Archives for "Research excellence"

Thursday

November 19, 2009 12:19 pm

Cold calculations fuel rare Defense Department grant for Bates

Assistant Professor of Physics Nathan Lundblad is the first member of the Bates College faculty to receive a Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. Sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the grant is for $388,088 over three years. It will fund Lundblad’s research into atomic activity at ultralow temperatures.

Wednesday

November 18, 2009 11:49 am

Video: Lee Abrahamsen is at the heart of Bates' medical studies program

Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…

Wednesday

November 11, 2009 11:34 am

Bates and Bowdoin College orchestras join forces

In their first collaboration in several years, the Bates College Orchestra and the Bowdoin College Orchestra will join forces to perform music by Beethoven, Rossini, Schumann and others in concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Studzinski Recital Hall at Bowdoin College, South Campus Drive, Brunswick.

Tuesday

November 3, 2009 8:15 am

Maine Public Radio discusses Bates economist Nate Tefft's soda-tax research

Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that while soda taxes raise revenue, their impact on…

Tuesday

October 20, 2009 12:01 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education dubs John Atchley '06 a 'new kind of Fulbrighter'

The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story about the changing focus of Fulbright scholars in…

Friday

October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Wednesday

August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Abroad Experience

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

Friday

July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

If you’re a student in Professor of Psychology John Kelsey’s neuroscience laboratory, you might get a chance to co-author a research article. And if you’re Kelsey, your students might inspire you to explore a new area of neuroscience. “My research is done with my students and through my students,” says Kelsey.

Thursday

July 23, 2009 9:43 am

Grant supports physics research hinting at new basis for computing

A Bates physicist has won a grant from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement to study a phenomenon that hints at a possible basis for the next generation of computers.