Participate in a Transcranial Direct Current Simulation Study and earn $15

Posted by on Mar 1, 2022 in Opportunities, Research |

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) study

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The Motor Rehabilitation and Learning Lab is actively recruiting participants for a transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) study — participants will be paid $15 per visit to Bulldog Hall on the Tempe campus.

The purpose of this study is to test the influence of neurostimulation on our cognitive ability and our ability to learn a motor task. You may be tested on computer-based tasks in addition to having safe and non-invasive electrical brain stimulation for 20 minutes (if you are assigned to a stimulation group), and practicing a motor task. The first session will take 1–1.5 hours and the second session, if assigned, will take 15 minutes.

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Participate in a study about agoraphobia and the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by on Feb 16, 2022 in Graduate Students, Research, Students |

Barrett, The Honors College students Bria Peterson and Jillian Franke are conducting research into agoraphobia, or, as it is more commonly known, fear of the marketplace or fear of being stuck in a large crowd with no way out.

The study involves taking a survey with questions centered around the symptoms of agoraphobia. Participation is completely voluntary and choosing not to participate will have no consequences whatsoever. If you choose to participate, you will just need to answer these questions as honestly as possible. You will be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card up to $100.

Participate in the study

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Student survey: The Impact of Diversity in Education Systems on the Health Perceptions of Students

Posted by on Feb 8, 2022 in Research |

Are you an 18- to 25-year-old ASU student? Is health and diversity in educational systems a topic of interest for you? If you answered yes to these questions, you are invited to complete a 21-question survey taking no longer than 10-15 minutes.

The first 50 people to respond will receive a $5 gift card at the conclusion of the data collection period. Moreover, everyone who responds will be entered into a drawing for a $75 gift card, which will be distributed at the same time.

Questions pertain to the perceptions of students of the diversity of the educational systems they inhabit, and self-perceptions of their health. Participation is voluntary and anonymous.

Take the survey


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SolarSPELL ExploreCSR: Machine Learning and Computing for Good

Posted by on Feb 1, 2022 in Events, Opportunities, Research |

SolarSPELL exploreCSR Spring 2022

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Interested in the cross-sector benefits of tech-based innovation? Or the application of machine learning to improve access to information in offline, resource-constrained areas around the world?

Join SolarSPELL in Spring 2022 for the workshop series exploreCSR: Computing for Good, a broadening participation initiative supported by Google Research to encourage students from underrepresented groups in computer science to pursue graduate research in computer science.

The six-week series will allow you to network with a diverse group of your peers, ASU faculty and guests from Google.

  • Friday, March 18, 2022 — Introduction to SolarSPELL
  • Friday, March 25, 2022 — Graduate Programs
  • Friday, April 1, 2022 — Guest Speakers: Google
  • Friday, April 8, 2022 — Challenge Reveal
  • Friday, April 15, 2022 — Team Time: Proposal Development
  • Friday, April 22, 2022 — Final Panel + Closing

Learn more and register today!

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Join ASU’s iGEM team

Posted by on Jan 10, 2022 in Opportunities, Research |

iGEM 2022 recruitment flyer

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Are you looking for a summer research/learning opportunity? Consider joining ASU’s iGEM team! iGEM — International Genetically Engineered Machine — is a globally recognized synthetic biology competition that is highly interdisciplinary and relies on the combined efforts of many students from different backgrounds in order to produce a thorough and well-rounded project. Last year’s team won a gold medal and received coverage in ASU News and KJZZ.

We are currently looking for students who are interested in:

  • Biological sciences, including biochemistry, chemistry and biophysics.
  • Web development, video production and graphic design.
  • Physical prototyping, learning about lab work and the social aspects of research.

Learn more about our project and apply. All majors are welcome!

Questions? Contact and for more information.

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Attend the EESD doctoral program virtual open house, November 12

Posted by on Sep 27, 2021 in Alumni, Events, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, Research |

2021 EESD open house

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Join us at the 2021 Engineering Education Systems and Design Virtual Open House on Friday, November 12, 2021!

Engineering Education Systems and Design Open House
Friday, November 12, 2021
9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Virtual on Zoom
Register to attend

This event is followed by optional one-on-one faculty meetings on Monday, November 15, 2021.

Participants will learn how the program prepares its students to become exemplary scholars dedicated to transforming the engineering education ecosystem. Activities will include becoming familiarized with ASU and the EESD program by meeting faculty, current students and alumni, and learning about research opportunities at ASU.

EESD doctoral program graduates obtain careers in higher education, science centers, government agencies, museums, policy-setting institutions and industry.


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Apply for undergraduate and graduate research opportunities with FURI and MORE by October 20

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in Customize your experience, Graduate Students, Research, Students |

Enhance your engineering and technical curriculum by gaining lab experience and independent and thesis-based research with the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) and Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE).

Undergraduates: FURI applications are due Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

Apply to FURI now!


Graduates: MORE applications are due Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

Apply to MORE now!


Questions/concerns? Please contact Tim Rooney at

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