Future of Electric Cars Predicted By Undergraduate's Research With IMF Economists
January 10, 2018
Research that undergraduate Aditya Pande (SFS’17) conducted with a Georgetown adjunct professor projects that 90 percent of cars on the road in developed countries could be electric by about 2040.
German History Professor Explores Conservative Movements of 1960s, 1970s in New Book
January 3, 2018
German history professor Anna von der Goltz co-edits a new compilation of research that delves into postwar right-wing movements in the United States and Western Europe during the 1960s and 1970s.
Spanish Professor Receives 2017 Provost's Distinguished Research Award
December 21, 2017
The university's provost presents his 2017 Distinguished Research Award to Adam Lifshey, a professor in Georgetown’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
Global Health Senior Conducts Research on Infections in Tanzania
December 19, 2017
Chandler Hinson (NHS’18), a global health major in the School of Nursing & Health Studies, spends the fall semester in Tanzania conducting research on hospital-acquired infections as a part of his 12-credit research practicum experience.
International Research Team Advocates New Strategy to Explore Life on Mars
December 18, 2017
A paper published today in Nature Geoscience by an international research team that includes Georgetown's Sarah Stewart Johnson recommends an unconventional strategy to look for the possibility of life on Mars.
Pre-K Program Benefits Last Into Middle School, New Study Finds
December 12, 2017
Georgetown professors William Gormley and Deborah Phillips publish a new study showing that positive effects of pre-K programs are detectable as late as middle school.
Brain Chemistry Profiles Show Gulf War Illness and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as Disorders
December 5, 2017
Georgetown researchers find distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to be psychological in origin — chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War Illness, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Clean Energy Advocate, Alumna Wins Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship
November 30, 2017
Georgetown alumna Deirdre Collins (C’17), Bermuda's only 2018 Rhodes Scholar, will pursue M.Phil in environmental change and management at the University of Oxford beginning next fall.
Surgery to Reduce Weight May Reverse Negative Cognitive Effects in Obese Teens
November 17, 2017
Georgetown psychology chair Chandan Vaidya and her research team discover that weight-loss surgery may reverse the negative effects of teenage obesity on cognitive functioning.
Smell Receptors in Kidneys Subject of NIH-Funded Study
November 10, 2017
Blythe Shepard, assistant professor at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, holds an NIH grant to study a smell receptor in the kidneys and its potential involvement in disease development.