Mosquito Research May Help Fight Zika Virus Transmission
June 17, 2016
Biology professor Peter Armbruster is studying the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) to, among other research avenues, discover how it manages a process called diapause.
Renters Just as Civically Engaged as Homeowners, Professor Says
June 14, 2016
A Georgetown sociologist says homeownership may not be for everyone and that renters and homeowners are similarly involved in community engagement.
Faculty Help Develop Cyber Defense for Federal Government
June 8, 2016
Three members of Georgetown's computer science department have received a three-year, $1.7 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) to study defenses against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on computer systems.
Graduating Senior Researches Nursing Oncology
May 26, 2016
Hannah Samley (NHS’16) conducts research through her honors project that focuses on the knowledge level and perceptions of oncology nurses regarding music therapy efficacy for cancer treatment-related symptoms.
Research on ‘Oobleck’ Could Enhance Body Armor, Softer Robots
May 12, 2016
A Georgetown physics professor collaborates with NIST scientists to demystify a children’s science fair favorite named for a Dr. Seuss classic. The research could enhance protection of police and soldiers and create softer robots.
Reconciliation Programs Worsen Psychological Health, Study Shows
May 12, 2016
A new study published today in Science by a Georgetown professor and others shows that post-conflict reconciliation promotes societal healing, but reduces victims’ psychological health.
Senior Co-Authors Paper on Potential Cancer Treatment
May 10, 2016
Working in the lab of Ronit Yarden, a School of Nursing & Health Studies professor, Jennifer LaPier (NHS’16) co-authored a scholarly paper about the potential of a plant phytohormone to treat several types of cancer.
Research Finds Requesting a Favor from Consumers Can Seal the Deal
May 2, 2016
Researchers in the McDonough School of Business find that consumers are more willing to accept an offer when the seller also requests a favor from them, according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Georgetown Launches Science Program Focused on First-Generation College Students
May 2, 2016
Georgetown announces the new Regents Science Scholars Program designed to expand opportunities for first-generation college students and those from traditionally underserved communities pursuing studies in the sciences.
Zika Conference at Georgetown Bridges Science and Policy
April 25, 2016
A diverse group of Georgetown experts explored the complex scientific, legal and ethical questions raised by the Zika crisis at a conference on campus Friday.