Five Northeastern faculty members participated in an interdisciplinary forum examining January’s attacks in Paris and their place in the larger context of conflicts, terrorism, free speech, and inequality.
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.
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.
Northeastern last week convened an interdisciplinary group of national experts to discuss cutting-edge research and methodological breakthroughs in healthcare organization and management science.
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.
At a recent conference at Northeastern’s School of Law, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Carol Browner said history and nature can help guide cities in finding interdisciplinary solutions to challenges in urban sustainability.
The ethos behind the mission of the Northeastern Center for the Arts is simple, says center director Bree Edwards: “Artists, creativity, and entrepreneurship contribute to society in incredibly thoughtful, provocative, and challenging ways.”
Renowned digital humanities scholar Julia Flanders, a new professor of the practice at Northeastern, leads two dynamic endeavors: The Women Writers Project and Digital Humanities Quarterly.
Information design and data visualization lend meaning to complex problems ranging from levee breaks to Mars landings, according to experts in the field who spoke at a daylong symposium held at Northeastern last week.
The Bouvé College of Health Sciences supports a collaborative approach to healthcare and research, as demonstrated at the 6th annual Interprofessional Research Symposium last week.
Experts from academia and the public and private sectors converged at Northeastern for a daylong symposium focused on how to design sustainable cities for the future.
Northeastern hosted a reception Wednesday to highlight Spieler’s transformative impact on the university after her decade-long tenure.