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This publication is produced annually by the Office of Research and Economic Development and the Office of Communications and Marketing at George Mason University, one of the largest public institutions of higher education in Virginia. For more information or for more copies, please contact the Office of Research and Economic Development at 703-993-2268.
March 21, 2011
Tucked into the rolling landscape near Shenandoah National Park, the 3,200-acre Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) is home to endangered animals and the scientists who study them.
March 21, 2011
By Jim Greif With terrorism as one of the major security concerns of the 21st century, governments are developing sophisticated systems to defend against the use of biological weapons, such as anthrax or smallpox. The general public understands little about these weaponized pathogens, leading to fear about our vulnerability to such an attack. Gregory Koblentz,…
A team of researchers from Mason, the Brookings Institution, and Harvard University, in collaboration with Azavea, a Philadelphia-based software design company, announced the release of DistrictBuilder, a free, open-source, web-based software that will enable greater public participation and transparency during the upcoming electoral redistricting process. Funded by a grant to Mason from the Sloan Foundation,…
March 17, 2011
As part of a nationwide effort to advance the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases, Mason’s Biomedical Research Laboratory (BRL) is the newest of only 13 regional biocontainment laboratories that have been or are being built through competitive grants from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a part of the National Institutes…
March 15, 2011
One of the surveys conducted by Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication and the Center for Social Science Research made big news this year. The survey of weathercasters about climate change showed up in a variety of news stories as the networks covered the subject from different angles.
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