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Category: Research News

‘Dirty’ Superconductors Make Better Particle Accelerators

Northwestern researchers show how impurities can increase the maximum accelerating field of superconducting radio-frequency cavities, a finding with huge potential cost advantages November 8,...
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Mark Hersam Leads Battery-Powered Science Cafe

McCormick materials science expert says smallest details may revolutionize future of energy November 8, 2019 | By Roger Anderson It’s hard to imagine a...
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World Watchers

Led by investigators at the Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering, researchers are designing a smart new way to monitor our surroundings, from natural...
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Pattern Recognition

Award-winning mathematician Bryna Kra follows the numbers to discover surprising insights about complex systems, while championing women and minorities to strengthen her field Bryna...
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Science in Society Awarded First NSF Grant

Collaborative research project will explore long-term outcomes for middle-school youth, their mentors, and partner organizations The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a collaborative...
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Message from Interim VPR Milan Mrksich

I am delighted to begin my term as Interim Vice President for Research, and I look forward to working with all my colleagues to...
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Morimoto Named Interim Executive Director of CBC

Northwestern University’s Richard Morimoto has been named interim executive director of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC), effective Nov. 1. Morimoto is taking over for...
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Shandra White Named New Executive Director for Sponsored Research

Experienced grants administrator brings innovative mindset, strong customer focus to high-volume Northwestern role Northwestern has recruited Shandra White to serve as its executive director...
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Research Integrity Takes Center Stage

At Northwestern co-hosted event, institutional leaders from across the nation converged to discuss strategies, resources, and tools for promoting research integrity Northwestern’s Chicago campus...
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Mrksich Named Interim Vice President for Research

Innovative scientist also to serve on President Schapiro’s senior staff Milan Mrksich, the Henry Wade Rogers Professor at Northwestern, has been named Northwestern University’s Interim...
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Northwestern’s Emmy Murphy Wins Prestigious ‘New Horizons’ Prize

The mathematician will be honored at a November ceremony considered the ‘Oscars of Science’ Northwestern University mathematician Emmy Murphy has been named one of...
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Northwestern’s Sponsored Research Funding Jumps to Nearly $800M

Unprecedented growth parallels Northwestern’s transformative research impact; credit given to strategic team approach by faculty, staff, and leadership Continuing a longstanding growth trend, Northwestern...
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