Research News

For SUNY Oswego professors and students, research and scholarship greatly enhance the college experience, their personal knowledge and ultimately the world's body of information. Through faculty projects, student opportunities, faculty-student collaborations, faculty honors and books, members of the SUNY Oswego campus community are garnering recognition and making a difference.

Faculty Projects

Oswego scientist on team reporting findings on tissue regeneration in Nature

Dr. Jennifer Olori of SUNY Oswego’s biological sciences faculty co-authored research published Oct. 26 in the international journal Nature suggesting that regeneration of limbs, unique in modern salamanders, may have been a widespread feature that other four-legged vertebrates lost in the course of evolution.

Student Opportunities

Paid-vacations study sharpens student research skills

SUNY Oswego chemistry professor Dr. Kestas Bendinskas and his student researchers recently shared in a grant for a preliminary study of stress markers and related effects among workers who take paid vacation time and those who leave some or all of it on the table.

Faculty-Student Collaborations

Oswego faculty-student team producing stress-reduction app

Dr. Karen Wolford of SUNY Oswego’s psychology department recently won a $50,000 National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to assist development of a mobile app to help people with anxiety disorders.

Faculty Honors

NSF grant to Oswego professor to offer student research opportunities

A major National Science Foundation grant recognizes the research and accomplishments of SUNY Oswego biological sciences faculty member Christopher Chandler while providing research opportunities for his students at Oswego and overseas.

Books and Publications

Professor's book mines 'Huck Finn' for history lessons

Slavery, corrupt banks, confidence games—all of those 19th century evils and many more issues of the day glide through “The Historian’s Huck Finn: Reading Mark Twain’s Masterpiece as Social and Economic History” by SUNY Oswego economics professor Ranjit S. Dighe.

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