Gary A. Lamberti, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been named the Gillen Acting Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC). Lamberti will oversee the center’s two facilities: UNDERC-East, located between Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and UNDERC-West, located in western Montana...
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have received $1.5 million to develop models that will improve the monitoring of endangered or invasive species in flowing waters, like streams and rivers, using information from environmental DNA (eDNA) samples.
The research team found that although coastal homeowners may perceive a worsening of climate change-related hazards, these attitudes are largely unrelated to a homeowner’s expectations of actual home damage.
Science Sunday is an annual event where adults and children can learn about ND-LEEF and the latest research there.
Notre Dame International’s faculty research grant cycle is now open and more opportunities are available internationally for the 2019-2020 cycle. Two new grants have been created through generous University benefactors, including the Wine Family Beijing Global Gateway Research Grant Program…
Danielle Wood, associate director for research in the Center for Civic Innovation at the University of Notre Dame, has been named project director of the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN), a key program of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI).
Learn how Notre Dame researchers have made key discoveries that have improved our understanding of mosquito-borne diseases and continue these research efforts today.
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have received $180.6 million in research funding for fiscal year 2019 — $100 million more than 10 years ago and a more than 27 percent increase from last year.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized three Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research with Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards. CAREER awards are the NSF’s most prestigious grant available to early-career faculty, and over the past six years, Notre Dame researchers have received more than 40 of...
Competitors arriving at the 1st hole of the U.S. Senior Open are greeted by Juday Creek. Flowing through Warren Golf Course, the stream is home to an important ecosystem, and is a valuable resource for Notre Dame researchers today.
The University of Notre Dame won nine awards at the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence Awards, second among 611 participating member institutions from 20 countries.
Within the next 80 years, global food demand is expected to increase sharply to meet the needs of a projected world population topping 11 billion. The increase in agriculture will likely influence human infectious diseases, which in turn may affect food production and distribution, according to a review paper by...
The University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host an event in their “Science at Sunset” series from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
Tank, who also currently serves as the current president of the Society for Freshwater Science, is being recognized for her research that sits at the intersection of freshwater systems and agriculture in the Midwest.
According to the study, 62 percent of coastal homeowners are not considering taking any action to reduce the vulnerabilities of their homes or enhance protections against future hurricanes.
For the first time, three bald eagle eggs have been laid at the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) in St. Patrick’s County Park. The first of the three bald eaglets hatched on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 and the last two eaglets are expected to hatch in...
Scholars from the University of Notre Dame and two Israeli universities came together for an interdisciplinary workshop titled “International collaborative workshop at the nexus of water, disease transmission, and armed conflict in Jerusalem, Israel.” The event was hosted March 11-14, 2019 at the Jerusalem Global Gateway at Tantur.
An assessment of how climate change impacts farming, urban populations, wildlife, and more in the Great Lakes region has been released by the Environmental Law & Policy Center.
The University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host an event in their “Science at Sunset” series from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The event will take place at the Morrison Family Pavilion within St. Patrick’s County Park located on Laurel Road in...
For the fourth year in a row, the United States has ranked 15th in the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) Country Index.