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A recent large-scale study using mathematical modeling regarding female academics in Japan yielded shocking results: Female STEM academics are 30-50% less likely to be promoted to the rank of full professor,...Read more
Last year PLOS articles received nearly 30 million downloads and out of over 22,000 PLOS ONE research articles published in 2016, an article authored by Alison Crowe and Ben Wiggins...Read more
UW Biology was well represented in the latest round of awards from the National Science Foundation. In fact, in the last two years, of the 17 graduate awards given in...Read more
Members of the Perkel lab and their collaborators recently published an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on the variablilty of songbird neural activity. Trial-and-error learning...Read more
Ecologists have long predicted that climate change will send plants and animals uphill and towards the poles in search of familiar temperatures. Such movements have increasingly been documented around the...Read more
Biology had another fantastic year of graduate student research displayed at the 2017 Graduate Student Symposium!
Many thanks to graduate students Megan Whitney and Alex Brannick who organized the...Read more
Caroline Strömberg has been selected as the recipient for this year’s Schuchert Award from the Paleontological Society. The Charles Schuchert Award is presented to a person early...Read more
Prof. Ken Sebens and recent Biology PhD graduate Mike Nishizaki published with their collaborators on the "Energetics, Patricle Capture, and Growth Dynamics of Benthic Suspension Feeders".
Marine benthic communities...Read more
Big congratulations to two Biology faculty members who won 2017 UW Innovation Awards! For more than 150 years, the University of Washington has been a place where the imagination thrives....Read more