Research

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Poll: Majority of Virginians skeptical about the safety of reopening schools for in-person classes

The poll also found anxiety over a future COVID-19 vaccine, with four-in-ten Virginians saying they are not likely to get one.

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Employees are returning to the office, but telework is still three times higher than in February

A new report on remote work during the pandemic also documents a striking diversity in who works from home and what industries have experienced larger employment losses.

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Biden and Warner have double-digit leads in Virginia, VCU poll finds

The statewide poll also provides insights into Virginians’ opinions on Joe Biden's selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate.

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What factors are associated with alcohol misuse in early midlife?

VCU researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant to study the risk factors and consequences of drinking in one’s 30s and 40s.

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Massey researcher’s drug shows promise as a possible treatment for pancreatic cancer

VCU’s Said Sebti and colleagues are working to further develop the drug, which targets tumors driven by a cancer-causing protein.

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Research headlines

child doing schoolwork from home [View Image]

A majority of Virginians are skeptical about the safety of reopening schools for in-person classes, VCU poll finds

The poll also found anxiety over a future COVID-19 vaccine, with four-in-ten Virginians saying they are not likely to get one.

A person participating in a work videoconference. [View Image]

Employees are returning to the office, but telework is still three times higher than in February

A new report on remote work during the pandemic also documents a striking diversity in who works from home and what industries have experienced larger employment losses.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and President Donald Trump, right. [View Image]

Biden and Warner have double-digit leads in Virginia, VCU poll finds

The statewide poll also provides insights into Virginians’ opinions on Joe Biden's selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate.

Said Sebti with a colleague inside a research laboratory. [View Image]

Massey researcher’s drug shows promise as a possible treatment for pancreatic cancer

VCU’s Said Sebti and colleagues are working to further develop the drug, which targets tumors driven by a cancer-causing protein.

A person pouring liquid into a glass. [View Image]

What factors are associated with alcohol misuse in early midlife?

VCU researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant to study the risk factors and consequences of drinking in one’s 30s and 40s.

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‘They make learning real’: VCU honors six faculty with distinguished awards

Spanning different fields of study and expertise, the honorees say collaboration and making connections with students are the keys to success.

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VCU named National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research

VCU, Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia and George Mason University are Virginia’s only schools to receive the designation from the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

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A VCU researcher’s work is shedding light on a deadly disease

Scrub typhus can have a fatality rate as high as 70%. But thanks to Jason Carlyon, more is known about the cause of the disease than ever before.

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