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UW Population Health Pilot Research Grant Application Opening January 2020

The Population Health Initiative seeks to create a world where all people can live healthier and more fulfilling lives. The application period for the next round of funding will open on January 6, 2020 for grants up to $50,000.
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New Grants for UW Bothell Centers Fall 2019


The Goodlad Institute for Educational Renewal and the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity have received over $400,000 in research grants since July 2019. Read more.


New Certificate in Research Administration at UW

On September 25th, 2019 (Research Administrators Day!), UW launched its new Certificate in Research Administration.  Register for a free NCURA webinar Research Development for Research Administrators - Understanding, Mapping and Leveraging Assets. Read more


Monitoring and protecting wildlife

Six faculty and staff members whose research includes monitoring local plants and wildlife or who work for sustainability share their knowledge with the public in a Campus Research Connection Oct. 18 in Discovery Hall. Read more


Conservatory a base for learning and landscaping

The many uses of the Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory over the past six years — courses, research, campus landscaping, wetlands restoration — show just how valuable it is as a campus resource. Read more


RRF supports UW faculty seeking to establish new research programs

It's that time of year again! The UW Royalty Research Fund fall deadline (Sept 30, 2019) is almost here and the spring deadline (March 2, 2020) will be here before you know it. Congratulations to Dr. Naomi Bragin and Dr. Charles Collins who was awarded on the last round.  Read more


UW Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe named to EPA list of clean air experts

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named University of Washington Bothell Professor of Environmental Chemistry Dan Jaffe to its list of air quality experts.

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A chatbot that cares about caregivers

One of this year’s projects under the UW Population Health Initiative is a chatbot being developed to help caregivers in families with children who have chronic health conditions. It’s called CocoBot.

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NSF Transitioning to New Grant Proposal Submission System

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In order to provide a modernized, intuitive environment for proposal preparation and submission, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has begun transitioning their grant submission system.
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Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

""8/26/219, Students from across the country opted to spend their summer vacation doing research at UW Bothell.

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Curious about crows? Campers consider corvids

""08/10/2019, In the newest Pacific Science Center summer camp developed by the University of Washington Bothell, elementary students learned about the science and culture of crows on the campus where thousands of them roost.

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The power of mentoring

""08/08/2019, Mentors help students overcome obstacles on their academic journey. Mentoring is part of the culture at the University of Washington Bothell. See how professors build those relationships that help students move ahead.

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Preparing for wildfire smoke indoors

UW Bothell students are helping evaluate enhanced air filtering at Seattle community centers that offer residents fresh air when wildfire smoke falls over the city.

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Listening to the noise that whales hear

""07/12/2019, Assistant Professor Shima Abadi has received a three-year $850,000 grant from the Navy to analyze underwater noise in the Pacific to better understand the impact of human activities on marine life.

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Bees represent UW Bothell sustainability

""07/10/2019, If the University of Washington Bothell had an official insect it would be the bee. Bees embody the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability in academics and practice.

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Soda can solar heater built to warm tiny home

""06/26/2019, For their capstone project, four Mechanical Engineering students built a soda can solar heater to demonstrate how recycled aluminum cans could help heat a tiny house for the homeless. 

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Are you on camera? Detector can find out

""06/26/2019, Cybersecurity researchers at the University of Washington Bothell have come up with a way to detect spycams — tiny, wireless digital cameras so small they can be easily hidden.

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UW Bothell Herbarium now on world index

""06/12/2019, A scientific compendium of dried plants housed at the Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory is now listed on the world’s largest index of such collections, known as herbaria.

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President’s Medal to Kaheerman Saibire

An international student from China who learned English less than four years ago, Kaheerman Saibire was selected for the President’s Medal, which honors a student with a top GPA.

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Undergraduate research showcased

A record number of University of Washington Bothell students — 61 — presented their work at the 22nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium May 17 on the UW campus in Seattle.

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Andrea Stone receives Mentor of the Year Award

""05/23/2019, Andrea Stone, who mentors students as an assistant professor and a substance-use researcher plus as faculty instructor for The CROW research journal, was selected for the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research & Creative Practice Mentor of the Year Award.
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Naomi Macalalad Bragin receives NEH award

Naomi Macalalad Bragin, an assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, received an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her book project, “Black Power of Hip-Hop Dance.”

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Feds certify UW excellence in cybersecurity

""05/16/2019, Federal agencies recently redesignated the University of Washington as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research. The center is managed by the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at UW Bothell.

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Undergrads present stem cell research

""05/08/2019, Eleven University of Washington Bothell undergraduates worked through spring break on research they presented at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM).

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Distinguished research award to Surya Pathak

Surya Pathak, an associate professor in the School of Business, has been selected by the University of Washington Bothell as the 2019 recipient of its Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity award.

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Founders fellows traveling to conferences

""04/11/2019, UW Bothell’s Founders Fellow fund is now aligned with UW’s Undergraduate Research Travel Award. It means undergraduates can apply for more help with expenses to attend a conference.

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Mary Gates scholars advance plant research

Four undergraduates at the University of Washington Bothell are experiencing advanced research as Mary Gates Scholars, under the mentorship of three faculty members in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.

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Full STEAM ahead

Carrie Tzou leads a discussion of the changing role of librarians in STEAM Education May 7 at the Edmonds Public Library as part of the Campus Research Connections series.

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Building a green-construction database

""03/20/2019, Mechanical Engineering students are helping the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild assemble a database of green-engineering innovations that can help architects and contractors design and build energy-efficient climate-friendly buildings.

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Long, long ago and far, far away: quasars

""03/13/2019, Introducing UW Bothell students to cosmology since fall 2018, Rodriguez Hidalgo also will talk about “Quasars: supermassive black holes and galaxies far, far away” in a Pub Night Talk on March 26 at McMenamins in Bothell.

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At the intersection of art and geography

""03/06/2019, Ted Hiebert and Jin-Kyu Jung, associate professors in different fields in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, are exploring how to merge geographic and artistic representations of information.

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Computer modeling reveals secrets of teamwork

""02/28/2019, With a three-year $400,000 government grant, Deanna Kennedy employs student researchers to help study teamwork and discover how to keep people on the same page.

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