Research Highlights

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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Rutgers-Camden Awarded NSF Grant to Establish Summer Research Program

Rutgers-Camden Awarded NSF Grant to Establish Summer Research Program

CAMDEN — This summer, 10 undergraduate students are gaining critical research and professional development skills through a new program at Rutgers–Camden. The Computational Biology Summer Program introduces students to an integrated approach to research that incorporates the biological sciences, mathematics, computer science, chemistry, and physics. “This program allows students who would otherwise not have an […]

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Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Consults on Digital Smallpox Game

Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Consults on Digital Smallpox Game

Janet Golden, a professor of history at Rutgers-Camden who specializes in the history of medicine, is serving as one of the historical consultants to Pox and the City, a digital role-playing game. The game lets players learn about the conquest of smallpox, once known as the “speckled monster.” It was developed with funding from the […]

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Rutgers-Camden Biology Major to Participate in Select Summer Research Program

Rutgers-Camden Biology Major to Participate in Select Summer Research Program

It hasn’t been long since the ink dried on his spring semester final exams, but Matthew Ratti is wasting no time in diving back into academic work. “This is where I’d rather be,” says the Rutgers–Camden junior biology major, back on campus and excitedly poring over a packet of information outlining a summer research project. […]

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Rutgers–Camden Professors Conduct Research Study to Identify Intervention Pathways for Camden Youth

Rutgers–Camden Professors Conduct Research Study to Identify Intervention Pathways for Camden Youth

A snapshot paints a difficult picture for Camden’s adolescents: Covering nine square miles, more than 36 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. Roughly a third of the population is under 18 years old. Some youth acknowledge seeing violence, substance abuse and risky sexual behavior in their midst. Often, with parents working, many […]

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