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NSF Research on Jobs Crisis

Two UK sociology professors see the jobs crisis as a critical Issue in the next decade of NSF research.

Ramesh Bhatt Awarded NSF Grant to Study Autism

Congratulations are in order for Ramesh Bhatt, who has recently won a three-year National Science Foundation grant worth $432,751. Bhatt, a professor in the Department of Psychology, will use the support to expand his research on the development of social functioning in infancy. For example, Bhatt will analyze how infants from 3 to 9 months of age react to systematic changes to body and face images, documenting which aspects of bodies and faces infants scan. The results will help Bhatt determine whether babies know as much about bodies as about faces.

In addition to supporting the university’s mission to contribute to basic scientific knowledge, Bhatt’s NSF grant may also help answer questions about Autism, a developmental disability that has had a great impact on our society.

UK Professors Lighting the Way

Solar energy has been around for a while now, but John Anthony, Michel Jabbour and Chi-Sing Man are part of a team that was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop new ways to catch and convert light to electricity. Anthony, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, describes the project, and his collaboration with mathematicians Jabbour and Man. 

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UK Psychology Professor Receives Grant from NSF

3-year award will expand professor's research on development.

Graduate Student Unions: Enku Ide

Enku Ide is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology and a recipient of a National Science Foundation grant. Ide examines first-generation college and university students' experience, exploring issues of class identity and unionization in graduate student populations. 

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UK Wins NSF Suburban Ecology Grant

Ten students will have the opportunity for a 10-week, real-life, undergraduate research experience beginning next summer at UK, thanks to a recent NSF grant awarded to David Westneat in UK's Department of Biology.

UK Biologist Receives Grant from National Science Foundation to Fund Student Research

Research Experience for Undergraduates in Ky forests.

Applied Archaeology in Yucatan, Mexico: Scott Hutson

Scott Hutson, a professor in the Department of Anthropology, recently received a Maya Area Cultural Heritage Initiative Grant and a National Science Foundation Grant for his ongoing work in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Hutson discusses the projects for which he received these grants, how his archaeological research engages with contemporary communities, and how the College of Arts and Sciences has played a supportive role in his research career.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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