Building knowledge for a healthier world
Washington State University researchers untangle complex problems to enrich quality of life for us all. Their work safeguards the health of humans and animals. It helps ensure the security and abundance of our food supply. It cultivates sustainable sources of energy to power future generations. Discoveries and innovations of this Tier 1 research institution fuel prosperity across the Pacific Northwest.
SESRC celebrates 50 years of social science research
The Social and Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) is celebrating 50 years of conducting social science research for Washington State University and others in need of information on people’s opinions … » More …Read Story
WSU researchers, students develop agriculture water monitoring website
A growing number of fruit and vegetable growers in the Columbia Basin are working with researchers in WSU Extension to find an easier way to track and share data on … » More …Read Story
The WSU Vancouver Research Showcase must go on: Virtually
Research Showcase is one of the largest events for graduate and undergraduate students on the Washington State University Vancouver campus to showcase their research. But when the “Stay Home, Stay … » More …Read Story
Researchers Solve Construction Waste Problem with Help of Amazon Catalyst Grant
Construction waste is a growing problem in the United States. Waste consists of unwanted materials left over during new construction or renovations from both residential and commercial buildings. The waste … » More …Read Story
Who goes there?
Secret weapons come in surprising shapes and sizes. For the National Park Service, it’s Washington State University’s Public Opinion Laboratory where, by simply asking questions, the agency wins battles over … » More …Read Story
Stopping the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Advancing the health of communities worldwide
For decades, doctors have trusted antibiotic medicines to fight Infectious bacteria, saving lives and restoring health. Lately, though, the drugs often fail. To blame … » More …Read Story
Promoting an informed and equitable society
Preserving indigenous traditions in digital form
A complete picture of U.S. history requires the information held in tribal archives, libraries, and museums (TALMs). While many major libraries and museums now … » More …Read Story
Biofuels DigestOctober 6, 202115 projects win $130M+ in USDA Sustainable Agricultural Systems grants: the complete winners
In Washington, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest up more than $130 million in sustainable agricultural research projects aimed at improving a robust, resilient, climate-smart food and agricultural system.
Lewiston TribuneOctober 2, 2021Getting the plastic out
WSU scientists seek more sustainable mulch to replace the more commonly used nonbiodegradable synthetic options
Lewiston TribuneOctober 2, 2021Assessing soil health
WSU researchers use electric current produced by tiny microbes to make such determinations in real time
Lewiston TribuneOctober 2, 2021Artificial intelligence to the rescue
WSU-led consortium aims to develop AI tools to address agricultural issues
ScienceSeptember 17, 2021Post-pandemic: The power of crisis management planning
No matter our profession, organization, sector, or ecosystem, we will always have to navigate unforeseen circumstances in our careers. The pandemic has taught faculty the power and promise of incorporating crisis management plans into our career strategies.
Bringing innovations to the marketplace
WSU researchers’ technological innovations drive economic expansion for the state of Washington and the nation. Find out how WSU partners with private industry to move from invention to commercialization.
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