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STEM Catalyst Initiative

Our Award Winning Research

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Fostering Collaborative Research

Investing in STEM

The University of Dayton's STEM Catalyst Initiative was created to invest in and support faculty and student STEM research. The grant program supports research programs that have the potential to rise to national prominence and advance the University of Dayton’s commitment to the common good.

Fostering Collaborative Research

Investing in STEM

The University of Dayton's STEM Catalyst Initiative was created to invest in and support faculty and student STEM research. The grant program supports research programs that have the potential to rise to national prominence and advance the University of Dayton’s commitment to the common good.

2018 Award Recipients
2018 Award Recipients
Winning research projects covered the areas of photochemistry, how children learn math, 3D-printing of human hands, the detection of food-borne pathogens and other stimulating topics.
Learn about our eight 2018 award winners
In the News
Research 06.15.17
Catalyzing STEM Research

The University of Dayton's new STEM Catalyst grant program is funding eight faculty and student research projects this summer that aspire to help address societal and public health issues - supporting the institution's goal to become "The University for the Common Good."

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Research 06.13.17
Controlling Insect Communities

University of Dayton insect ecologist Chelse Prather is "rewriting the textbook" about the role certain minerals might play in controlling grasshopper and other insect populations under a $346,500 National Science Foundation grant.

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Engineering 03.08.17
STEM Catalyst Grants

The University of Dayton launched a new initiative to invest in and support faculty and student research across the sciences, engineering and mathematics at the University.

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