'The babysitter of last resort'
Early results of a pandemic study show kids' increased screen time can be an indicator of family distress.
Early results of a pandemic study show kids' increased screen time can be an indicator of family distress.
Pollution-related deaths numbered 1.67 million in a single year, according to a report led by BC researchers.
BC economists and colleagues develop a mechanism to ensure vulnerable communities receive a fair share.
BC's Canine Cognition Center studies how dogs think—and what that says about humans.
BC faculty research projects explore what it means to educate the whole person.
Emine Fetvaci is a prominent scholar and teacher whose research areas include Ottoman, Mughal, and Safavid art and architecture.
A Mathers Foundation grant will support research by BC biologist Emrah Altindis that links gut microbes to autoimmune diseases in children.
Widespread ocean pollution threatens the health of more than three billion people, an international scientific coalition led by BC researchers reports.
A BC researcher uses deep-sea corals to unlock secrets of past rapid carbon dioxide increase.
Theresa Betancourt's research could help change the way we treat trauma in under-resourced regions of the world.
BC researchers launch new KidsTalk app to study the pandemic's impact on children's language development.
BC's Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society—a much-anticipated locus of interdisciplinary work—is developing its first initiatives.
It showed promise. What went wrong? A new book by BC sociologist Juliet Schor sheds light on the sharing economy.
This year's event focuses on teaching and research related to COVID-19.
A new book co-authored by Lynch School Dean Stanton Wortham explores a Mexican migrant community’s growth in an American town.
A BC researcher finds local political conditions play a big role in whether K-12 public schools offer in-person classes this fall.
A new app was a powerful trading tool for individuals stuck at home due to the pandemic, a BC finance professor reports.
Sociologist Wen Fan's NSF-funded project examines the experience of remote work and the sustainability of the work-from-home model post-COVID.
Boston College chemists use a multi-catalyst system to convert greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into methanol.
Boston College economists Tayfun Sönmez and Utku Ünver work to increase life-changing plasma donations to coronavirus patients.
BC School of Social Work and Harvard Global Health Institute outline a crisis among asylum seekers at the U.S.- Mexico border.
BC researcher Alan Kafka and an international team reveal COVID-19 shutdowns markedly reduced Earth’s seismic “noise.”
Lynch School researcher says "critical consciousness" can bridge disparity between low-income youth and more privileged peers.
Sarah Babb's research earns awards from two sections of the American Sociological Association.
A new approach by BC researchers creates synthetic layered magnets with an unprecedented level of control over their magnetic properties.
Heising-Simons Foundation funding supports the research and resource development initiative focused on math education for young children.
BC’s Global Observatory on Pollution and Health will study air pollution-related deaths and disease in Massachusetts.
A global research report co-sponsored by BC's Schiller Institute identifies the top five actions to benefit both health and climate.
U.S. Department of Education awards Lynch School team $1.4-million to support study of math learning for low-income students.
Professor Ken Kersch is honored for his work on book on development of conservative constitutional thought.
A BC researcher and international colleagues reexamine the origins of human fatherhood.
National Science Foundation funding will support study of the brain mechanisms that fuel recognition and understanding.
Biases against the physically unclean extend to the sick, holding implications in the COVID-19 era, researchers find.
Boston College and MIT economists develop a matching mechanism to help medical authorities ration crucial equipment.
BC Law faculty track the quality of legislation and directives around the COVID-19 outbreak.
BC scientists develop a prototype sensor to rapidly identify a bacterial species and its antibiotic-resistance.
A nursing faculty member is on a mission to improve care for infants and toddlers who struggle with feeding.
All nine collaborators honored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education are Lynch School faculty or alumni.
Carroll School of Management professors propose a 'win-win' strategy for mainstream banks to thrive in 'banking deserts.'
Making private business premises available to the public may brew problems, BC finance researchers find.
2020 QS World University Rankings are based on academic and employer reputation and global research impact.
States that toughened firearms policies saw declines in the rate of workplace homicides, according to BC researchers.
Chemist Jia Niu receives an NSF CAREER Young Investigator Award; Mathers Foundation supports work by biologist Emrah Altindis.
Three Psychology and Neuroscience faculty members received awards for projects related to human learning and memory.
Internationally respected civil and environmental engineering scholar is named the inaugural Seidner Family Executive Director of the integrated science facility.
Professor of Physics David Broido and international colleagues report an advance in ultrahigh thermal conductivity.
Luxury consumption can be a double-edge sword, a Carroll School researcher reports.
BC historian Penelope Ismay receives a major honor for 'Trust Among Strangers: Friendly Societies in Modern Britain.'
Financial infidelity is yet another peril facing modern relationships, researchers say.
BC political scientist Lindsey O'Rourke is honored for her book on covert regime change.
A study led by a Connell School of Nursing researcher looks at health behaviors and outcomes across three generations of Arab immigrants.
Boston College researchers pinpoint the source of the unique chemical composition of volcanic rocks.
Two publications by Boston College educators are recognized by the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Matthias Waegele is recognized for his research toward cleaner energy sources.
BC chemist Jia Niu is recognized by NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program, which funds highly innovative work proposed by extraordinarily creative scientists.
BC physicist and quantum materials researcher Ilija Zeljkovic is selected for a U.S. Department of Energy program.
A study led by Lynch School Associate Professor Rebecca Lowenhaupt will study how educators interpret and respond to rapidly changing policies.
Lynch School Assistant Professor Jon Wargo is recognized for research in 21st century literacies.
The brain’s pathways to imagination may hold the key to altruistic behavior, Boston College researchers find.
An international research team uncovers a drug and diet pairing that could fight a deadly brain cancer.
Are they a game-changing disruption of the global financial system—or not? A BC Carroll School researcher weighs in.
Led by acclaimed epidemiologist and public health champion Philip Landrigan ’63, a new BC program takes on a global killer.
They may drive each other crazy, but they can still make mutually satisfying decisions, a Carroll School researcher finds.
Families and communities are central to recovery for Sierra Leone's former child soldiers, BC researchers find in 15-year study of war-affected youth.
The Beckman Foundation selects Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jia Niu as one of the nation's most promising early-career scientists.
American workers feel untethered and insecure about their futures, according to a new book by Lynch School Professor David Blustein.
BC researchers tackle a parasite that brings risks to pregnancy and sight—and infects nearly a third of the world’s population.
Scholars, colleagues, and former students honor the life and work of award-winning theologian M. Shawn Copeland.
American Council of Learned Societies recognizes historian Priya Lal's research of labor and nation building in Southeastern Africa.
A discovery delivers the largest intrinsic conversion of light to electricity of any material, BC scientists report.
The U.S. Air Force selects BC's Institute for Scientific Research for a 5-year, $10.6-million ionospheric study.
The Woods College of Advancing Studies hosts its inaugural undergraduate research conference.
BC research projects, including a 3-D 'gamification' of James Joyce's 'Ulysses,' to be displayed at Smithsonian ACCelerate Festival.
'Financial Times' survey recognizes Carroll School of Management faculty scholarship.
Research-focused undergraduate degree program will explore connections between biology and behavior.
How does personal self-improvement relate to improved products? A Carroll School researcher reports.
When CEOs' personal tax liabilities go down, they tend to favor corporate risk-taking, a Carroll School researcher finds.
Boston College retains its place among the top three percent of U.S. universities in terms of research activity.
A Lynch School researcher's award-winning book on immigrants and their children.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Masayuki Wasa is recognized for his work developing and improving life-saving molecules.
Physicists from Boston College and Brookhaven National Laboratory modify a Mott insulator.
New program plans new undergraduate minor and major, plus an ambitious five-year research agenda.
Psychology researcher Maureen Ritchey studies cognitive reappraisal with support from a Young Investigator Grant.
It continues to shape sea level variations along the East Coast, BC researcher Carling Hay and colleagues report.
At the National Institutes of Health, a Connell School researcher shares his innovative approach to studying chronic illness.
BC physicists on an international team report new discoveries in the kagome magnet.
After a two-year study, BC scholars issue a statement on renewal of priesthood and ministry for a contemporary Catholic Church.
Endawoke Yizengaw of BC's Institute for Scientific Research is honored for advancing Earth and space science.
Professor Martin Bridgeman is recognized by the American Mathematical Society.
Sociologist Gustavo Morello, S.J., leads the most widespread qualitative study of how religion is lived in Latin America.
A computer scientist's NIH-funded study lays groundwork for therapies and interventions.
The Center for Retirement Research receives a five-year continuation grant, including $2.4M award for the initial year, from the U.S. Social Security Administration.
School of Theology and Ministry Professor Mary Jo Iozzio is honored for outstanding theological contributions.
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