• Earth, Environment, and Physics Research

    At Worcester State University, we understand that the best learning includes doing. That’s why we offer you the opportunity to hone your scientific skills and techniques by working on faculty-led undergraduate research on topics like global climate change, sustainability, and other local and global environmental issues. Collaborating with your professors will reinforce classroom and laboratory learning and expose you to best research practices. We recognize these remarkable student-faculty collaborations at our annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity. Recent projects include:

    • Worcester State University Rain Garden
    • Benefits of Antibodies for Early Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • Population Rise of the Carolina Wren, Indicating a Warming Pattern in Massachusetts
    • Correlation Between Temperature Change and Population Change
    • Preliminary Examination of Forces Driving Diatom Populations in Massachusetts
    • Sea Level Rise Effect on Massachusetts
    • History Change of Worcester State Through GIS Mapping
    • Fossil Fuel Storage Tanks and Freshwater Resources in Worcester County
    • Traffic Citation Comparison: Roxbury vs. Boston Traffic Citation Data
    • Impacts of Eurasian Milfoil on Hamilton Reservoir
    • Sustainable Agriculture: What Does the Future Hold?