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Opportunity for Chapman Students to Attend the National Academy of Inventors Annual Meeting

January 21, 2020 by | Office of Research

National Academy of Inventors Annual Meeting in Phoenix (April 8-9): The Next Generation Inventors Session that focuses on student teams who want to present their ideas of innovation through patenting, licensing or commercialization. Innovations must be relevant to the annual meeting theme: Sustainable Futures: Propelling Innovative Futures. The deadline for submission is February 14, 2020 and

Call for Interest in National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America

December 17, 2019 by | Office of Research

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America Although two distinct grant programs, the university may submit only one (1) application for either the Grants for Arts Project or the Challenge America program each year. Due to these proposal limitations, Chapman will run a limited, internal competition to select which

Impacting Women’s Health

December 7, 2019 by | Office of Research

What began as a general interest in Woman’s heath resulted in a scholarship award winning research project on the Uptake of Opioid Guidelines in Reproductive Aged Women at Ambulatory Care Clinics. Salena Preciado, Chapman University’s 2019 Kay Graduate Scholar, instantly became passionate about her research while diving into literature reviews on the topic. During our

Kay Graduate Scholar Develops Bias Free Algorithm for Schools

November 13, 2019 by | Office of Research

Inspired by his child’s participation in a middle school school science competition, Lance Clifner after observing the negative influence of parental bias in team formation, recognized the significance of generating performance-based, objectively selected teams to maximize students’ potential. As a result, Lance developed a revolutionary algorithm that minimizes parental bias. The algorithm that he generated has not only been used to create Science Olympiad teams, but also has

2019 – 2020 Faculty Opportunity Fund

November 11, 2019 by | Office of Research

In collaboration with Provost Glenn Pfeiffer and Faculty Fellow Rennolds Ostrom, I would like to announce the 3rd year of the Faculty Opportunity Fund program that provides competitive merit-based support for short-term non-renewable projects as described below. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research, scholarship

CHOC Children’s Research Week November 12-15

November 8, 2019 by | Office of Research

Choc Children’s 2019 Research Week will begin, Tuesday, November 12.  This year’s theme is the Pediatric Origins of Adult Disease. The week will kick-off with a Research Extravaganza, Ice Cream Social and various activities for patients. On Wednesday, Associate Vice Chancellor & Director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at University of California

You’re Invited to the Annual State of Research and Creative Activity

September 11, 2019 by | Office of Research

The third annual State of Research and Creative Activity will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:30 P.M. in Beckman 404 – George Bush Conference Center. This year, President Daniele Struppa and Vice President for Research Tom Piechota will recognize select faculty and students, and the sponsors who support their research and creative

Welcome, Lawrence Lau – Director of Industry Alliances and Commercialization

August 28, 2019 by | Office of Research

I am pleased to announce that Lawrence Lau has joined Chapman University as the Director of Industry Alliances and Commercialization. Lawrence has extensive experience working in both industry collaborations and technology licensing at top tier research institutions. He most recently served as the Associate Director, Corporate Collaborations at USC where he engaged with faculty and

Inaugural Grant Writers Bootcamp

August 28, 2019 by | Office of Research

As part of the effort to enhance faculty development and grant writing capabilities, the Office of Research hosted Chapman’s inaugural Grant Writers’ Bootcamp on August 15 and 16. Participants were required to submit a proposal for seed funding and were selected based on their proposal potential.  The inaugural class was composed of a diverse group

2nd Biennial Heterodoxy in Psychology Conference

April 25, 2019 by | Office of Research

Recently, psychologists have challenged the science and profession of psychology to become more intellectually diverse.  They point out that too often research, training, and practice in psychology is captured by particular ideological orthodoxies and is not welcoming of diverse ideas, particularly with respect to sociopolitical perspectives.  We are psychologists – including academics, students, and practitioners

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