By Danielle Lynch As a recipient of the Provost’s Advanced Research/Creative Endeavor Award, environmental studies major Katra Laidlaw has a rare opportunity to examine the effects of wildlife-crossing structures on arboreal wildlife. This competitive award provides financial and academic support to outstanding undergraduate students who are pursuing advanced research and creative endeavors. Each student is […]
By Danielle Lynch Nicole Peckham, a marine biology major, has been awarded Provost Early Research/Creative Endeavors Award for her project entitled “Zonation Patterns Between a Native and Invasive Crab Species in Cape Cod Salt Marshes.” The competitive award supports students, especially first- and second-year undergraduates, in an original research project under the guidance of a […]
Northeastern’s co-op program extends far and wide – undergraduate Eva Hayes has been working on co-op at the Bimini Sharklab since March.
Mark Patterson is discussing Aquaman at a Comic-Con panel today. But yesterday he attended the pop-culture convention in a coral polyp costume, raising awareness about the dangers of microplastics in the ocean and Northeastern’s research to address the problem.
By the end of the 21st century, climate change will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, Northeastern researchers report in a new paper in Nature.
Student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center turned to crowdfunding to support their work in Panama examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.
These folks aren’t here for the perks–although there are many–of a life on the sea. They’re here because they love the data and what it could mean for the world, just as much as they love collecting it.
Northeastern Ph.D. student Marissa McMahan’s family has been fishing the gulf of Maine for more than three generations.
Loretta Fernandez’ water quality samplers are deceptively simple: they’re providing powerful data about the contamination levels of polluted waterways.
Northeastern provost Stephen W. Director, who is also an avid diver and underwater photographer, visited the Mission 31 team at Aquarius Reef Base on Thursday afternoon.