Research

Special care

Wright State researchers use gaming app to study burnout among caregivers of dementia patients

The study, led by Wright State computer science and social work researchers, uses word games, apps and skin sensors. Continue reading

Economic powerhouse

Wright State has $1 billion-plus economic impact on the region, new study shows

Conducted by SOCHE, The study shows that Wright State University is a leading driver of the Dayton region’s economy. Continue reading

Synergy search

Wright State nursing educators win research grant to measure and improve teamwork

Wright State nursing educators will measure and improve synergy and teamwork among nursing students in class projects and in the nursing profession. Continue reading

Feathered friends

Wright State students travel to Poland to study bird behavior

The study abroad trip offered psychology and biology majors a chance to study animals in their natural state. Continue reading

Citizen sensing to insights, predictions and decisions

Wright State professor Amit Sheth is a leader in combining computer science with social media
Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth finds commercial success with a software system that analyzes big data on social media sites. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers find PTSD correlates with suicide attempts

The study found that suicide attempts in trauma survivors are linked to PTSD symptom severity, childhood maltreatment and substance-related problems. Continue reading

Intelligent machines

Zach Fuchs’ robot engineering course produces impressive array of machines — from firefighters to mine-detectors

The Intelligent Machine Design course in the College of Engineering and Computer Science gives engineering students “amazing hands-on experience.” Continue reading

Wright State researchers are attacking breast cancer

Julian Gomez-Cambronero works with members of his laboratory to find the molecular mechanisms that lead to breast cancer cell growth and invasiveness. Continue reading

Wright State research in Sierra Leone focused on translation, stressors

John Conteh, assistant professor in the Department of Human Services, conducted research how to translate a World Health Organization questionnaire into Krio. Continue reading

Wright State’s Amit Sheth honored by Ohio Faculty Council for his technology commercialization success

Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth commercialized his successful software system Twitris in partnership with Wright State’s tech-transfer office. Continue reading