WV-INBRE program will provide funding for HSTA scholars attending WVU and Marshall University to participate in biomedical science research. A maximum of six internships (three for WVU/three for MU) will be available.
A West Virginia University engineering student was awarded the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship from the Department of Defense. SMART Scholarships are offered to undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students who have demonstrated special aptitude for excelling in STEM fields.
The Mountain State Business Index recorded a trace increase in May, marking the ninth time the index has improved on a month-to-month basis out of the last 10 months. Economists at West Virginia University said the MSBI has risen 1.9 percent on an annualized basis over the last six months, and has also notched a 1.6 percent gain over its May 2016 reading.
Two WVU Medicine heart specialists will be the special guests at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff and students Thursday, June 15, at 12 noon in the Okey Patteson Auditorium in the Health Sciences Center.
The Southern Demographic Association invites submissions of 250-word abstracts for individual research papers and posters in applied or academic demography, economics, geography, sociology, public health, epidemiology and psychology. Proposals for thematic sessions, panels and software demonstrations are also welcome.
WVU Shared Research Facilities provide researchers with the opportunity to use cutting-edge instrumentation. SRF is open to all researchers, including WVU faculty, postdocs, and grad students. SRF oversees four primary areas of research designed to help researchers pursue interdisciplinary work on nanoscience, engineering, materials science, forensics, medicine and similar disciplines.
Professors Sean McWilliams and Zach Etienne and a group of WVU graduate students are part of a global team of scientists who have detected gravitational waves for the third time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened.
Five years after the implementation of a congressional mandate, West Virginia University researchers found that the majority of top U.S. research universities have not complied with the National Science Foundation’s policy on instruction in the responsible conduct of research. But researchers say a lack of response to the policy may be more of a reflection of unclear guidelines than a compliance issue.
On Friday (June 2), Dr. Lauri Andress, assistant professor in the department of Health Policy, Management and Leadership at the School of Public Health, will present a lecture at the University of New Mexico Center for Participatory Research Institute.
The American Society of Mining and Reclamation awarded its 2017 Pioneers in Reclamation Award to Dr. Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute, for his significant impact to and advancement of the art and science of land reclamation over his career.