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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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UW Bothell students crow about their research

Posters in Mary Gates Hall

University of Washington Bothell students presented posters or talks on more than 50 projects at the 2018 UW Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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President’s medalist on way to Johns Hopkins

Paul Hage

While earning one of the highest grade point averages in electrical engineering, Paul Hage, the recipient of the 2018 University of Washington Bothell President’s Medal, also contributed to research projects for stroke patient therapy and anemia screening.

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A Seattle floating bridge noise study — for fish

close-up of buoy in Lake Washington

Traffic noise from the Interstate 90 and Highway 520 floating bridges rumbles directly into Lake Washington. UW Bothell student researchers led by Assistant Professor Shima Abadi made a buoy to measure the noise.

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Legacy Award honors Ralph and Doreen Boy

Ralph and Doreen Boy

Longtime supporters of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, Ralph and Doreen Boy received the 2018 UW Bothell Legacy Award, in recognition of their service, philanthropy and inspiration.

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Students selected for ocean volcano research

graphic map of west Pacific

Two University of Washington Bothell students have been selected to participate in research this summer aboard a ship exploring the underwater volcano known as the Axial Seamount, about 300 miles off the Northwest coast. 

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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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CAREER Award Winners

Worthington Scholars