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Spotlighting Research

Check out our Spotlight on current and past research projects at Mason.

Prof. Seligmann Looks at the Challenges of International Adoption

... The [adoption] experience led to her latest book, "Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption across Race, Class, and Nation" (Stanford University Press, 2013), which focuses on families who have adopted children from China and Russia, and families who have adopted African American children transracially. ...




Researcher Profiles

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



Mason Research Magazine

Mason Research is an annual magazine produced by the Office of Research and Economic Development and the Office of University Relations. For recent research articles at Mason. (2013 Online)




A collage of Mason Research magazine covers ranging from 2010 to 2013.


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Research Focus

At Mason, our research mission is to create a safer, more sustained world with extended life quality. We have strategically assembled the following areas that encompass communities of practice whose knowledge and research are oriented towards this goal. Our Research Focus profiles these communities in an effort to foster interdisciplinary research explorations and to facilitate access to both individuals and centers of expertise.

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Research Unit Announces Plans for 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 and computational gaming, as well as medical and health sciences. ...More


Students Collaborate with KELT Project to Deepen Understanding of Solar System

GMU astronomy students are using Mason's telescope to study planets around stars that are tens to hundreds of light years away as part of their class assignments and an international research collaboration. ...More

Mass Number-Crunching May Help Crack Alzheimer's Disease Code

"It's a way to involve people in real research," says Dmitri Klimov, associate professor of bioinformatics and computational biology in the School of Systems Biology, who is leading Mason's efforts on the project. ...More


Moving SMART-ly: Lab Helps Athletes Avoid Injury

... Mason's SMART Lab, established as one of the most advanced performance & fitness testing centers in the country, has opened its facilities to the public to help the casual and serious athlete alike... ...More

'Companionate Love' in the Workplace

It boosts teamwork and job satisfaction and leads to less burnout and absenteeism, researcher Olivia O'Neill found. ...More

GMU's Economic Impact

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