Jon Grabowski, associate professor of marine and environmental science, has been working with other fisheries scientists as well as economists, social scientists, and policy makers to determine the best strategies for dealing with the all of the Northeast region’s fisheries that impact habitat, which includes cod, haddock, cusk, scallops, clams and other fish that live near the sea floor and are of significant socioeconomic value to the region.
Research from Northeastern University ecologist David Kimbro, along with colleagues Jon Grabowski and Randall Hughes, shows that the behavior of middle predators in marine food webs plays an important role in the welfare of the whole system—and that, like our behavior, middle predator behavior is pretty fickle.
Northeastern researchers will investigate the effects of global change on reef ecology as part of Mission 31, documentary filmmaker Fabien Cousteau’s 31-day underwater expedition off the coast of Florida.
As a teenager, Jennifer Elliott read about a conservation project to save the rare endemic birds of her homeland of Mauritius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean. “I was immediately intrigued by this project and wanted to meet the scientists in charge to learn more,” Elliott said. “I wanted to help.”
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures on Thursday at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.
Three Northeastern University students—Theo Bowe, S’16, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Greg Allan, E’16—have been selected to receive the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Nearly two-dozen students shared their co-op experiences with their peers at the College of Science Spring Co-op Expo on Friday in the Raytheon Amphitheater.
As we get ready to face another winter storm, and are still warming up from a frigid January, there are plenty of people questioning the validity of climate change.
Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel Laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, is a Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science.
Less than 0.1 percent of the planet’s water is available for safe use, and challenges centered on H2O form the nexus of some of society’s most pressing environmental issues.