Northeastern professors David Lazer, an authority on social networks, and Alessandro Vespignani, a world-renowned statistical physicist, addressed members of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in a briefing on Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
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New associate professor Shaw Bronner studies the biomechanics of dance movement—research with applications ranging from preventing dancers’ injuries to understanding the neural relationship between movement and memory.
This fall’s Open Classroom Series will focus on U.S. health care reform with a particular emphasis on patient safety, Obamacare, and obesity.
Assistant professor Andrea Parker is developing mobile tools aimed at improving the health and wellness of people in low-income communities—and inspiring them to encourage their neighbors to do the same.
Professor James Benneyan’s team at the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute is starting to save healthcare systems millions of dollars by solving some of their most complex challenges.
A new program designed by Maria Dolce, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, aims to promote oral health care while preventing disease.
The university is the first in Boston to sign on to the “Real Food Challenge,” a commitment by higher education institutions to purchase at least 20 percent of its food from local, fair, and sustainable sources by 2020.
Terry Fulmer, dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences and chair of the committee charged last year with exploring this issue, discusses the new policy, which goes into effect next month.
Assistant professor Matthew Goodwin has been awarded $1 million from the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative to develop an intuitive system for parents and caregivers to collect quantitative data about autistic children in home settings.
Third-year biology major Angelina Sassi co-founded a student group that fights AIDS in Africa and the U.S. and plans to work on co-op at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation.
Two Northeastern alumni entrepreneurs unveiled their mobile produce market on Thursday that aims to bring healthy food to underserved areas of Boston.
The Handle Bar, an indoor cycling studio founded by Northeastern alumnus Jessica Bashelor, opened its doors in South Boston last month.