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.
Can reefs be designed for immunity? Genetic research is identifying disease-resistant super corals in the Caribbean
September 28, 2023
Northeastern scientist Steven Vollmer has new research that rates staghorn corals from Panama and Florida on their genetic resistance to a plague that has nearly wiped them out. The goal is reef restoration.
How fast are Arctic glaciers melting? A team of Northeastern engineers explored the north with a robot and cameras to find out
September 25, 2023
Hanumant Singh and several other Northeastern professors traveled to the northernmost Arctic field station in the world and used a robot boat, cameras and sensors to create 3D models of glaciers.
September 20, 2023
By analyzing and isolating brain signals, NeuroVEP can identify potential problems. The researchers also envision the technology being used on people who have had strokes or traumatic brain injury.
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.
August 29, 2023
The factors that lead to tragedies like the UNC-Chapel Hill shooting are deeply ingrained in US politics, culture, and law.
August 24, 2023
Common food additive found in ice cream, sauces and microwave meals may raise risk of health problems in children if eaten during pregnancy, study warns
Researchers found that giving pregnant or nursing mice water with emulsifiers resulted in their offspring having mild physical and mental health issues, such as intended weight loss and anxiety.
August 25, 2023
Danielle Steel’s bestselling novels and the intriguing phenomenon of bestsellers in publishing.
August 16, 2023
Dennis Giese, a Northeastern University PhD student, highlights concerns about data privacy and potential breaches.
August 15, 2023
In a groundbreaking simulation, researchers at Northeastern University, McGill University, and the University of Twente have showcased the remarkable capabilities of the MyoSuite 2.0 platform.
August 14, 2023
As the United States begins to crack down on PFAS contamination, Indigenous communities are getting left behind.
July 27, 2023
Study of Facebook and Instagram data from 2020 election shows chronological lists had no measurable impact on polarization.
The studies published on Thursday offer no easy answers to the debate that has raged since the 2016 election over the relationship between social media platforms and political polarization.
July 27, 2023
The world’s leading social media researchers has published studies that look at the relationship between the algorithms used by Facebook and Instagram and America’s widening political divide.