Beginning July 29, 2018, Notre Dame will host the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE). BCCE is a national meeting designed for college chemistry faculty, graduate students, secondary school chemistry teachers, and middle and elementary school science teachers to share ideas and best practices for chemical education.
In a new study, researchers have shown how hackathons, or other crowdsourcing events, may provide a good strategy for building bridges over the traditional divides of research partnerships and accelerate scientific discovery.
A virtually cloudless night drew a crowd of about 1,500 to the Jordan Hall of Science observatory on July 6 to take turns peering at the stars and planets through the Sarah L. Krizmanich Telescope.
Nine faculty members from the College of Science and College of Engineering have been awarded four grants through the Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) Seed Grant Program.
More than 20 physics scholars gathered in June to discuss current research in exotic nuclear structures during a joint event organized by the nuclear physics groups at the University of Notre Dame and Peking University.
Astrophysicist Timothy Beers only needs 100 stars out of the 100 billion in the universe to help prove one of the longest-held theories in the field. Finding those stars, however, is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
That number nearly equals the total number of startups, 33, in the University’s entire 175-year history prior to 2017-18, and it exceeds by a wide margin the previous single-year record of three startups in 2016.
The yearly three-week thematic program through the Center for Mathematics showcases different areas of mathematics research at Notre Dame, and gives mathematicians at all stages of study the chance to collaborate and learn new ideas.
Two College of Science graduate students have been awarded fellowships through the Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics (AD&T) Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowships.
According to Fr. Michelet Dorescar, General Manager of the CSC Salt Project, the facility in downtown Port-au-Prince, which produces its fortified salt marketed under the trade name Bon Sel Dayiti, resumed normal operations on Tuesday, July 10, after being closed on the preceding Saturday and Monday. Most importantly, all...
Trauma, or any kind of severe physical injury, continues to be today’s leading cause of death for people 46 and younger in the United States. In 2007, Dr. Scott Thomas and Dr. Mark Walsh of Memorial Hospital in South Bend were looking for a better way to treat trauma patients...
The Materials Characterization Facility (MCF) will be moving soon to its new location in 146-147 Stepan Chemistry Hall. Currently under construction, the new site is expected to be ready for move-in Monday, July 23.
A Notre Dame chemistry professor well known for his contributions to the field of photoelectrochemistry and renewable energy research was honored with a tribute issue to him in one of the four journals of The Journal of Physical Chemistry, published by the American Chemical Society.
Master of Science in Global Health capstone project leads to scientific publication for Three Eck Institute for Global Health students
Three 2017 graduates of the Eck Institute for Global Health Master of Science in Global Health program published findings in an influential journal of their study of risk factors for choking and other adverse swallowing events (ASEs) among children receiving mass treatment for intestinal worm infections.
Rising junior Margo Waters, a science-business major, has received the first Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research. The endowment is named after the Woodward Family and it will fund Waters’ 2018 NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NURF) in the lab of Prakash D. Nallathamby, research assistant professor of aerospace and...