“I study termites,” says Erin Cole, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Biology. “I’m not here to tell you how to kill them.” No, she’s here at RISE:2016 to […]
Picture this: A sensor the size of two matchsticks side-by-side that can detect a bacterial infection in two minutes flat. It would quickly enable health-care providers to administer an antibiotic that targets the specific bug rather than a broad-spectrum drug that could be hit-or-miss. That describes the mind-boggling research project that Daniel Ostberg, E’20, displayed in Innovation Alley at RISE:2016.
The judging is underway at RISE:2016. The doors opened at 10 a.m., and presenters are talking with judges and visiting with expo attendees.
At two academic plan town hall meetings on Monday, members of the Northeastern community examined strategic themes—doctoral education, and research and scholarship—of the academic plan, which will guide the university’s course over the next 10 years.
In recognition of its forward-thinking approach to food, Northeastern Dining was invited to join the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, which promotes interdisciplinary research and practice to offer healthier, more sustainable menus in dining halls across the country.
“I had thought about being a doctor before this experience,” said Keeyon Olia, S’18, “but not as seriously and not with as much confidence.”
Through Northeastern’s population health doctoral program, Cassidy Griffin combines her doctoral studies with research at MEDITECH, a Massachusetts-based health information company. In so doing, she is learning how to conduct both discovery– and innovation-driven research on how population health and data analytics can help organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery.
New research from two Northeastern University professors shows that in the days following Michael Brown’s fatal shooting, everyday citizens—not politicians, celebrities, or other prominent public figures—were the ones who, using Twitter, shaped the national dialogue.
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs James C. Bean has appointed David Luzzi vice provost for research innovation and development and vice president for the Northeastern University Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts.
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III and President Aoun highlighted the impact of public service and service-learning on Monday at a conference hosted by Northeastern.
Beth Stevens, BPH’93, discovered a key function of microglia, a lesser-known type of brain cell, that is prompting a shift in thinking about brain development in healthy states as well as in neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
Throughout Northeastern’s School of Pharmacy, researchers are making progress in solving a range of pressing health challenges.