Stories about "national science foundation"
Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro's early-career award is considered the "NSF's most prestigious grant for junior faculty scientists," says Matt Auer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Neuroscientist Jason Castro receives ‘most prestigious’ NSF early career award of $720K

Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:43 am

A $720,000 National Science Foundation award will support Jason Castro's brain structure research and the creation of new neuroscience course materials.

Professors Michael Retelle, at left, and William Ambrose on the island of Ingøya, Norway. (© Randall Hyman)
Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:31 pm

An oceanographer and a geologist at Bates have received a National Science Foundation grant to create a 1,000-year record of changing sea and climate conditions in the Norwegian Arctic.

Bates listed among top 50 schools producing science Ph.D.s

Thursday, September 2, 2010 3:30 pm

With data from the National Science Foundation, CBS moneywatch.com has published an...

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:59 pm

Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.

Wenzel awarded $100,000 grant for chemistry curriculum development

Thursday, January 1, 2009 1:03 pm

Thomas Wenzel, a chemistry professor at Bates, has received a grant worth nearly $100,000 to support an online curriculum development project in analytical chemistry.

Bates mathematician awarded $107,000 grant

Friday, 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.

Bates geologist receives $50,190 for climate-change research

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:39 am

Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.

Lewiston High students to take part in research

Monday, June 14, 2004 11:24 am

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses. Professor T. Glen Lawson and LHS biology teacher Jason Fuller are working together on this project that brings four advanced-placement students to Bates today through June 25. Mentored by two of Lawson's research students, the young people from LHS will help prepare cloned RNA from the encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) for use in experiments examining how the virus's RNA is replicated.

College invites local high school students to participate in viral research

Monday, June 14, 2004 10:41 am

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses.

Bates biochemist receives $272,000 grant

Monday, March 22, 2004 10:02 am

Paula Schlax, an assistant professor of chemistry at Bates College, has received a National Science Foundation grant for nearly $272,000 to support her research into bacterial responses to environmental stress.

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