School of Graduate Studies
MAR 18, 2014Psych PDRF focuses on the methodology of research
JAN 28, 20142014 PDRF recipients dig deep into research
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McDermott has always wanted to "do science." Now, as a Presidential Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Geology, he can. "Science is a way of understanding the way things are put together and when you're a geologist, the earth is your laboratory, like a grand experiment," McDermott said.
By researching the thermal evolution of this region and tectonics, he is uncovering secrets of the Wasatch Fault.