Archives for "Research excellence"
November 19, 2008 11:10 am
Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, received a nearly $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create an entirely online undergraduate curriculum in analytical chemistry that’s distinctive in two ways.
November 11, 2008 10:58 am
Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent has received a grant of approximately $60,000 to support research into the brain’s ability to link moral principles with specific judgments.
November 7, 2008 12:00 pm
Peter Wong, a professor of mathematics at Bates, has received a grant of nearly $110,000 to support his research in topology.
October 25, 2008 12:00 pm
Anthony Phillips ’10, a double major in African American studies and philosophy from Philadelphia, offered a commentary for “My America 2008,” a special election-year series of The Tavis Smiley Show, broadcast by Public Radio International.
September 29, 2008 1:36 pm
With topics including the effects of ethnic Chinese migration on Tibet and the outlook for farming in Norway, Bates College students who have conducted projects abroad supported by the college’s Otis and Phillips fellowships will discuss their findings in evening presentations throughout October.
September 22, 2008 12:00 pm
It has always fascinated me that we are able to study and understand what is way beyond our physical reach.
September 2, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates College has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase seven scientific instruments that will enhance interdisciplinary collaborations among science faculty and research opportunities for students.
September 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.
August 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved.
July 29, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates biologist Ryan Bavis will use a grant from a division of the National Institutes of Health to advance understanding of why exposing animals to oxygen-rich environments early in their development adversely affects their respiratory functioning later in life.