Social sciences
Whether exploring the interiors of planets, running the longest ecological study of a desert city, tracking virus variants of the COVID-19 pandemic, or helping people and robots work as a team, ASU has become home to leading scientists and research projects that are making an impact on our local and global communities.
December 16, 2022
For 25 years, ASU scientists have studied Phoenix as an urban ecosystem. With renewed funding from the NSF, they will continue to guide us in creating a sustainable and equitable future.
Diane Boudreau
November 15, 2022
A new year is traditionally a time for looking forward, but in these challenging times, it can be exhausting to stay hopeful about the future. For a dose of optimism, we asked researchers at ASU to share what gives them hope from within their research fields.
Elise Lange
January 10, 2022
Despite a year of unparalleled challenges, including a pandemic, travel restrictions and redirected funding, Arizona State University continues to grow its research enterprise and advance new discoveries and solutions.
January 03, 2022
How can you fight misinformation on social media? What’s going on inside of volcanoes? How affectionate are you and why does it matter? How does science fiction influence technology? Our most popular stories show that our readers are widely curious. Read on if you are, too.
Diane Boudreau
December 20, 2021