Organizations are increasingly counting on mathematical models to make hiring, admissions, lending, and other decisions. But according to mathematician Cathy O’Neil, over-reliance on big data and algorithms has become a destructive force in society, further causing divisions between the “haves” and the “have-nots.”
Various forms of PFASs have been linked to prostate, kidney and testicular cancers, as well as thyroid disease and low birthweight.
During her first year at Notre Dame, Elsa Barron was on the lookout for a summer experience that would tie together her interests in science and international affairs. A biology and peace studies double major, Barron, now a sophomore, found what she was looking for in India after becoming Notre...
All are invited to attend the annual ND-Purdue Symposium on Soft Matter and Polymers. Hosted by the University of Notre Dame and Purdue University, the event will take place at Notre Dame’s McCourtney Hall on Saturday, October 6 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. EDT.
Gary Lamberti's distinction as a fellow of the Society for Freshwater Science recognizes sustained excellence in contributions to freshwater science, research, policy, or management.
The University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host an event in its “Science at Sunset” series at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27.
The body’s immune system is a valiant weapon against disease, and harnessing its power through a technique called immunotherapy is at the forefront of current research to treat cancer and other diseases.That’s why an unexpected finding by University of Notre Dame researchers and their collaborators, related to the way two...
Notre Dame Energy Week offers a wide range of educational programs focused on raising awareness and increasing knowledge and understanding of major energy topics and issues. Sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) and its Student Energy Board annually since 2007, the week’s events are geared toward...
The Walther Foundation has made a $3.5 million matching-fund gift that it hopes will inspire those with a similar passion to support novel, multidisciplinary approaches to cancer research.
Nancy Michael, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and director of undergraduate studies for the neuroscience and behavior major, earned the 2018 Frank O'Malley Undergraduate Teaching Award, an annual prize that honors any faculty member who displays “outstanding service to the students of the Notre Dame...
Energy E3 to build innovation center, increase access to sustainable energy in low- and middle-income countries
Researchers at Notre Dame with counterparts in Uganda, Rwanda and Nigeria are working to bridge the gap through a program called Energy E3 — Empowering Nations to Power Their Nation, with plans underway for an inaugural energy innovation center in Uganda.
Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame invite all researchers to attend the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) retreat. The event will take place at the University of Notre Dame’s McCourtney Hall on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
University of Notre Dame researchers have pinpointed the rate at which the only known white dwarf pulsar is slowing its rotation, finally confirming that the star’s spin-down energy is sufficient to power the unique light variations observed from the system.
Each year, grants from the Discovery Fund are awarded to researchers who propose novel technologies and diagnostics that can improve human and environmental health.
Notre Dame researchers have created an integrated framework to identify which neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs – and provide city officials with a strategic approach to ensure the best return on their investment to beat the heat.
National Academy of Sciences committee on exoplanets encourages direct space mission to study earth-like planets
Are we alone? That’s the big question the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee on Exoplanet Science Strategy would like to answer. Its priorities and recommendations for the next decade’s search for habitable worlds outside the Solar System include launching a direct-imaging mission into space, and building more powerful telescopes....
All full-time, regular faculty are encouraged to apply for the Faculty Research Support Program (FRSP) Regular Grant, the FRSP Initiation Grant, and the Francis M. Kobayashi Travel Fund (KTF).
Norman Dovichi, the Grace-Rupley Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is the recipient of the inaugural College of Science Research Award.