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faculty research

  

Dr. Gregory Goldsmith Elected an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America

April 5, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and the Director of the Grand Challenges Initiative Gregory Goldsmith, Ph.D. was elected as a 2019 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The ESA is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy,

Biological Sciences Faculty Dr. Hagop Atamian Receives Half a Million Dollars in Federal Research Funding

February 20, 2019 by | News

First-year assistant professor of biological sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D., received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to utilize natural resources in agricultural productivity. A plethora of microorganisms in the soil interact with plant roots and help them grow better, and so far

2017-18 Hands-on Scientific Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Science professors showcase research opportunities at OURCA's 2017 Faculty Research Expo

October 12, 2017 by | Events

Wondering what kinds of hands-on research experiences science faculty offer students? Are you a Chapman undergraduate looking to participate in scientific research? Check out the descriptions below and then contact the professor to inquire about open opportunities. Last week marked the inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week (DRAW) hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA), and many

Science Faculty Honored for Successes in Research Funding

May 8, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, May 7, the Chancellor’s Office through the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs recognized faculty who have received external financial support for their work.  The event honored five faculty members in particular who showed tremendous creative activity within their specific fields—three of whom were affiliated with Schmid College . The bestowed grants will

Chapman Hosts 3rd Annual Autism App Jam Public Viewing Fri. 4/24

April 21, 2015 by | News

Over 40 teams from four different universities are competing in this year’s third annual Autism App Jam, which culminates in a Final Judging and Public Viewing event on Friday, April 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Chapman University’s Sandhu Conference Center. According to the Autism App Jam website, it is a “two-week competition where

KEG/MIB Lab Open House in Hashinger Basement

April 17, 2015 by | Events

This spring, the Hashinger Science Labs will open their doors again on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Science Labs Open House is open to all– Chapman campus and beyond– so please join us. The Kim Environmental Geochemistry (KEG) and Marine Invertebrate Biology (MIB) programs held an open house on

Funk Lab in Irvine

April 3, 2015 by | Research

Starting at the beginning of spring semester on Wednesday and Friday mornings, I would head out to the University of California at Irvine’s Extension Center near the Great Park. At this site, I have been working with Dr. Jennifer Funk and her lab technician, Julie Larson, on a project assessing how water availability influences leaf

William Wright: predator lobsters, night-diving and undergraduate research

February 12, 2015 by William Wright | Research

This research story starts during my sabbatical leave way back in 2009. I talked two Chapman students — John Berriman ’11 and Daniel Goldstein — into taking a research-diving certification course so that we could go under water at night to present yucchy sea hares to lobsters inside and outside the USC Wrigley Marine Science

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