Research News: Faculty-Student Collaborations

Oswego researcher wins NSF grant to probe mass-extinction puzzle

SUNY Oswego earth sciences faculty member and paleontologist Diana Boyer has received a three-year, $52,000 National Science Foundation grant to advance understanding of a mass extinction whose evidence lies in ancient layers of black shale in Western New York and Eastern Ohio.

Geese migration, weather changes engage student scientists

Two SUNY Oswego students and a biological sciences faculty member are studying whether changing weather patterns affect the migratory paths and ecological relationships of Canada geese from northern Quebec. They will share findings April 9 during the college’s annual Quest day.

SUNY Oswego team uses Xbox Kinect to research emotion

SUNY Oswego graduate students Randy Belcher and Dan Cutler will demonstrate their emotion-measuring research using Kinect—part of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming system—at the college’s Quest symposium Wednesday, April 18.

Students to use new grant for astrophysics research in Taiwan

The National Science Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego Faculty Fellow Shashi Kanbur a $138,545 grant to provide students interested in astrophysics opportunities to do research at a Global Laboratory partner in Taiwan.

Students, faculty to chase lake-effect snowstorms for data

An $86,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will provide SUNY Oswego meteorology faculty member Scott Steiger and his students the tools to chase the most intense snowstorms to collect first-of-its-kind data.

» News & Events home