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Research

Advancing knowledge across industries

Our internationally recognized faculty conduct high-level scholarship, present at national and international conferences, and publish with prominent journals and academic presses, bridging the gap between scholarly research and current practice to prepare confident graduates with the ability to change the world.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Accounting for Bias

Despite the growing diversity among entry-level accounting professionals, senior leadership roles remain overwhelmingly occupied by white men. In his latest research, Professor Gopal Krishnan takes a closer look at how ethnicity affects audit partners’ success. 

 

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Where the (Sea)Grass is Greener 

Thanks to a $676,239, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation, Assistant Professor Betsy Stoner will be heading to the Bahamas to investigate the role of “ecological memory” in seagrass beds.   

 

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The Mathematics of Misinformation

In his new book, Assistant Professor Noah Giansiracusa explains how the rise of the rise of digital media and advances in machine learning techniques have increased both the speed at which fake news spreads and the magnitude of its influence.   

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FACULTY RESEARCH

Scholars @ Bentley

A digital archive provided by the Bentley Library. 

Google Scholar

Faculty publications and citations.

Research Resources

Information about external funding sources, and support for faculty research, including information about the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Meet Our Faculty

STUDENT RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Honors Program

Student research is a key part of the Honors Program. Many students pursue lab or field work, work independently with a faculty member, and travel to present their research at conferences. 

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The Jeanne & Dan Valente Center for the Arts & Sciences

The Center offers research opportunities for undergraduate students including independent research projects, helping faculty with their pedagogical research, and self-led seminars.

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Health Thought Leadership Network

Each year, the Network supports an undergraduate student pursuing independent research on a health-related topic.

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Center for Integration of Science and Industry

In addition to research assistantships and post-doctoral fellowships, students work with the Center to complete Honors Capstone or Liberal Studies Major Culminating Experience projects.

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Opportunities for Students in our PhD Programs

You have the opportunity to listen to what other people at the Center are researching and working on, present findings of your own research, and meet prominent figures in the biotech industry. Being surrounded by these people and taking in all of the information they offer was a valuable opportunity.
Roger Du '18
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Center for Integration of Science and Industry
RESEARCH COUNCIL

The Research Council provides intellectual leadership on research at Bentley through three activities that support the university’s vision, mission and strategy:

  • Develop and articulate a perspective on why research is essential to continuing and enhancing the achievement of Bentley’s mission.
  • Present a clear vision of what constitutes quality research at Bentley and position this vision within the broader context of faculty scholarship.
  • Support Bentley faculty as they pursue and enhance the quality of their research endeavors and advise academic leadership about actions and platforms needed to further Bentley’s research agenda.