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Health & Society

Syracuse University Conducts First Systematic Review of Experimental Pain Research on Cannabis-Based Drugs

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, By Rob Enslin

Researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) have determined that cannabinoid drugs do not appear to reduce the intensity of experimental pain, but, instead, may make pain feel less unpleasant and more tolerable.

Health & Society

Community-Based Health Research Provides Shared Learning Experience for Students, Community Members

Friday, September 14, 2018, By Kathleen Haley

Grace E. Gugerty ’19 wasn’t too nervous when she first met the refugee family who she would be learning about over the span of the spring semester. “It was more of a lot of buildup in my head. I thought…

Health & Society

Sport Analytics Students Present Research at European Sports Economics Association Conference

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, By Margie Chetney

Students Justin Perline ’19 and Charles “CB” Garrett ’19 in Falk College’s sport analytics program attended and presented at the European Sports Economics Association (ESEA) Conference in Liverpool, England, from Aug. 29-31. ESEA is the premier sports economics conference held…

STEM

Syracuse Researchers Shine Light on Ancient Global Warming

Monday, September 10, 2018, By Rob Enslin

The impact of global warming on shallow marine life approximately 56 million years ago is the subject of a significant, new paper by researchers at Syracuse University. Linda Ivany, professor of Earth sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences…

STEM

Syracuse Awarded $3.7 Million for Particle Physics Research

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, By Rob Enslin

Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences are closer to understanding what happened after the Big Bang nearly 14 billion years ago, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The High-Energy Physics (HEP) Group in the…

STEM

Nangia’s Research Featured on Journal of Physical Chemistry Cover

Monday, August 13, 2018, By Matt Wheeler

Associate Professor Shikha Nangia’s research on the blood-brain barrier is prominently featured on the cover of the Aug. 2 Journal of Physical Chemistry B. The paper, “Self-Assembly Simulations of Classic Claudins—Insights into the Pore Structure, Selectivity, and Higher Order Complexes,” is…

STEM

iSchool Researchers to Participate in Twitter-funded Study on Discussion Quality

Monday, July 30, 2018, By J.D. Ross

In the context of growing political polarization, the spread of misinformation, and increases in incivility and intolerance, how can the Twitter social networking service assess and improve the quality of its conversations?  Two researchers from the School of Information Studies (iSchool)…

Health & Society

U.S. Department of Education Awards $10 Million Grant to Launch National School Choice Research Center

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, By Jessica Smith

Maxwell School’s Amy Ellen Schwartz and scholars around the country will lead the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH). The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to…

Veterans

Ten Students Complete Monthlong National Science Foundation-Funded Trauma Research Program

Friday, July 13, 2018, By Michele Barrett

Ten student-veterans and traditional students recently completed the monthlong 2018 Trauma Research Education for Undergraduates (REU) Program hosted by Falk College. To enhance skills for conducting trauma research while increasing their ability to gain admission to competitive graduate programs, participants…

Health & Society

Speech Research Study for Children

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, By News Staff

Children from 3 to 5 years of age are invited to participate in a research study at Syracuse University, in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The research focuses on the development of speech in young children, specifically, on…