National Science Foundation

Scientists study babies’ emotions to understand origins of risky behavior, depression

Washington State University researchers are launching a four-year study of babies’ emotional reactions and responses, seeking a greater understanding of how humans develop safe and unsafe behaviors. Funded by $602,043 grant from the National Science Foundation, scientists in WSU’s Department of Human Development and Department of Psychology will study infants’ approach and avoidance behaviors, to […]

$3M grant for Columbia basin food, energy, water needs

A team led by WSU will study how to better coordinate and manage the food, water and energy needs of the Columbia River basin and make the region more resilient to a changing climate as part of a $3 million grant cosponsored by the National Science Foundation and the USDA.

WSU receives NSF grant to evaluate university partner accommodation policies

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor of economics Jill McCluskey has been awarded a three-year, $449,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will help fund a study of the effects of partner accommodation policies (PAPs), including their implications for increasing the number of female faculty teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).