Research

Students Get Creative with Rube Goldbergs

Who says engineering can't be fun? Students in Lonny Grafman's Engineering 215 let their creative juices flow as part of the annual Rube Goldberg design project.

Study Will Investigate High Death Rate from Breast Cancer in Humboldt County

A $217,102 grant has been awarded to the California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP) at Humboldt State University and the Breast and GYN Health Project (BGHP) (formerly the Humboldt Community Breast Health Project) to research differences between breast cancer death rates in Humboldt County and the rest of state. The 18-month study, “The Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study,” will examine factors associated with higher death rates from breast cancer in Humboldt County over the past 20 years.

New Study: Jogging Keeps You Young

A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder is shedding light on an unexpected benefit of jogging in older adults.

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Marine Sciences Faculty Receive NSF Research Grant

Three Humboldt State faculty members have received a $272,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of low pH and low dissolved oxygen on marine organisms along the North Coast.

'Becoming California' Premieres in September

In California a new story of environmental change is emerging. It is a story that tells how nature and civilization are no longer adversaries but partners, together creating healthy environments amid vibrant economies.

HSU Gets Research Submarine

Humboldt State University has acquired a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), a submarine that will be used to study marine habitats and organisms up to 3,000 feet beneath the ocean’s surface.

Geologists, Students Dig Out Evidence of Past Tsunamis in California

Two Humboldt State geologists and a team of graduate students contributed to the discovery of an extensive sedimentary deposit formed by a 1946 tsunami, providing the first known tangible evidence of the event and furthering the understanding of the long-term hazard of tsunamis on California coastal communities.

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Schatz Center Awarded $2.1 million for Lighting Global project

Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center has been awarded a pair of grants totaling more than $2 million from the World Bank Group to support its continued involvement in the Lighting Global initiative. Lighting Global and its sister programs, Lighting Africa and Lighting Asia, support the development of commercial markets for solar charged off-grid lighting products that are affordable to low income people in developing countries.

Humboldt State Hosts McCrone Awards April 24

Humboldt State University’s Sponsored Programs Foundation will host the annual McCrone Awards Banquet at 4 p.m. April 24 in the Great Hall above the College Creek Marketplace. The event is free and open to the public.