Research

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Approval of both Trump's and Northam's handling of COVID-19 has fallen since April, VCU poll finds

The Wilder School poll also provides additional insight into Virginians’ opinions on mask wearing, racial equity, confederate monuments and a snapshot of the 2020 presidential election in Virginia.

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Trauma in adolescence can shape the way a person responds to future stressors, according to a team of VCU researchers. Their recently published study also finds that the same stressors can have different affects on men and women. (Getty Images) [View Image]

After chronic stress in adolescence, male and female reactions to trauma differ later in life

The research team found that two individuals exposed to the same stress as adults can react differently if one had experienced early life trauma.

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New survey shows labor market recovery stalling

Real-Time Population Survey provides policymakers with current market data, while Labor Department’s most recent report reflects conditions six weeks ago.

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A look at VCU's COVID-19 research efforts

From vaccine development to building biobanks to study the virus, researchers have been launching projects to address and assess the impact of the novel coronavirus.

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‘The improvement of the human condition’: 16 research projects receive Quest Fund grants

The funded work ranges from examining the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on mental health to improving education for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Syeda Fatima, a junior biology major, is a recipient of the highly competitive NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program. Photo by Thomas Kojcsich, University Marketing. [View Image]

‘I never imagined to be where I am today’: VCU student selected for prestigious NIH scholarship

Syeda Fatima came to the United States from Pakistan in late 2016 and enrolled at Northern Virginia Community College before transferring to Virginia Commonwealth University. Now Fatima has been named the recipient of a prestigious scholarship from the National Institutes of Health.

A person wearing a mask while shopping at a grocery store. [View Image]

Approval of both Trump's and Northam's handling of COVID-19 has fallen since April, VCU poll finds

Trauma in adolescence can shape the way a person responds to future stressors, according to a team of VCU researchers. Their recently published study also finds that the same stressors can have different affects on men and women. (Getty Images) [View Image]

After chronic stress in adolescence, male and female reactions to trauma differ later in life

The research team found that two individuals exposed to the same stress as adults can react differently if one had experienced early life trauma.

A line chart depicting the national employment rate. [View Image]

New survey shows labor market recovery stalling

Real-Time Population Survey provides policymakers with current market data, while Labor Department’s most recent report reflects conditions six weeks ago.

A person's with an IV line attached. [View Image]

Massey researchers are studying how the COVID-19 crisis affects bone marrow transplant patients

“The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone; however, it has affected cancer patients, particularly bone marrow transplant patients, in a unique way.”

A look at VCU's COVID-19 research efforts [View Image]

A look at VCU's COVID-19 research efforts

From vaccine development to building biobanks to study the virus, researchers have been launching projects to address and assess the impact of the novel coronavirus.

Volunteers on a boat dump oyster shells into a river. [View Image]

With new federal grant, VCU’s Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program expands its reach

The grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will increase the impact of the oyster restoration program.

Anirban Mahanty. [View Image]

VCU biology major’s passion for medicine, science and research leads to prestigious NIH scholarship

Anirban Mahanty is the third VCU undergraduate in four years to receive the highly competitive NIH Undergraduate Scholarship.

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