Read Stories about Research at Mason that have appeared in our Momentum newsletter.
- December 14, 2022Mason researchers Jeffrey Moran in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rémi Veneziano in the Department of Bioengineering, and Monique van Hoek, a microbiologist in the School of Systems Biology, won the NBIB R21 Trailblazer award. The team will research methods to dissolve harmful biofilms.
- November 7, 2022Mason freshmen Pranay Yella and Pranav Reddippali were on the team that took second place at the Mason/Amazon 2022 Bring Down Counterfeiting Public Policy Hackathon.
- September 27, 2022A new grant brings the Schar School and Duke University together in an effort to help U.S. communities devastated by the opioid crisis.
- July 26, 2022George Mason University has received a $3.75M per capita grant from GO Virginia, a state-funded initiative administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.
- June 1, 2022In April, Mason professor Mohamed Gebril took a team of students to Commonwealth Cyber Initiative's BattleDrones Competition.
- April 21, 2022Researchers from the Schar School of Policy and Government’s Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence! and the College of Health and Human Services are translating research into actionable guidelines to help probation officers support their clients to achieve better outcomes.
- George Mason University criminologists receive $1.48 million for improving mental health responses in public safetyMarch 21, 2022George Mason criminologists receive $1.48 million for improving mental health responses in public safety
- March 21, 2022As a forensic nurse and former death investigator State of Maryland’s medical examiner’s office, Mason researcher Katherine Scafide has long served people who fell victim to violence.
- February 15, 2022Mason sociology student Charlotte Woodward has tirelessly advocated for the rights of people with disabilities—and she is being recognized for her efforts.
- February 9, 2022As a junior and senior at Annandale High School in Virginia, Emily Sample spent her summers as a docent at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. She was a teenager who had just lost a friend to police violence, she said, and joining the museum’s Young Ambassadors Program resonated with her. “I was fascinated and continue to be fascinated by this highly illogical idea of genocide,” said Sample, a PhD candidate at George Mason University’s Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution.
- January 26, 2022The Schar School’s Naoru Koizumi leads a team of researchers working on a little-known public policy medical problem: racial disparity among live-donor kidney transplants.
- January 21, 2022Kat Grimsley was one of six main researchers and co-authors for the 188-page United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) #Housing2030 Report, a joint initiative of UNECE, UN Habitat and Housing Europe that compiles and analyses examples of successful affordable housing initiatives from Europe and elsewhere.