individual social media platforms, a

SMPA Professor Receives Fulbright Award

June 14, 2021

Steven Livingston, professor of media and public affairs and founding director of the Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics (IDDP) has received a Seeking Solutions for Global Challenges Award

GW Physics Professor Awarded Shaw Prize in Astronomy

June 04, 2021

Chryssa Kouveliotou, professor and chair of the Department of Physics in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS), was a

SEAS Students Redesign Device to Assist Veteran Care

June 02, 2021

A team of George Washington University 



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