Diogo Bolster is a self-described “extroverted geek with attention deficit disorder, who gets excited about everything and anything that has to do with science.” Learn more about him and how he manages his day-to-day.
Science Sunday is an annual event where adults and children can learn about ND-LEEF and the wide range of environmental research happening at Notre Dame.
Even the most prepared countries need to focus more on climate change, according to the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) Country Index. The annual study—which measures how 181 countries compare on vulnerability to climate impacts and readiness to successfully implement adaptation solutions—shows that top-ranked nations such as...
An interdisciplinary group of 20 faculty gathered at Fernwood Botanical Garden in Niles, Michigan, for three days of conversation and action-planning oriented around Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’…
In the study, published recently in Science, researchers discovered that most bacteria in the gut microbiome are heritable after looking at more than 16,000 gut microbiome profiles collected over 14 years from a long-studied population of baboons in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame will lead a five-year study to improve the fundamental understanding, detection and predictability of marine sea fog.
Many cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a potentially toxic class of chemicals linked to a number of serious health conditions, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.
Hundreds of different chemicals exist for managing a variety of agricultural pests, but a new study from the University of Notre Dame showed that evaluating their effects on freshwater ecosystems could be streamlined if the compounds were evaluated in broad classes and types, rather than individually.
Salvatore Curasi and Ian Klupar are from Adrian Rocha's lab. Salvatore, who recently completed his Ph.D., and Ian, who recently earned his master's in biology, have developed an inexpensive data sensor to log and measure temperature in a variety of settings.
The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is proud to bestow the 2021 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award upon James Parise, Ph.D., and the 2021 College Research Award upon T. Alex Perkins, Ph.D.
The resolution asks that the city council make a commitment to oppose fossil fuel expansion, to accelerate the use of clean energy, to support policies that will reduce lead contamination, and more.
During the 2021-22 academic year, the University, through its annual Notre Dame Forum, will engage in a series of conversations devoted to the theme “Care for Our Common Home: Just Transition to a Sustainable Future.” Inspired by Laudato Si’ and the Holy Father’s continued emphasis on these issues, the forum...
Diogo Bolster, professor and Notre Dame Chair in Hydrology, has been appointed as the Henry J. Massman Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences.
Of the three bald eagle eggs laid at the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) in St. Patrick’s County Park, the first hatched on Monday, March 29, 2021.
Returning to "normal" isn't for everyone. In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, meet eight women leaders who are challenging the status quo in their fields. To read their stories, click here…
Viewpoint: Let Indiana legislators know you value the state's remaining wetlands The South Bend Tribune featured a viewpoint article by ND-ECI affiliated faculty Gary Lamberti, Professor of Biological Sciences and Katherine O'Reilly, Ph.D. Candidate in Biological Sciences. Acre for acre, it’s hard to beat wetlands when it comes to the...
New research from the University of Notre Dame mapped oceanic shipping patterns to see how the Arctic could be affected by non-native species being introduced by ballast water.
Even as a young man, George Craig loved learning about mosquitoes. Over his lifetime he became a world-renowned entomologist whose dedication to fighting disease inspired a generation of scientists.
Stuart Jones and Prashant Kamat, both professors in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, have been named Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Web of Science.
Peter M. Kogge, Jeanne Romero-Severson and Jennifer L. Tank have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).