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Researcher Profiles


These profiles present our Emerging Researcher, Scholar, Creator awardees and their current research initiatives.






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Researcher Breaks through Cultural Barriers to Deliver Improved End-of-Life Care

Cultural anthropologist Cortney Hughes Rinker hopes the information in her book will be useful not only for sociologists, anthropologists and public health workers, but also for social workers, nurses and patients themselves. More

Affirmative Action Policies Can Increase Scrutiny for New Hires

New research, by GMU's David Kravitz & others, finds that a deeper understanding of what triggers feelings such as resentment, stigmatization and "stereotype threat" can help companies prevent these negative reactions and make diversity efforts more successful. More


Interdisciplinary Centers

Vikas Chandhoke's research know-how is at the forefront as he pulls together like-minded experts from across colleges to launch new centers in the areas of simulation, modeling, computational gaming, and medical & health sciences. More

Italians Partner with Virginians to Advance Medical Research

Representatives of Office of Research & the U of Brescia, Italy, signed a MOU earlier this week to share medical research & knowledge. More


New $3 Million Grant to Expand Climate Change Coverage

A pilot program that began at George Mason University four years ago to help weathercasters explain climate change is going nationwide, thanks to a new $3 million grant. More

Lab's New Accreditation Brings Significant Advantages for Research

Research at the Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine focuses on prevention, early detection and individualized therapies for conditions as varied as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, Lyme disease, leukemia and traumatic brain injuries. More