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Student Researcher Dives into Passion for Marine Conservation

March 08, 2018

As an undergraduate researcher at George Washington University, junior Chloe King applied her passion for ocean conservation to understanding how advocacy organizations can best promote sustainable

Commercialization Brings Research with ‘Broad Benefits’ to Market

March 07, 2018

Patients dealing with hypotension, or dangerously low blood pressure, can now be treated with a drug initially developed by George Washington University researcher Lakhmir Chawla from the School of

Latino Parents Report Psychological Distress Due to U.S. Immigration Policies

March 06, 2018

Changes in the United States’ immigration policy have triggered serious psychological distress for many Latino parents, including those living in the country legally, according to a recent report b

GW Researchers to Develop Data Tools for Studying Glycoscience

March 06, 2018

Researchers at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences studying glycoscience—the structure and function of carbohydrates—will use big data to reveal larger patterns

Human Brain Size Evolved Gradually Over 3 Million Years

February 22, 2018

Modern humans have brains that are more than three times larger than our closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos.

GW Researchers Awarded More than $4 Million for Interdisciplinary Projects

February 22, 2018

Five teams of George Washington University researchers have received more than $4 million in grant funding to pursue innovative research projects in fields across academic disciplines.

Research Project to Study Hurricane Mortality in Puerto Rico

February 22, 2018

A research team at the Milken Institute School of Public Health will conduct a study to estimate the excess mortality tied to Hurricane Maria, the governor of Puerto Rico announced today in San Jua

Comparative Study on Italian Festival Has Hometown Roots

February 20, 2018

For as long as he can remember, Angelo DeLeo has looked forward to the excitement surrounding an annual festival in his hometown of Jessup, Pa., honoring an Italian saint.

GW Undergraduate Researchers Doing ‘Remarkable Work’

February 05, 2018

Research with faculty mentors has shaped the undergraduate experience and future career paths for many GW students.

SPH Researcher Awarded $4 Million To Study Anemia in India

January 05, 2018

The Milken Institute School of Public Health was recently awarded a $4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a project that aims

Retelling the Spice Trade Story

January 03, 2018

George Washington University historian Joel Blecher has received a 2018 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his second book, “Profit and Prophecy: Islam and the Spice Trad

Regional Start-up Teams Eligible to Receive $25K Grants from GW’s AccelerateDC Program

January 03, 2018

The George Washington University’s new AccelerateDC program is searching for non-university affiliated start-up research teams from the Mid-Atl

SMPA Announces 2017-18 Manheim-Sterling Prize Recipients

December 22, 2017

Koralie Barrau, a senior studying Journalism and Mass Communication, and Steven Kelly, a senior studying Political Communication, are the 2017-18 Manheim-Sterling Undergraduate Research Prize recip

SEAS Professor to Be Inducted in National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2017

School of Engineering and Applied Science Professor Mona Zaghloul is set to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) next spring, a prestigious distinction for leaders in academic i

Innovating Relief Efforts for Better Humanitarian Outcomes

December 08, 2017

An Institute for Disaster and Fragility Resilience (IDFR) project that aims to bring together private sector, governmental and nonprofit stakeholders to improve humanitarian relief efforts in Somal

Michael Keidar Installed as A. James Clark Professor of Engineering

December 01, 2017

School of Engineering and Applied Science professor Michael Keidar, who specializes in micropropulsion and nanotechnology, was installed as the

Women, Girls in South Sudan Face Staggering Rates of Violence

December 01, 2017

Armed conflict and displacement intensifies violence perpetrated against women and girls in South Sudan, according to a 

Research Scholarships to Support Women in Engineering

November 28, 2017

Eight undergraduate women studying in the School of Engineering and Applied Science will conduct research under faculty mentors as part of a program focused

SPH Project Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for Infants in Nepal

November 28, 2017

The Milken Institute School of Public Health recently received a $4.9 million grant for a four-year project that aims to reduce the risk of small-for-gestational-age babies born in southern Nepal a

David Miliband to Give Keynote Address at GWI Research Unveiling

November 27, 2017

The research team from the George Washington University’s Global Women’s Institute and the International Rescue Committee plan to unveil the results of their groundbreaking new study, “No Safe Plac

GW Researchers Participate in Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting

November 16, 2017

George Washington University scientists made significant contributions to the Society for Neuroscience’s recent 47th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Opinion: "America can remain a leader in brain science, but only if we put our minds to it"

November 11, 2017

By Dr. Leo Chalupa, Vice President for Research, The George Washington University

Opioid Addiction Has Wide-Ranging Impact

November 03, 2017

Author J.D. Vance might have never gotten out of the small Ohio town where he grew up if it weren’t for his loving grandparents.

GW Researchers Contribute to Global Effort to Identify Astrophysical Event

October 16, 2017

Four George Washington University astrophysicists are part of a global group of scientists who collaborated to identify and study the first confirmed observation of two merging neutron stars, calle

GW Research Team to Test Zika Vaccine in Brazil

October 10, 2017

A team of School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers were awarded more than $2 million to facilitate a vaccine trial in Brazil.

GW Signs $5.3 Million Agreement to Research Plasma-Based Cancer Therapies

September 26, 2017

George Washington University has signed a $5.3 million corporate research sponsorship agreement with Maryland-based US Patent Innovations, LLC (USPI) that will fund a new initiative to develop biom

Global Women’s Institute Makes International Impact

September 25, 2017

The George Washington University Global Women’s Institute recently named three winners of the 2017 Communications X-Change Awards, an annual international competition designed to share communicatio

SEH Greenhouse Supports Budding Research

September 21, 2017

Eight floors above the noise of Foggy Bottom, a budding greenhouse is transforming the way scientists at the George Washington University study the world.

Young Researchers Should Seek Fulfillment, Happiness in Career Path

September 19, 2017

Aspiring academics are taught throughout their education that being anything less than a faculty member doing research in a university setting or a scientist running a lab is failure.

Researcher Uses Gene Editing to Unveil Butterfly Biodiversity

September 18, 2017

There are more than 20,000 distinct species of butterflies in the world today, all distinguishable by the colors and patterns on the wing.