Archive for the Gazette Archive: Research Category

Center for Consciousness and Transformation Awards Mini Grants

October 15, 2009

Mason’s new Center for Consciousness and Transformation has awarded seven mini grants to interdisciplinary teams.

Research Spotlight: Professor Studies Community Response to Victims of Violence

October 12, 2009

With a new grant from the American Psychological Foundation, Lauren Cattaneo is working with a local court system to collect data on victims’ experiences filing court orders.

George Mason in the News

August 12, 2005

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week.

Spotlight on Research: Mose and Students’ Research Investigates Radon in Water

January 13, 2003

By Lynn Burke
Radon inspections have become routine when homes are sold in Northern Virginia. A gas formed by the radioactive decay of uranium, radon can escape from soil into the air and become trapped in basements, increasing the risk of lung cancer or leukemia to those who inhale it. Doug Mose, professor of chemistry at George Mason, and his graduate students have been investigating another source of radon that homeowners in this area should be aware of–well water.

Mason Helps Create Virginia Bioinformatics Consortium

July 18, 2001

George Mason University has joined the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Virginia Tech to create the Virginia Bioinformatics Consortium, a collaborative effort to promote bioinformatic infrastructure and research statewide. “The consortium is a commitment among the four universities to work together to foster collaborative research in bioinformatics,” says Curt Jamison, a professor in […]

Sambruna Receives Grant for Astrophysics Research

July 10, 2001

By Lynn Burke Rita Sambruna, assistant professor in Physics and Astronomy and the School of Computational Sciences, has been awarded $550,000 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to supp ort her extragalactic astrophysics research on black holes. Funds from the five-year grant, which comes from NASA’s highly competitive Long-Term Space Astrophysics program, will […]

George Mason, Clearant Inc. Collaborate

June 22, 2001

By Patty Snellings The School of Computational Sciences (SCS) and Clearant Inc., a molecular biosciences company based in Rockville, are pursuing a collaborative research program at the Prince William Campus to develop methods to characterize, purify, and sterilize proteins and cellular products from blood, plasma, and recombinant expression systems. “Clearant Inc. is developing new methods […]

General Assembly Hires SPP Faculty Members

January 31, 2001

By Muneeza Alam Members of the research faculty from the School of Public Policy (SPP) have been hired by a General Assembly subcommittee to aid in a policies and performance study of the State Corporation Commission (SCC). The commission is a semi-independent agency that regulates and oversees Virginia’s banking, insurance, and security companies; energy and […]

University Plans Research Facility near Parking Lot K

July 5, 2000

George Mason plans to erect a 30,000-square-foot modular structure near Parking Lot K to serve as a facility for research activities at the university. The facility is intended to relieve research space shortages for such units as the Department of Psychology, the School of Computational Sciences, the College of Nursing and Health Science, and the […]

Provost’s Office Announces Funding Recipients

January 10, 2000

Fourteen tenure-track and six tenured faculty members have been selected to receive research funding from the university during this academic year. The winning proposals were selected by Joe Wood, vice provost for academic affairs, Chris Hill, vice provost for research, and a committee composed of Graduate Council members. These internal awards are funded from the […]