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UW Bothell, Bellevue partners in progress

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Three University of Washington Bothell faculty members, Michael Ervick, Mark Chen and Annie Bruck, will lead their students on multiple community-based learning and research projects this academic year with the city of Bellevue.

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Capstones turn tech into stroke therapy

Tram Le, Kevin Phan, Derek DeLizo, Kevin Chung

The University of Washington Bothell has leveraged several student engineering and computer science capstone projects to advance innovative therapies for stroke patients.

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Nursing students ask: Ready for a disaster?

Three nursing students

For a community health class, University of Washington Bothell RN to BSN students are surveying Bothell residents, asking how well they are prepared for a disaster. The city of Bothell’s Emergency Preparedness Department is using the information in its planning.

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A summer cruise into ocean engineering

Matthew Munson and Spencer Nelson

University of Washington Bothell mechanical engineering students Matthew Munson and Spencer Nelson experienced ocean engineering firsthand on a cruise aboard a research ship this summer off the Northwest coast.

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UW Bothell working to reduce foul odor of latrines, airing issue in global sanitation

Lori Robins and team members

The University of Washington Bothell is helping develop a disinfectant to reduce the foul odor of latrines. Making pit toilets less offensive could improve sanitation in developing regions of the world where defecation in the open air spreads disease.

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UW Bothell helping bring back ‘little red fish’

A red kokanee salmon

UW Bothell faculty Jeff Jensen and Rob Turner and their students are working on a project to return once-plentiful kokanee salmon to Lyon Creek in Lake Forest Park. Jensen is using a remote site egg incubator, and Turner is monitoring the water quality of storm runoff.

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A talent for teamwork and details

Cindy Shirley

Cindy Shirley, the director of University of Washington Bothell’s Office of Research, also is crew chief for the Miss HomeStreet unlimited hydroplane. Shirley showed off the boat on Seattle’s Seafair weekend to undergraduates in UW Bothell’s math and engineering research experience program.

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Where there’s smoke, there’s Jaffe research

Dan Jaffe

A new report that shows wildfire smoke is making air pollution worse in the Northwest is the most recent eye-catching research by UW Bothell Atmospheric Sciences Professor Dan Jaffe and his students.

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Summer research strengthens math majors

NREUP students on the W

Six promising UW Bothell math majors were selected for a National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program this summer. The Mathematical Association of America expects that immersing themselves in a research experience will strengthen their skills and encourage them to consider graduate school.

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Wildfires increasing air pollution in Northwest

US map showing Northwest air pollution in red

BOTHELL, Washington — A growing number of wildfires has increased particulate air pollution over the last several decades in the Northwest, researchers at the University of Washington Bothell report.

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Other Research News

Joey Key's research in Gravitational Wave Astronomy contributed to winners' Nobel Prize.
October 7, 2017. Read South Widbey Record Article.

 

"why we drop out"
September 19, 2017
A new book, co-authored by UW Bothell's Antony Smith, uncovers surprising answers to why students drop out.

Five reasons to leave your science bubble.
August 24, 2017
An article about the benefits of cross-disciplinary research.

2017 Chancellor's Distinguished Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice Menotr Awards announced
May 12, 2017

The moral failure of crowdfunding health care
April 3, 2017
Features Nora Kenworthy and Lauren Berliner.

Searching for the little red fish in local streams
December 2, 2016
Features Dr. Jeff Jensen

Thousands of crows darken Bothell’s sky, attracting scholars
April 29, 2016
Features Doug Wacker and John Marzluff.
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