University and community members are invited to attend each candidate’s open forum presentation on "Research and Innovation at Virginia Tech: Vision and Strategies for the Future."
Elizabeth Tranter will be responsible for research strategic planning, analysis, benchmarking, and assessment of research initiatives, and leadership of special initiatives in support of the research strategic plan and institutional long-range plan.
Water providers may make their products easier to swallow if water quality reports contained short words and sentences, and broke information into bite-sized bullet points, charts, graphs, and visual representations.
Members of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine's soon-to-graduate class presented research projects they have been pursuing for nearly four years.
Computational biologist Michael Waterman from the University of Southern California-Dornsife will deliver the keynote address.
Researchers revealed information about how continents were generated on Earth more than 2.5 billion years ago — and how those processes have continued within the last 70 million years to profoundly affect the planet's life and climate.
The professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and director of both the Center for Gerontology and the Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment was praised for research "that transforms a discipline."
The 2016 workshop will be a collaboration between Virginia Tech and the National Library of Medicine.
Virginia Tech's Virginia Outstanding Scientist Award and Lifetime Achievement in Science Award winners (1985 to 2015)
Established in 1985 and sponsored by the Science Museum of Virginia, the Outstanding Scientist Award honors scientists who, through their research and commitment to science, have made a recent contribution to basic scientific research which extends the boundaries of any field of science.
The director of the Virginia Tech Macromolecules Interfaces Institute will be honored as a Virginia Outstanding Scientist for 2015 by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Science Museum of Virginia on Thursday in Richmond.
A team of researchers found that golden frogs who were able to survive a deadly fungus had unique bacterial communities on their skin, a finding that could one day help protect the endangered species.
John E. Taylor was selected for the award because of his "broad and deep, path-breaking research on the effects of dynamic interpersonal and inter-organizational networks on the outcomes of constructed facilities over their lifecycle."
The assistant professor of sociology will study inequalities in college achievement and subsequent career success among women and underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
Anne Staples will to travel to Israel to study the way water moves through corals, which are increasingly threatened as oceans become warmer, more acidic, and more polluted.
Scientists must fully understand if the noise coming from wind farms contributes to health problems.