STEM

STEM

The Summer Research Institute of 2017 supported student-faculty STEM collaborative work for 147 Barnard students.

Four chemistry professors, Rachel Austin, Mary SeverChristina Vizcarra, and Andrew Crowther have been awarded National Science Foundation grants.

A new study coauthored by Professor Stephanie Pfirman indicates pollution can spread rapidly via polar sea ice, which is melting faster than ever before due to global warming.

To celebrate National Pollinator Week, Barnard highlights the leading research of Professor Jon Snow to protect honey bees

A new study authored by John Glendinning, the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology, along with Ana Paula Morales Allende (’15) and Joyce Tang (’17) suggests that fetal alcohol exposure (FAE) reduces the taste system’s responsiveness to the bitter flavor and burning sensation of many varieties of alcoholic beverages.

A new study in Child Development, co-authored by a Barnard professor and a Barnard alumna, has shown that the development of spatial cognition—how infants and toddlers learn to encounter the world’s wealth of information—is heavily tied to the cultural norms of their caregivers.

 

On April 22, the planet had two reasons to celebrate: It was Earth Day and science was on most people’s minds.