Researchers across the UM System are having an impact across the state, the nation, and the world.  See below for a sample of how we are giving back through the societal benefits of our research.  To learn even more about the impacts of the UM System Research visit: Missouri S&T News and Events, the Mizzou News Bureau, MU College of Arts & Science, MU College of Engineering, UMKC Today, and UMSL News.
 

James Schiffbauer, Geological Sciences

Dr. Jim Schiffbauer, professor of Geology, was recently awarded an $867,223 National Science Foundation grant, which was developed in part with the Broader Impacts Network! ...
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Melissa Mitchum, Plant Sciences

Dr. Melissa Mitchum, MU professor of Plant Sciences, launched a new outreach program partnering with Benton Elementary School called “Its All About Plants”! “Its All ...
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David Mendoza-Cozatl, Plant Sciences

A video featuring the Broader Impacts of MU professor of Plant Sciences, Dr. David Mendoza-Cozatl, was released recently! The BI portion of Dr. Mendoza-Cozatl’s NSF ...
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J. David Robertson, Chemistry & MURR

MU researcher, Dr. David Robertson, has been featured in a video on NSF Science Now! Dr. Robertson is a MU Professor of Chemistry and the ...
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John Huntley & James Schiffbauer, Geological Sciences

MU researchers, Drs. John Huntley and Jim Schiffbauer, have been presented with NSF’s Faculty Early Career Award (CAREER)! Drs. Huntley and Schiffbauer are MU paleobiologists ...
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Troy Zars, Elizabeth King, & Patricka Williams-Simon, Biological Sciences

Drs. Troy Zars and Elizabeth King, in the Division of Biological Sciences, were recently awarded a $462,900 National Science Foundation grant! This grant will be ...
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ZhiQiang Chen, Civil Engineering

Drone Technology Proves Beneficial to Emergency Response UMKC associate professor of civil engineering ZhiQiang Chen and his team have developed drone technology that can assist ...
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Daniel McIntosh, Astronomy & Astrophysics

“The sweet spot is that there’s a large pool of students who don’t have great resources and who may not look impressive on paper, but ...
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Hani Salim, Engineering

“Freshmen often come to Engineering not sure of which discipline they wish to pursue. High school is the right time to start thinking about where ...
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Donald Burke-Aguero, Biochemistry and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

“I’ve always struggled with this broader impacts thing, and I know people who won’t apply to NSF because they don’t understand broader impacts.” In order ...
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Heather Hunt, Bioengineering

“It is important for both boys and girls to identify with women in STEM fields.” “Engineering is about making the world a better place, and ...
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Candace Galen, Biological Sciences

The point of broader impacts is that you’re creating learning benefits and enriching the educational resources of the partner you’re working with. If they come ...
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Carol Ward, Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

“We try to help people as much as we can and talk to people about what they need help with.” – Dr. Carol Ward Dr ...
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Lesa Beamer, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Lesa Beamer, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is accustomed to teaching students about science using powerful microscopes, not pipe cleaners. But when she was ...
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Casey Holliday, Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

It’s not hard to get kids excited about dinosaurs. Dr. Casey Holliday has used this to his advantage when developing his broader impact activities. As ...
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Chi-Ren Shyu, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dr. Chi-Ren Shyu is chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the director of the University of Missouri Informatics Institute, a campus-wide doctoral ...
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Suzanne Burgoyne, Theatre

“Performing theater is an opportunity to experience the world through the eyes of the playwright, to develop empathy, to learn things about how the world ...
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