A photographic look at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center (MSC) in Nahant, Massachusetts portrays the sights, the seas, and the science happening in and around this very active marine research facility. Check it out here.
Northeastern faculty and administrators visited Cuba last week, with members of Congress, to expand upon the university’s academic and research partnerships there, which are paving the way for myriad research opportunities in areas such as coastal sustainability, tropical diseases, and the social sciences. This story is the fourth in our five-part series covering the visit.
Sarah Braun, a recipient of the Muckenhoupt Scholarship, says her co-op with Massachusetts Clean Energy Center confirmed her decision to work in the clean energy field.
Hannah Bergam was recently awarded the Muckenhoupt Scholarship, an award for students who, “will use their training in science to benefit the environment of the earth and the life upon it.”
Randall Hughes, Assistant Professor in the Marine and Environmental Sciences department, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award.
Erin Cole, a PhD student studying how termites interact with the offspring they produce. She recently won an award for her research.
For ecological forecasters like Northeastern’s Brian Helmuth, mussels act as a barometer of climate change. That’s why Helmuth created “robomussels”—tiny robots that look like mussels but are outfitted with sensors to track temperature conditions.
Professor Joseph Ayers weighs in with the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies on his research and thoughts on the future of this growing field.
Northeastern University Marine Science Center graduate student, Marissa McMahan, is among a handful of environmental scholars from across the country chosen as 2015 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship.
Maggy Benson, S’06, might not have become the face of a popular television-style program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History had it not been for Northeastern’s co-op program.