Grant will fund Dr. Murray Blackmore’s next phase of study MILWAUKEE — The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.6 million R01 grant to Dr. Murray Blackmore, associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University. The grant is his second $1 million-plus grant from the organization in five […]
Dr. Kyana Young has been named the Shepherd Express hero of the week. Young is a post-doctoral scholar in the Opus College of Engineering Water Quality Center, and the manager of the Marquette University Global Water Center facility in Walker’s Point. Young’s passion is finding solutions for safe water to improve global and public health.
Addictions permanently change the brain through a process called neuroplasticity. Dr. Matthew Hearing works alongside several Marquette neuroscientists to research the phenomenon that helps explain opioids’ tight grip on so many.
Dr. Despoina Perouli is studying the robots making their way to our homes. While they’re ready to be our household assistants and companions, Perouli’s research will help make sure we don’t give away our privacy and security when we let the robots in.
Dr. Noelle Brigden is both a political science professor at Marquette and the women’s sub-master deadlifting champion at the Wisconsin State Fair. She began powerlifting as a remedy for chronic pain and as a source of strength against the emotional demands of her research on violence against Central American migrants. Now, she’s sharing her passion […]
Kate Gustafson is one of seven members of Marquette’s inaugural class of MU4Gold Scholars, a pilot program run jointly by the University Honors Program and the College of Arts and Sciences that focuses on engaging students in faculty-mentored research from their first moments on campus. As an MU4Gold scholar, Gustafson spent her first semester at […]
Since he was a law student himself, Marquette Law School professor Michael O’Hear has been interested in the issues of sentencing and mass incarceration. He has written two books about the subject and is working on a third. Marquette Today sat down with O’Hear to discuss his research and a new grant that will support […]
The International Research Poster Session will be held Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. Marquette University strives to support promising forward thinking and international research. This event aims to encourage and showcase research among faculty members and students from all disciplines and provides a wonderful opportunity to […]
Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp to discuss the state of American science at National Press Club Marquette University’s Vice President for Research and Innovation, Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp, will provide perspectives from Marquette and our home state of Wisconsin on a panel of senior university research officers for an upcoming “State of American Science” event at the National […]
How do we perceive a sudden twig snap as a possible threat? Dr. Marieke Gilmartin turns on and off different parts of the brain to solve this mystery.