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Professor Geoffrey Davies on NPR

The National Soil Project at Northeastern University is collecting and analyzing organic farm soils from all 50 States for comparison with conventional samples, and they’re looking for soil submissions.


Fighting NTDs Through Crowdfunding

Northeastern Associate Professor Michael Pollastri has launched a campaign to find ways to better treat some of the world’s poorest populations.

Analytical Scientist Powerlist 2013

Professors Barry Karger and William Hancock among the 100 most influential people in the analytical sciences.


REU center awarded

The department took another step forward with the prominence of its undergraduate research, being named as a National REU site by the National Science Foundation.


Soil health in organic farms

Directed by Principal Research Scientist Elham Ghabbour and Professor Geoffrey Davies, the National Soil Project (NSP) at Northeastern University is collaborating with The Organic Center to examine some of the benefits organic agriculture may have on soil health.

American Chemical Society Awards

Green Chemistry Recognized

The department’s ACS student affiliates’ chapter was this year’s recipient of the Green Chemistry award. This accolade was given in addition to their chapter being named an outstanding chapter for the third year running – a feat that few others

Raymond Booth

Creating a better drug to treat psychiatric disorders

I was drawn to research on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s. But by 1987, I switched to neuropsychiatric diseases, and that’s what I’ve been focused on ever since.

Thomas Gilbert elected to National ACS Board

Thomas R. Gilbert was recently elected to the American Chemical Society Board of Directors. He will serve as the director for District I, which includes New England, New York, and parts of Pennsylvania. Gilbert, whose research focus at Northeastern is

Indo-US Global Conference Hosted

The department hosted a two day conference on Indo-US academic collaborations in July. Attended by over 100 delegates from Indian Universities, including vice-chancellors of no less than fifteen, the event was opened with remarks from Provost Director. Lecture and breakout

Graduate students honored with awards

Several of our students were the recipients of prestigious awards this year. Lisseth Silva was named as an NSF doctoral fellow, following in the footsteps of Joslynn Lee last year. Another of the 2013 awards went to BS-MS alumna Lauren

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