An interdisciplinary team at Northeastern University is developing an online simulation game that would provide self-represented litigants with advocacy experience before they appear in court for legal proceedings such as evictions, mortgage foreclosures, and debt collection cases.
Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his groundbreaking work to create a novel class of compounds to treat glaucoma.
University leaders and researchers joined representatives from industry and government agencies on Wednesday at Northeastern’s Kostas Research Institute to celebrate NanoOPS, a new nanoscale printing system that could transform nanomanufacturing and spur innovation in areas such as electronics, medicine, and energy storage.
The College of Engineering’s Undergraduate Lab Fair gave students the chance to learn more about the engineering labs and research opportunities on campus and connect with faculty and their peers.
New professor of nursing Barbara Guthrie has come to Northeastern with the goal of preparing the next generation of nursing scientists and continuing her work to support underserved communities.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways to study how marine organisms respond to climate related severe temperature stress.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Northeastern University has developed a novel method for controllably constructing precise inter-nanotube junctions—an innovation that could have major real-world applications in a range of industries.
Pioneering cancer researcher Ross Cagan, the keynote speaker at Northeastern’s Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series on Thursday, described how his lab is using fruit flies to determine personalized treatment for patients.
Ferdi Hellweger, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his research colleagues have created an advanced model aimed at exploring the role of neutral evolution in the biogeographic distribution of ocean microbes.
Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history who specializes in the digital humanities, has created a Bookworm that allows users to search references to specific words used throughout The Simpsons’ 25-season run by season, episode, and even time within each episode. Excellent.
Celia Pearce, a newly appointed associate professor of game design, has spent the past three decades working in the interactive media field. But she may not have become one of the world’s leading experts on virtual worlds and multiplayer gaming if not for a prescient phone call in 1983.
Peter Bex, a vision scientist and newly appointed psychology professor, works to detect, diagnose, and monitor visual impairment. His research goal, he says, is to maximize people’s remaining vision.