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Graduate students compete in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Eight final-round participants competed in Binghamton University’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition on Thursday, April 29. The 3MT Competition was first developed by Australia’s University of Queensland in 2008. The competition gives...


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BU holds 10th-annual Research Days

For the 10th consecutive year, and for the second year online, Binghamton University students and faculty are coming together to share their work in all fields of research. Research Days, the University’s...


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BU Biomedical Engineering Society hosts annual ICK! science fair

Every year, dozens of Binghamton children look forward to the I’m a Complex Kid! (ICK!) fair, hosted annually by the Binghamton University Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). While typically in person, this year...


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Research team works to develop Parkinson's treatment

Binghamton University faculty and students continue to make headway on Parkinson’s disease research this semester. Christopher Bishop, professor of psychology and director of the undergraduate integrative neuroscience program, is currently developing a...


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Five BU students receive $5,000 SUNY GREAT award

Five Binghamton University students are among the recipients of the new SUNY Graduate Research Empowering and Accelerating Talent (GREAT) award, which grants $5,000 in funding to selected graduate researchers in science-related fields....


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Researchers examine invasive species in Nature Preserve

Deep in the Binghamton University Nature Preserve, countless invasive plants are exerting negative impacts on native biological communities. Invasive species are non-native organisms that have the ability to threaten human health and...


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BU professor named to APA 2021 Presidential Task Force on Psychology and Health Equity

This past month Leo Wilton, a professor of human development, was named to the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2021 Presidential Task Force on Psychology and Health Equity. According to Jennifer F. Kelly,...


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BU professor leads research on mask effectiveness

With COVID-19 positivity rates still on the rise, researchers are searching for the most effective mask technique to reduce the spread. Scott Schiffres, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and his team...


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Professor receives grant to promote STEM beyond classroom

In an effort to investigate how we can foster science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning outside of the classroom, a Binghamton University professor has just been awarded a $1.5 million dollar...


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BU doctoral student investigates environmental effects of Siberian dam

On a continent thousands of miles away, a Binghamton University doctoral student aims to uncover Soviet-era policies and their profound effects on the Siberian environment. Mariia Koskina, a fourth-year Ph.D. student studying...