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Many opportunities in summer research

Meron Shiferaw

If you’ve been thinking about a summer research experience, now is the time to apply. Don’t miss your chance to learn about research and build skills in a full-time experience not possible during the school year.

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Research series features undergraduates

People looking at plants

Undergraduate research and mentoring is the theme for the winter UW Bothell Research in Progress lecture series. Seven presentations will feature researchers who involve undergraduates in their work.

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How to make research relevant

woman with clipboard in classroom

Some social science researchers are making their work more relevant by engaging their research subjects as equal associates – partners in knowledge and change. Call it community-based participatory research or collaborative research-practice partnerships.

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Hormone linked to brain changes, aggression

song sparrow

University of Washington Bothell research into the hormone DHEA and aggression in songbirds indicates the hormone alters regions of the brain that regulate social behavior. That could have implications for people who take DHEA as a health supplement.

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Very clean room a rare gem

Four scientists in clean room airlock

Making and testing microelectronic devices in a clean room gives UW Bothell students experience with state-of-the-art equipment – an opportunity available only to Ph.D. students at most other universities. UW Bothell graduates with clean room training can compete for tech jobs against people with higher credentials.

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