Boston College physics professor Kenneth Burch collaborated with a team of researchers from other universities to publish a paper on June 8 detailing the discovery of a new phase of matter in his BC lab.
BC Professor Leads Team Conducting Global Four-Day Work Week Trials
Boston College sociology professor Juliet Schor is leading a research team that is currently conducting world-wide studies analyzing the benefits of the four-day work week.
Calderón Hernández Builds Bridges Between Science and Society
On Wednesday, Calderón Hernández spoke to the Boston College community on the link between environmental pollutants and cancer in Mexico. This lecture was the first in the Global Lecture Series, which brings international voices engaged in activism and research to BC.
Affirm Lab Conducts Two Studies About Supporting Transgender Youth
The Affirm Lab, a research team at Boston College whose goal is to improve care for stigmatized youth, is currently conducting two studies to assess how mental health clinics and schools can better support transgender youth.
In Honor of Academia, Ig Nobel Prize Celebrates Improbable Research
Hosted on September 13th in the historic auditorium of Sanders Theatre, the 28th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony brought together researchers from around the world who busied themselves with investigating areas of scientific inquiry that first made people think, then made them laugh.
Investigating the Russian Math School
“My feud with Russian President Vladimir Putin, to whom I lost a boxing match to the death several years ago, had clouded my usually unparalleled investigative skills.”
Lowery Helps Students Learn About Biology and Beyond
“I love teaching students about biology. I love helping them to learn how to think critically…to see what we can accomplish and the power we have as individuals to change the world,” said Laura Anne Lowery, a biology professor at BC.
Contemplating Mattress Firm’s Intentions
“I would have to undertake this journey without any assistance and succeed against all logical expectations, similar to how Donald Trump won the presidency.”
Professor Welkin Johnson’s Research On What Makes Us Human
Retroviruses are our best friend.
Brain Games: Inside the BC Psychology Department
The implications of the various psychology research experiments conducted in McGuinn Hall are something to get really psyched about.