Archives for "Research excellence"

Friday

August 14, 2015 11:57 am

Physics professor Travis Gould nets $473,000 grant to develop new microscope

Physics professor Travis Gould nets $473,000 grant to develop new microscope

Gould’s is the latest significant grant awarded to Bates faculty who are utilizing powerful microscopes in the fields of biology, neuroscience, nanotechnology, and photophysics.

Thursday

July 23, 2015 1:31 pm

Bates is a distinctive presence at international chemistry conference

Bates is a distinctive presence at international chemistry conference

Bates College was the only undergraduate institution represented at a recent international conference dedicated to chirality, a branch of chemistry.

Wednesday

July 22, 2015 2:54 pm

Summer Student Work: Fan Dong ’17 investigates fracking’s health benefits

Summer Student Work: Fan Dong ’17 investigates fracking’s health benefits

Could fracking have health benefits? A junior from Beijing, Fan Dong ’17 is helping a Bates College expert in health economics find out.

Thursday

July 16, 2015 1:21 pm

Lecturer in education receives Fulbright for research in India

Lecturer in education receives Fulbright for research in India

Anita Charles of Bates College’s education faculty has received a Fulbright award for the study of educational practices in India.

Tuesday

June 23, 2015 4:24 pm

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.

Thursday

June 11, 2015 4:05 pm

With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

Bates College professor John Strong has received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support research into ways in which Westerners have responded to Buddhist relics.

Thursday

April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

While researching “The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn,” historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

Tuesday

March 31, 2015 1:54 pm

Research and academics are paramount at the Mount David Summit

Research and academics are paramount at the Mount David Summit

The Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student achievement, takes place on April 3.

Wednesday

February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.

Friday

January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.