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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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New Grants, Global Partnership Extend Water Center’s Reach

A new global partnership led by the Northwestern Center for Water Research is taking a multifaceted approach to water challenges facing the Middle East....
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Headlines and Hashtags: How Media Shape Society

NU-Q scholar’s research provides valuable insight into Arab world Each year, in an unusual study that is the most comprehensive of its kind, 6,000...
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Hands-on Exercises Ensure Northwestern’s Emergency Preparedness

Northwestern University and the City of Evanston recently completed three days of emergency response drills designed to ensure the safety of research done on...
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Resting Brain Offers Clues About Disease

Northwestern neurologists pursue new early interventions for aphasia New research at Northwestern’s Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center (CNADC) is illustrating the benefit of...
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In Age of Robotics, Can Humans be Trusted?

Northwestern researchers design devices that learn from users Whether it’s the confidence in knowing a computer will start up when asked, or faith in...
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Art That Sees The Big Picture

Block Museum Director Lisa Corrin explores visual language to help drive interdisciplinary research at Northwestern The Block Museum of Art occupies a modest physical location on...
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