Archives for "Research excellence"
November 19, 2009 12:19 pm
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.
November 18, 2009 11:49 am
Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…
November 11, 2009 11:34 am
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.
November 3, 2009 8:15 am
Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that while soda taxes raise revenue, their impact on…
October 20, 2009 12:01 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story about the changing focus of Fulbright scholars in…
October 16, 2009 2:44 pm
Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.
September 30, 2009 3:13 pm
Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…
August 19, 2009 10:09 am
Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience
July 24, 2009 12:54 pm
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.
July 23, 2009 9:43 am
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.