Research Highlights

English Professor Authors Book Examining Social Reform in Gothic Writing

English Professor Authors Book Examining Social Reform in Gothic Writing

These days, when one thinks of Gothic literature, pop-culture phenomena such as Twilight, True Blood and Harry Potter may immediately spring to mind. But in a literary sense, the heyday of Gothic writing was in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, with the works of luminaries such as Horace Walpole, Charlotte Smith, Ann Radcliffe […]

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Big Research on a Small Scale

Big Research on a Small Scale

This summer, Rutgers–Camden students are doing some very big research on the smallest possible scale. A team of undergraduates is creating nanoparticles from different materials — such as copper, gold, and silver — using laser processing to seek out new avenues for material interaction and new applications for the nanoparticles they’re generating. “We’re interested in […]

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Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden to Offer Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program and Wound Ostomy Continence Graduate Certificate

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden to Offer Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program and Wound Ostomy Continence Graduate Certificate

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden is taking a significant step forward in advancing nursing education and practice in New Jersey by offering two new programs that will prepare nursing professionals to better meet increasing healthcare demands. The Rutgers University Board of Governors has approved a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree-granting program and the state’s […]

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Rutgers–Camden Researcher Finds Link Between Weight Status and Concerns in Female Same-Sex Couples

Rutgers–Camden Researcher Finds Link Between Weight Status and Concerns in Female Same-Sex Couples

In their research spanning more than a decade, Rutgers–Camden psychology professor Charlotte Markey and her husband, Patrick Markey of Villanova University, have studied how romantic partners potentially influence one another’s health. While their prior research found a link between weight status and concerns in heterosexual couples, they also learned that these weight-related issues had never […]

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Rutgers-Camden Research Determines Financial Viability of Solar Power Plants

Rutgers-Camden Research Determines Financial Viability of Solar Power Plants

CAMDEN — Concentrated solar power technology is an emerging, environmentally friendly way to produce electricity. However, the high upfront capital costs of solar power plants, an uncertain production schedule, and the inherent weather-related variability of solar power production raise an important question: is the technology worth it? A team of Rutgers–Camden researchers has developed a […]

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