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Chicago Humanities Festival Commences with Northwestern Day

A trio of Northwestern faculty members will help kickoff this year’s Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) on October 28. Beth Shakman Hurd, political science; Debra...
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D’Aquila, Hockberger Named Research AVPs

Northwestern University has announced the addition of two associate vice presidents to the Office for Research. The promotions of Richard D’Aquila, medicine: infectious diseases,...
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Northwestern Appoints Nathalia Henry New IRB Executive Director

Following an extensive national search, Northwestern University has named Nathalia Henry as its new executive director of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office. Henry...
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Enhanced Research Shop Opens Doors

Facility designed to custom-make scientific tools that support cutting-edge discovery From the impeccably marked safety routes to the pristine lighting, Northwestern’s renovated Research Shop...
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Northwestern Launches Digital Research Repository

Initiative advances access to wide-ranging open scholarship materials A new web-based service from Northwestern University Libraries is offering a simple solution for researchers wanting...
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Freedom’s Chains

Slavery scholar Harris examines the stunning contradiction at the heart of American history Northwestern historian Leslie Harris started planning her escape to New York...
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Why Northwestern’s Enduring Research Success Matters

Northwestern continues its decade-long success in accelerating and growing its research enterprise. One measure of that growth is our annual sponsored funding, which reached...
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Northwestern Research Funding Surpasses $675 Million

Record-breaking support fuels diverse, high-impact discovery Northwestern’s sponsored research awards grew to $676.5 million last fiscal year, the largest amount in the University’s history...
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Better Together: Breakthrough Science the Northwestern Way

University is a leader in teaching, practicing, and promoting team science When Northwestern’s Sir Fraser Stoddart won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for...
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Discovery Every Day

With humor, humanity, and an experimentalist’s rigorous intellect, research VP Jay Walsh helps create Northwestern’s knowledge ecosystem “See that graph?” says Jay Walsh, gesturing...
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Departing Research AVP Leaves Transformative Legacy

  Lew Smith is finally taking a deep breath of his own. After 38 years as a basic science and clinical researcher and pulmonologist...
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Cores Get Gold Star Treatment for Role in Advancing Transformative Science

Microscopic details are a comfort for Joshua Rappoport. As director of Northwestern’s Center for Advanced Microscopy and Nikon Imaging Center (CAM-NIC), Rappoport, cell and...
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