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Request Space for Occupancy in ISEC
The Provost and Senior Vice Provost for Research are responsible for assigning faculty to lab/office spaces in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC), currently scheduled to open in early 2017. The goal for this complex is to host high-impact interdisciplinary research programs that will make the best use of the facilities to further Northeastern’s … Continued
Research Vision 2025: Achieving Preeminence At Northeastern University
Research Vision 2025 Art Kramer, Senior Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education The Provost’s Office is announcing a new program to achieve preeminence in research and doctoral education. Proposals for interdisciplinary research that detail an innovative approach to challenging societal issues are solicited from departments, colleges, and teams of faculty. Northeastern University has come … Continued
Alumnus of Northeastern’s game design program applies video game experience to psychology research
When Ruiming Wang, who recently graduated from Northeastern’s Game Science and Design program, realized his virtual reality skills could improve people’s lives, he had one thought: “I’m in.”
Center for Communications and Digital Signal Processing (CDSP)
Director: Gilead Tadmor, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering he CDSP is comprised of nine faculty and 50 graduate students in electrical and computer engineering, whose state-of-the-art research focuses on communications, signal processing, control systems and related computational software and hardware. In collaboration with industrial partners such as Analog Devices, Inc., BBN Technologies and Nokia, … Continued
The Middle East Center
Director: Denis Sullivan, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. The mission of the Middle East Center is to support the research and academic mission of Northeastern University in relation to the Middle East and North Africa. The center will engage: Northeastern faculty from a range of disciplines and colleges; International scholars, policy makers, and … Continued
Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute
Director: Phil Brown, University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences. Conceptualizing, studying, and addressing environmental health problems such as toxic chemicals, climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, and environmental justice requires creative collaborations across disciplines. As a hub for collaborative environmental health learning and interest on campus the Institute trains graduate students and postdocs for … Continued
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
Director: Dick Daynard, Professor of Law PHAI is an interdisciplinary research and advocacy institute created by the Northeastern University School of Law and Graduate Programs in Public Health at Tufts University School of Medicine. The Institute seeks to increase the legal field’s understanding of public health and help ensure that legal decisions take into account … Continued
NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks
Director: Elizabeth Dillon, Professor of English, and David Lazer, Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information Science. The NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks is Northeastern University’s new center for Digital Humanities and Computational Social Science. NULab supports faculty research projects; trains graduate students in DH and CSS skills; sponsors talks and symposia; and … Continued
Marine Science Center (MSC)
Director: Geoffrey Trussell An internationally recognized research institution that focuses on nearshore coastal marine environments. Research at the center focuses on a variety of issues including how environmental change (global warming, invasive species, ocean acidification) impacts and shapes the organization and dynamics of coastal communities, ecological modeling, evolutionary genomics, the causes and consequences of changes … Continued
Institute on Race and Justice
Director:Jack McDevitt Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities This interdisciplinary research institute combines faculty and professional staff from the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the School of Law and the College of Arts, Media and Design. At the forefront of the national dialogue about race and social … Continued