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Explore the leading research, publications, honors, and awards from Northeastern University

Since 2006, Northeastern University has dramatically expanded its research enterprise, with particular emphasis on three global imperatives: health, security and sustainability. Working intentionally across disciplines, Northeastern faculty members are focused on solving real problems in the world. NGN Research tells the stories of these important accomplishments.

Honors & Awards

Grants, fellowships, awards and other honors that recognize and support innovative research and world-class teaching.


Groundbreaking, inspiring research and scholarly work, including journal articles and books, published across disciplines.

Conferences & Events

Academic conferences convened by Northeastern faculty, and academic conferences where Northeastern faculty play key roles.


May 18, 2023

FDA shores up cybersecurity requirements for medical devices

Many hospitals have vulnerable devices, an HHS official told Congress this week.

May 15, 2023

“The world’s largest Black group chat”: Behind the mission to preserve Black Twitter

A number of efforts are underway to document not just the content created on the platform but how Black women used it for communication and community.

May 16, 2023

The Trouble With Algorithmic Ethics

Effective altruism, the latest intellectual craze, has no room for wolves or mountain climbing.

May 15, 2023

Squid Camouflage Inspires Human Invisibility: Is it Possible?

New research on leucophores reveals more about squid camouflage processes in the wild and what it could mean for human invisibility.

May 16, 2023

How Reuters identified bat-virus risk zones

Estimated number of US gun owners has grown by 20 million in recent years, which experts say may lead to more firearm deaths

MAY 15, 2023

Why are mass shootings on the rise this year?

A London startup’s device aims to capture tire emissions from cars, trucks, delivery vans and buses.

May 11, 2023

How AI knows things no one told it

Researchers try to understand how AI models trained to parrot Internet text can perform advanced tasks.

MAY 9, 2023

The end of the Covid emergency is a warning

The highest alerts are being unraveled globally. But with some 7 million people dead, there are hard lessons to learn from the pandemic.

May 5, 2023

CDC to scale back Covid tracking efforts

With the official end of the public health emergency next week, the agency will no longer report community levels of infection and will stop trying to tally every case.