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- May 23 Researchers aim to shed light on water quality impacts of a growing Fredericksburg region This spring, two teams of researchers from the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will begin investigating water quality issues tied to rapid growth and development in the Fredericksburg region, as well as ways to improve water quality protection practices.
- May 23 Interdisciplinary ISCE Scholars address topics from healthy aging to occupational roles of engineers Six interdisciplinary research teams were recently awarded funding through the Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment’s (ISCE) signature program, the ISCE Scholars Program, to address a broad range of pressing contemporary social issues.
- May 23 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute addiction scientist to receive international honor for translational research Addiction researcher Warren Bickel, the Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professor, will receive the Scientific Translation Award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois.