As part of a month-long underwater research mission, graduate student Allison Matzelle will lead a project studying the flow of energy through one of the oldest organisms in the world: the giant barrel sponge.
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Doctoral students Allison Matzelle, Jennifer Morales, and Tanya Rogers have been named 2014 graduate research fellows by the National Science Foundation. The program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
Northeastern University researchers are part of an international, multidisciplinary team exploring a first-of-its-kind approach to improve human intelligence by stimulating the brain with low-level transcranial current applied to the scalp.
A daylong symposium Friday showcased faculty and students’ research and honored the annual event’s founder, professor Richard Deth, who is retiring after 38 years at Northeastern.
Northeastern associate professor Jon Grabowski, an expert in marine science and fisheries and a member of the New England Fishery Management Council’s Habitat Plan Development Team, is working with fisheries scientists and managers to develop tools that will enhance fisheries habitat management.
Professor Tim Cresswell has received a $1 million grant to build upon his work in mobility theory by examining urban transportation infrastructures and trends in 14 countries. The goal is to understand how current and emerging ideas influence a larger global discussion around mobility in areas such as policy, health, security, sustainability, and social justice.
U.S. Reps. John Tierney and Katherine Clark, as well as staff members from U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren’s offices, visited Northeastern’s unique urban coastal research facility in Nahant on Wednesday to learn more about the interdisciplinary work taking place there.
Northeastern bioengineering graduate student David Walsh has developed a device that monitors the efficacy of treatments for two eye diseases.
New research from Northeastern University philosophy professors suggests that global climate negotiations would be more successful if countries worked together outside of global bargaining venues.
Northeastern is a key partner in the Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry collaboration designed to create a new public cloud computing infrastructure to spur Big Data innovation.
Northeastern’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders has received the 2014 Premier Chapter Award from its parent organization for bringing clean water to families in Honduras and Uganda.
New research from marine scientists at Northeastern 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.