Teaching science in a way that includes and engages all learners can be challenging, but a new framework developed by the Institute for School Partnership at Washington University in St. Louis, and published in the journal Science and Children, provides criteria for equitable lesson development in elementary science.
State tobacco control programs that used a new training model were better able to sustain operations, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Research from Washington University in St. Louis shows that orchids probably originated in Eurasia. Biologist Susanne Renner in Arts & Sciences is a senior author of the study in New Phytologist.
Two early-career Washington University faculty members have been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship: psychologist Zachariah Reagh, in Arts & Sciences, and neuroscientist Gaia Tavoni, at the School of Medicine.
Two teams of engineers led by faculty in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University will work toward developing products to monitor drinking water quality and to detect explosives with an electronic nose with one-year $650,000 Convergence Accelerator Phase 1 grants from the National Science Foundation.
Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD, the Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor in the John F. Hardesty, MD, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the School of Medicine, has received a $300,000 Research to Prevent Blindness/American Macular Degeneration Foundation Catalyst Award.
Inconsistent Medicaid enrollment was found to be associated with higher risk of death in pediatric cancer patients, according to a new study from the Brown School.
Srikanth Singamaneni and Barani Raman, both professors at the McKelvey School of Engineering, led a team that harnessed the power of specially made nanostructures to enhance the neural response in a locust’s brain to specific odors and to improve their identification of those odors.
Patricia Weisensee, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has received a Young Investigator Program award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
Young-Shin Jun, a professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been awarded a $1.4 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to turn concentrated waste from water purification systems into valuable products for industrial use.
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