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Researcher Leonard A. Jason pushes discovery on long COVID, ME/CFS

Leonard A. Jason, a professor of psychology at DePaul, seeks to catalyze global knowledge about virally induced chronic illness and push forward discovery.
1-Mar-2023 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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AI and health care: DePaul and Rosalind Franklin award interdisciplinary research grants

DePaul University and Rosalind Franklin University of Science and Medicine are funding three faculty research projects that bring together artificial intelligence, biomedical discovery and health care. The competitive grants kickstart research...
27-Jan-2023 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: Concerns over COVID-19 vaccine’s effectiveness, not general medical mistrust, slowed early uptake in Black, Latinx communities

New research on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Black, Latinx communities could help shape more persuasive messages to boost uptake.
24-Oct-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Genome of Tropical Freshwater Fish May Reveal Conservation Clues

The genetic evolution of freshwater fish in Ecuador could unlock new insights for conservation ecologists. A new collaboration between biologists and computer scientists at DePaul University seeks to sequence the genomes of these species.
14-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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From the Playroom to the Landfill: DePaul University Researchers Examine Environmental Impact of Children’s Toys

New research from two DePaul University alumnae delves into the environmental impact of popular children’s toys. The experience working on the research helped both graduates launch careers in sustainability.
29-Jun-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fear, Social Context (Not Mental Illness) Fuel Violent Extremist Views

Christine Reyna is director of the Social and Intergroup Perception Lab at DePaul University, where researchers examine how individuals and groups legitimize and leverage prejudice and discrimination to maintain status, cultural values and systems...
20-May-2022 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH awards Joseph Mikels $2.6 million to research motivation and health

Tapping into positive emotions and social connections may be key to motivating older adults to exercise. DePaul University psychology professor Joseph Mikels has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue...
26-Apr-2022 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Nurses experienced ‘moral distress’ on frontlines of COVID-19 pandemic

A new study from researchers at DePaul University’s School of Nursing documents the emotions of 100 nurses who cared for patients during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty members and students interviewed a diverse group of nurses...
19-Apr-2022 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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DePaul University faculty experts available to discuss back-to-school topics

National education discussions from teacher shortages to curriculum requirements and school safety have been front and center throughout the summer. With many school districts close to opening the 2022-23 academic year, including Chicago Public...
10-Aug-2022 12:15 PM EDT

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Experts: Migration policy has reached a crossroads

In the midst of more than 4 million Ukrainians leaving their home country due to the invasion by Russia, immigration and migration policy has reached a critical crossroads, says a pair of scholars who will speak at DePaul University’s Migration...
18-Apr-2022 4:20 PM EDT

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Criminologist discusses intersection of criminal justice and immigration

Immigration has been a politically charged topic for decades in the U.S. What’s missing from the discussion is consideration of criminal justice practice and policy, says Xavier Perez, a criminology faculty member in DePaul University’s College...
1-Mar-2022 3:30 PM EST

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Researcher: K-12 school counselors play vital role in child mental health, but need help

A U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory released in December, titled “Protecting Youth Mental Health,” unveiled several troubling trends when it comes to the mental health of school-aged children.
7-Feb-2022 11:05 AM EST

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