Research Compliance within the Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced the schedule of meetings and submission deadlines for all compliance committees in 2023.
Research Compliance within the Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced the schedule of meetings for all compliance committees in 2023.
WACO, Texas (August 13, 2019) – Through an invitation from the
United Nations in Vienna, Rene Laufer, Ph.D., presented an international team
of experts' study results on post-mission disposal for small satellites at the
62nd United Nations – Committee on the Peaceful Use of Outer Space
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2019) - For Stephen Heyde, the Mary Franks
Thompson Professor of Orchestral Studies in Baylor’s School of Music and the
university’s Conductor-in-Residence, leading a university symphony is about
more than just training musicians and presenting high-quality musical
performances. It involves elements of
history, physiology, and leadership development, culminating in an educational
and cultural experience that benefits musicians, audiences and the larger
Critics often blame academia for turning inquisitive, broad-minded students into unidimensional scholars and researchers. But more than a few academics refuse to follow a laser-thin career path. Baylor mathematician Tim Sheng, Ph.D. is one of them.
Craig Moehnke, Ph.D., has recently been named Assistant Vice Provost for Research Facilities. Having previously served as Director of Baylor Sciences Building (BSB) for six years and as an employee of the College of Arts & Sciences (A&S) for 14 years, Moehnke brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position.
Alternative metrics provider Altmetric has announced its annual research grant for 2019 has been awarded to a team of Baylor University researchers for the project, “Identifying a Possible Suite of (alt)metrics for Creative and Performing Arts Faculty.”
Dr. Dwayne Simmons, chair of Baylor’s Department of Biology and the Cornelia Marschall Smith Endowed Professor, has built a career studying the human brain and the molecular basis of age-related hearing loss. Along the way, he has profoundly impacted the lives of his students through mentorship in the lab and his leadership of programs devoted to increasing research opportunities for students at R1 institutions such as Washington University in St. Louis and UCLA
Bear Adventures partners with Waco youth community programs to offer a summer day camp, after-school programs and weekend trips to Texas State Parks. This program provides fun and exciting ways for youth to practice skill building, develop leadership abilities and sharpen character while gaining an appreciation for natural settings.
The Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) steering committee has announced the 2019 recipients of the URSA Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.
WACO, Texas (March 27, 2019) – Research and creative works from hundreds of Baylor students will be on display next week at the annual URSA Scholars Week, a celebration of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA).
Sara Dolan, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for a project aimed at improving clinical practice for children who have been victims of abuse and trauma.
The grace period for using and submitting retired IRB forms (including applications and templates) will end on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.
WACO, Texas (February 14, 2019) Rene Laufer, Ph.D., associate research professor and head of the Space Science Lab in Baylor's Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER), is one of the creators of a TED-Ed lesson titled "How far would you have to go to escape gravity?"
WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2019) – Samantha Yruegas, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in Baylor’s department of chemistry and biochemistry, has been named to the Periodic Table of Younger Chemists by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). The program celebrates the International Year of the Periodic Table by recognizing 118 young chemists—one for each element of the periodic table—who embody the mission and core values of IUPAC through their research, teaching and outreach.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2019) – Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D. assistant professor in the department of public health in Baylor's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious career development grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the link between physical activity and healthy aging.
Ana O'Quin, a junior social work major, was recently named a 2019 recipient of the Shared Justice Student-Faculty Research Prize by the Center for Public Justice.
The John Templeton Foundation has awarded a $2.6 million grant to Dr. Sarah Schnitker, associate professor of psychology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, and co-principal investigator Dr. Benjamin Houltberg, director of research at the University of Southern California Performance Science Institute. The grant aims to galvanize widespread scientific development of virtue interventions for adolescents across a diversity of contexts (e.g., athletic teams, religious organizations, youth community centers, online) that attend to spirituality and transcendent purpose.
Changes to regulations on human subjects research will become effective on Jan. 21, 2019. Baylor's Office of Research Compliance has produced a guide to the new regulations.
Baylor associate professor of art history Dr. Nathan T. Elkins has received an award from the Numismatic Literary Guild for his 2017 book The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98 published by Oxford University Press.
IRB submission deadlines (for full committee review) and a listing of IRB meeting dates. Please adhere to the submission deadlines provided below. Failure to submit by these dates could delay review of your research project.
Baylor junior Emily Ziperman was named Poster Contest Winner for her research poster presentation at A Summer of Research: An Undergraduate Symposium held September 29th on the University of Texas—Dallas campus.
Dr. Jocelyn McGee of the Garland School of Social Work (GSSW) at Baylor University was formally honored as a Gerontological Society of America fellow during the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting on November 16th, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 class of Rising Stars Fellows. Selected from nominations provided by their deans, Rising Stars represent a broad range of disciplines that includes the sciences, arts and humanities and professional schools.
The Baylor Office of Vice Provost for Research announces four scheduled grant writing seminars for the spring 2019 semester. The seminars are open to all full-time faculty and graduate students.
Imagine looking under your couch and instead of finding fluffy dust
bunnies, you see the dust is arranged in straight lines—you might wonder what caused this order. Scientists are experiencing that same feeling, not with dust under a couch, but with electrically charged dust in the microgravity of space.
The Office of Research Advancement, within the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, at Baylor University released 29 curated lists of external funding opportunities for faculty.
Baylor Aviation Sciences students now receive hands-on experience in aircraft accident investigation using wreckage from a light aircraft accident investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Broadening the scope of administrative services supporting Baylor faculty researchers, two experienced service professionals have come aboard to facilitate procurement of scientific/technical equipment and instrumentation, and to administer the university’s grant-supported employees.
As a lifelong Beethoven scholar, Baylor musicology professor Dr. Robin Wallace felt he understood the great composer’s epic struggle with hearing loss and how it had dominated his life and his art—until an intensely personal experience led him to a far deeper understanding of deafness than scholarship alone could ever supply.
Dr. Sarah Gilbreath Ford, Baylor professor of English, recently received the Eudora Welty Society’s biennial Phoenix Award for 2017-18 in recognition of her contributions to Welty scholarship.
What does it mean to oversee research at a Christian research university? On this week’s episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Truell Hyde, Ph.D., vice provost for research, about how his office works with faculty across campus to encourage and support meaningful research that impacts the world around us.
Drs. Lorin Matthews, Bryan Shaw, Seung Kim, Caleb Martin and Howard Lee have received prestigious CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation for their work in a wide variety of fields.
The Baylor Department of Biology’s fall 2018 Davidson Lecture promises to be a very special and heartwarming event indeed, as a leading geneticist will, for the first time, be brought face-to-face with a young girl whose life his research has dramatically changed forever.
The Baylor Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced the appointment of two veteran researchers, Dr. Nathan Elkins and Dr. Tamarah Adair, as director and assistant director of the university’s successful Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement—URSA—program.
Waxahachie, Texas-based Viziv Technologies, LLC, joins five other ventures conducting research in the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative.
IRBNet.org is now accessible though AirBear. If you have issues with connecting through AirBear, please notify the Office of Research Compliance at 254-710-3708.
Dr. Dorothy Elliott Leidner is the Ferguson Professor of Information Systems in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business and director of the school’s PhD program in Information Systems.
All things aviation was the order of the day for 35 students from Live Oak Classical School who recently enjoyed a field trip to the Waco Regional Airport.
Federal agencies that regulate IRBs have delayed implementation of planned changes to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects until January 21, 2019.
The movement to make Baylor a tier-one research university has found a new champion in President Livingstone.
This September, when the world's premier opera performers take the stage at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York's Lincoln Center, they'll have a Baylor Bear backing them up.
New research findings from Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work could change the adoption landscape for birth mothers struggling with the life-altering decision to place their children.
For the second successive year Baylor Vice Provost for Research Dr. Truell W. Hyde led a small group of select “Rising Star” researchers to Capitol Hill to promote just a small sample of the promising and vital research being done at Baylor.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) establishes protections for the privacy and security
of personal data (Personal Data) about individuals in the European Economic Area (EEA) (the European Union (EU) member states, plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland). It is important for Baylor University (BU) researchers conducting human subjects research to know what responsibilities they have regarding individuals in the EEA while collecting or handling their data.
Using an innovative initiative, Latin American researchers from academia, government agencies and businesses leaders identified priority research questions for the region to tackle pressing environmental quality issues.
WACO, Texas (April 26, 2018) – An April 19th awards lunch capped off the 10th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Achievement (URSA) Scholars Week. In the last decade, since 2008 when 101 students participated in “Scholars Day,” Scholars Week has shown continuous growth.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has released its list of Colleges with the Greatest R&D Spending in the Humanities for FY 2016, and Baylor is ranked No. 20 among private institutions in research-and-development spending in the humanities.