Research News: Faculty-Student Collaborations

Fossil-hunting students flourish in New Mexico dig

Thanks to a National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration grant, three SUNY Oswego undergraduates spent three weeks at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, this summer unearthing such fossils as the tiny jaws of ancient animals—and the fossilized bones of a rare dinosaur—as they tried on paleontology careers.

Oswego professor, students explore green solution for air quality

Vadoud Niri of the SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty and his undergraduate assistants worked steadily—and quietly—for three years researching five common houseplants as agents for removing potentially hazardous chemicals such as acetone from the air. Then the American Chemical Society took note of their work, and it is quiet no longer.

Grant supports college's effort to protect rare moth, turtle habitat

SUNY Oswego faculty and students have taken on a project to slow or stop the advance of cattails threatening to choke the sensitive Oswego County habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle.

Oswego faculty-student team producing stress-reduction app

Dr. Karen Wolford of SUNY Oswego’s psychology department recently won a $50,000 National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to assist development of a mobile app to help people with anxiety disorders.

Federal grant to assist professor's study of lead's effects on children

A grant from the National Institutes of Health will help SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty member Dr. Kestutis Bendinskas advance understanding of how low levels of lead affect children’s cardiovascular health.

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