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Tag: Research

Senior’s MU career rooted in research

Skyler Kramer has worked in a different lab every year of college, exploring all manner of subjects.

MU assistant professor reveals research on the mental health effects of breaking up and getting back together

Kale Monk’s study shows evidence that anxiety and depression can be a result of on-again, off-again relationships.

MU professor’s research on effects of BPA defies FDA statement

Cheryl Rosenfeld’s study shows evidence against FDA statement on the effects of BPA on rats’ brains.

Professors break ground in political science, medicine and social interaction this year

Research discoveries, publications and fellowship opportunities show how professors are shaping MU and the world.

Professors recognized for accomplishments in research and service

Research advancements and citizenship service recognized through UM System President's Awards.

Life Sciences Week brings together posters, speakers, scientists across MU’s campus

Life Sciences Week took place from April 9-14 and was sponsored by the MU School of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources.

MU freshman nursing student researches lymphedema

As the Sinclair School of Nursing’s first Discovery Fellow, Rachael Hillyer was awarded $2,000 and the opportunity to conduct research with an MU professor.

College of Education research finds principals’ teacher evaluations accurate after completing professional training

The Network for Educator Effectiveness was created in 2011 with the help of Christi Bergin, research professor in the College of Education.

New programs to expand MU research, creative activities and economic development

Cartwright introduced a five-year plan to gain the attention of national research centers in the hopes of doubling MU’s funding.

Research begins for personal financial planning department based on Investment Risk Tolerance Assessment

Created in 1999, the free assessment determines a person’s willingness to take financial risks based on a 13-question survey.

MU professor’s research leads to discoveries in the prevention of disease spread by mosquitoes

Susanta Behura and his colleagues speculate that the disease can be prevented if mosquitoes’ receptors are manipulated.

Survey reports recent MU graduate success in career outcomes

The survey gathered data from almost 76 percent of alumni from the fall 2016, spring 2017 and summer 2017 graduating classes.

MU doctoral student investigates how understanding terrorist propaganda can aid fight against terrorism

Douglas Wilbur researched how terrorist propaganda is constructed and viewed by investigating an online propaganda magazine used by the Islamic State group.

Department of Energy award takes MU Grad student to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Graduate student Alexander Myers will leave MU in January to study radioactive elements in a nationally-renowned lab.

MU researchers conducted a series of studies to measure how people use intuition to determine scenarios as morally wrong

“I was just really curious about individual differences and how people react to these things and the reasons that that happens,” Sarah Ward said.

MU social work professors research the relationship between veterans and the criminal justice system

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, veterans make up about 8 percent of the U.S. prison population.

Mizzou Athletics explores ways of creating ‘zero waste’ at Memorial Stadium after study released

The study found that Memorial Stadium generates over 47 metric tons of waste over five games, most of which is unsold food from concession stands.

MU associate professor Catherine Rymph's new book about the history of American foster care to come out in October

Postdoctoral teaching fellow Cassandra Yacovazzi: “Her book raises the question of what our responsibility is to the community and the children in the community in which we live.”

Study names MU professor as most productive researcher in his field

“When we hired him, we hired somebody who, in our field, was viewed as one of the top, if not the top, overall researcher,” said T. Chris Riley-Tillman, chair of the department of educational, school and counseling psychology.

MU professor receives $460,000 grant to research tick-borne diseases

The project is expected to last three years and will involve various experiments involving ticks and cattle to study their responses to deadly pathogens.