Research News on Campus and in the Community
October 7, 2019 - Mary Gates Research Scholarships are competitive scholarships intended to enhance the educational experiences of undergraduate students at the University of Washington while they are engaged in research guided by faculty. Applications are due October 28, 2019.
The Population Health Initiative seeks to create a world where all people can live healthier and more fulfilling lives. The application period for the next round of funding will open on January 6, 2020 for grants up to $50,000.
The Goodlad Institute for Educational Renewal and the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity have received over $400,000 in research grants since July 2019. Read more.
On September 25th, 2019 (Research Administrators Day!), UW launched its new Certificate in Research Administration. Register for a free NCURA webinar Research Development for Research Administrators - Understanding, Mapping and Leveraging Assets. Read more
Six faculty and staff members whose research includes monitoring local plants and wildlife or who work for sustainability share their knowledge with the public in a Campus Research Connection Oct. 18 in Discovery Hall. Read more
The many uses of the Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory over the past six years — courses, research, campus landscaping, wetlands restoration — show just how valuable it is as a campus resource. Read more
It's that time of year again! The UW Royalty Research Fund fall deadline (Sept 30, 2019) is almost here and the spring deadline (March 2, 2020) will be here before you know it. Congratulations to Dr. Naomi Bragin and Dr. Charles Collins who was awarded on the last round. Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named University of Washington Bothell Professor of Environmental Chemistry Dan Jaffe to its list of air quality experts.
One of this year’s projects under the UW Population Health Initiative is a chatbot being developed to help caregivers in families with children who have chronic health conditions. It’s called CocoBot.
In order to provide a modernized, intuitive environment for proposal preparation and submission, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has begun transitioning their grant submission system.
8/26/219, Students from across the country opted to spend their summer vacation doing research at UW Bothell.
08/10/2019, In the newest Pacific Science Center summer camp developed by the University of Washington Bothell, elementary students learned about the science and culture of crows on the campus where thousands of them roost.
08/08/2019, Mentors help students overcome obstacles on their academic journey. Mentoring is part of the culture at the University of Washington Bothell. See how professors build those relationships that help students move ahead.
UW Bothell students are helping evaluate enhanced air filtering at Seattle community centers that offer residents fresh air when wildfire smoke falls over the city.
07/12/2019, Assistant Professor Shima Abadi has received a three-year $850,000 grant from the Navy to analyze underwater noise in the Pacific to better understand the impact of human activities on marine life.
07/10/2019, If the University of Washington Bothell had an official insect it would be the bee. Bees embody the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability in academics and practice.
06/26/2019, For their capstone project, four Mechanical Engineering students built a soda can solar heater to demonstrate how recycled aluminum cans could help heat a tiny house for the homeless.
06/26/2019, Cybersecurity researchers at the University of Washington Bothell have come up with a way to detect spycams — tiny, wireless digital cameras so small they can be easily hidden.
06/12/2019, A scientific compendium of dried plants housed at the Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory is now listed on the world’s largest index of such collections, known as herbaria.
An international student from China who learned English less than four years ago, Kaheerman Saibire was selected for the President’s Medal, which honors a student with a top GPA.
A record number of University of Washington Bothell students — 61 — presented their work at the 22nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium May 17 on the UW campus in Seattle.
05/23/2019, Andrea Stone, who mentors students as an assistant professor and a substance-use researcher plus as faculty instructor for The CROW research journal, was selected for the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research & Creative Practice Mentor of the Year Award.
Naomi Macalalad Bragin, an assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, received an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her book project, “Black Power of Hip-Hop Dance.”
05/16/2019, Federal agencies recently redesignated the University of Washington as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research. The center is managed by the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at UW Bothell.
05/08/2019, Eleven University of Washington Bothell undergraduates worked through spring break on research they presented at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM).
Surya Pathak, an associate professor in the School of Business, has been selected by the University of Washington Bothell as the 2019 recipient of its Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity award.
04/11/2019, UW Bothell’s Founders Fellow fund is now aligned with UW’s Undergraduate Research Travel Award. It means undergraduates can apply for more help with expenses to attend a conference.
Four undergraduates at the University of Washington Bothell are experiencing advanced research as Mary Gates Scholars, under the mentorship of three faculty members in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.
Carrie Tzou leads a discussion of the changing role of librarians in STEAM Education May 7 at the Edmonds Public Library as part of the Campus Research Connections series.
03/20/2019, Mechanical Engineering students are helping the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild assemble a database of green-engineering innovations that can help architects and contractors design and build energy-efficient climate-friendly buildings.
03/13/2019, Introducing UW Bothell students to cosmology since fall 2018, Rodriguez Hidalgo also will talk about “Quasars: supermassive black holes and galaxies far, far away” in a Pub Night Talk on March 26 at McMenamins in Bothell.
03/06/2019, Ted Hiebert and Jin-Kyu Jung, associate professors in different fields in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, are exploring how to merge geographic and artistic representations of information.
02/28/2019, With a three-year $400,000 government grant, Deanna Kennedy employs student researchers to help study teamwork and discover how to keep people on the same page.