Research funding breaks through to $886M
Posted September 10, 2020
Impressive growth driven by multiple Northwestern strengths, notably biomedical A global pandemic has not blunted Northwestern University’s remarkable research enterprise, which has grown to...
Chris Abani named new director for Program of African Studies
Posted August 31, 2020
Celebrated English scholar to lead longstanding, pioneering University research center Award-winning author and scholar Chris Abani has been named the next director of the...
Northwestern is key partner in $115 million national center to build revolutionary quantum computer
Posted August 26, 2020
Fermilab-led initiative — one of just five elite National Quantum Initiative centers funded by the DOE — includes an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern faculty...
Novel chemical process aims for high-energy impact
Posted August 24, 2020
The research builds on Northwestern Nobel laureate Fraser Stoddart’s seminal work on ‘molecular machines’ A team of Northwestern graduate and postdoctoral researchers within 2016...
Doing Research: Important Administrative Updates
Posted July 28, 2020
Monthly news and information that supports the success of researchers and their administrators. This regularly updated digest of administrative guidance facilitates Northwestern research activity. ...
COVID-19 Updates & Guidance for Research
Posted July 28, 2020
The Office for Research provides guidance and information to investigators conducting research during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reflections on George Floyd and Racial Injustice
Posted June 5, 2020
June 5, 2020 Dear Office for Research colleagues, By now, you have heard from a number of our institutional leaders about this most challenging...
Research News And Notes: Spring 2019
Posted July 9, 2019
Exploring Sex Risks Sexual and gender minority adolescents in the United States are at high risk for negative sexual health outcomes like HIV and...
A Network of Knowledge
Posted July 2, 2019
At Northwestern, interdisciplinary research is in our DNA, and our University Research Institutes and Centers (URICs) are a remarkable example of our commitment to...
A Foundation to Build Upon
Posted July 1, 2019
Sarah Fodor is fluent in the language of foundations, a skill that can require determining how best to communicate with any one of 100,000 or...
URICA’s Boes Named Employee Of Year
Posted June 30, 2019
Joe Boes, senior director of University Research Centers and Institutes (URICs) administration and operation, has been named Northwestern’s Employee of the Year. Boes was recognized...
Manufacturing A Future — Beyond The Assembly Line
Posted June 14, 2019
Research AVP Jian Cao aims at making manufacturing more efficient and environmentally friendly, while increasing its economic and social impacts Dirty, dark, and dangerous....