From developing an alternative test for colorectal cancer to researching ways to reduce greenhouse gases, many undergraduate students spend their summers contributing to professors’ research projects at the School of Engineering.
As a part of its initiative to further research in biology, chemistry and material sciences, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory unveiled one of the world’s most advanced cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) facilities in April.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Lisa Post, Ph.D., is conducting a study that introduces Stanford athletes to digital mental health, which aims to evaluate mental health by means of online assessments. At Stanford, Post is the head of sports medicine in psychiatry and the director of the Interpersonal Problems Clinic. She has also been the team clinician for the San Francisco 49’ers for the past nine years.
Stanford researchers Carol Dweck and Gregory Walton, among other scholars, recently published “Implicit Theories of Interest: Finding Your Passion or Developing It?” The study suggests that spending effort developing one’s passions is more effective than looking for one’s true passion.
This summer at the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA) students and faculty are collaborating to digitize archives from various locations around the world.
On Wednesday, neurologist and psychiatry professor Dr. Clete Kushida spoke to over 120 people about common sleep disorders and the importance of sleep.
Two professors have launched the nascent Center for Blockchain Research (CBR), Stanford Engineering announced in a press release on Wednesday.
CARTA lowers students’ Grade Point Average (GPA), according to a paper published by a group of Stanford professors. Researchers divided students into two random groups. One group was encouraged to use CARTA by an email from Stanford’s registrar and a prompt in the University’s course enrollment system. The control group received no encouragement.