Northeastern postdoctoral researcher Asanterabi Malima, PhD’13, received the Entrepreneurial Award during Massachusetts’ celebration of Africa Week in recognition of his founding a biotech firm and developing a device that enables early, low-cost disease detection.
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Alice Bonner, an associate professor of nursing at Northeastern and a national leader in Alzheimer’s disease care research, will lead the university’s efforts as part of an initiative aimed at providing more support services to people with Alzheimer’s and their families and raising awareness about the importance of early detection.
A new study using sociometers—devices that track individuals’ interactions with one another—suggests that context plays a large role in whether or not women talk more than men.
Top researchers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policymakers from Massachusetts and Switzerland convened at Northeastern University on Friday for an energy summit, where participants discussed innovations and strategies to address climate change and a range of other global energy challenges.
The San Francisco-based ride-sharing companyhas grown in popularity in recent years, expanding to more than 100 cities worldwide. Here, Joseph Giglio, an executive professor in the D’Amore McKim School of Business, discusses Uber’s recent success and what it says about the outlook of urban transportation in the future.
With support from the National Science Foundation, assistant professor Marilyn Minus will apply her research into designing materials stronger than Kevlar to create better synthetic collagen fibers and flame-retardant coatings.
Northeastern is hosting the world premiere of a traveling exhibit featuring 25 innovative Swiss energy projects honored with the renowned Watt d’Or award.
With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Digital Scholarship Group at Northeastern is hosting an international service called TAPAS that will provide low-cost publishing and storage services for users to create, curate, and share high-quality data using open-source tools.
Seven faculty research projects have been selected to receive grants through a new initiative that promotes innovative teaching approaches in the classroom and advances undergraduate learning at Northeastern.
A few years ago, biologists Slava Epstein and Yoshiteru Aoi fantasized about a device that would work like a highway lane closure to isolate pure bacterial samples from the environment. They teamed with assistant professor of chemical engineering Ed Goluch to make their dream a reality.
Assistant professor Loretta Fernandez has developed a straightforward method for determining the concentration of contaminants likely to end up in the tissues of organisms living in polluted waterways.
Last week, Northeastern researchers were joined by Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Stephen W. Director to converse with audience members at the Boston Museum of Science from a unique vantage point: the bottom of the ocean at the Aquarius Reef Base off Florida’s coast.