Dr. Richard Essner, associate professor of biological sciences, is intent on figuring out not only how frogs move, but also how they evolved their impressive locomotor repertoire from generalized salamander-like ancestors.
Dr. Scott Bergman, assistant professor in the SIUE School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice, is conducting research focused on the appropriate treatment of multi-drug-resistant organisms that cause healthcare-associated infections.
Health literacy, the ability to understand health-related information in order to make appropriate decisions about one’s health, is a national concern with significant effects on health outcomes and costs.
The Newberry Library houses the well-known and frequently utilized 14-volume John Howard Payne Papers, also known as the Payne-Butrick Papers.
As a comparative philosopher and interdisciplinary scholar, Dr. Gregory Fields, professor in the SIUE Department of Philosophy, observes that indigenous traditions of natural and human history, literature, philosophy, religion, and healing remain underestimated in academic discourse.
Faculty members at SIUE consistently demonstrate their internal drive and dedication to contribute to U.S. and international scholarship, reflected in SIUE’s increasing external support statistics. In fiscal year 2013, SIUE faculty and staff submitted 272 new proposals to outside agencies and received more than $42 million in new externally sponsored research and public service awards.
More than 150 SIUE faculty members submitted proposals, while over 100 had active awards. Washington Monthly ranked SIUE 7th for research expenditures by master’s-granting institutions out of more than 680 such institutions nationwide.
“As impressive as the numbers may be, they fail to impart the tales of investigation, discovery and creation behind the research,” said Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Jerry B. Weinberg. “I hope you will be a frequent visitor to these web resources as we share with you SIUE activities, creations, outreach and discoveries.”
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