A partner effort among Brown scholars, volunteers and Native American leaders, Stolen Relations has recovered thousands of Indigenous enslavement records, drawing attention to a topic rarely broached in school history lessons.
Suresh Venkatasubramanian served as a White House advisor for the nation’s first “Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights,” helping to develop a guide to ethical practices in an era of data-driven technologies.
The federal government selected four algorithms to serve as standards for public key security in the pending era of quantum computers, three of which are based on technology devised by a team of Brown experts.
A team led by a Brown biologist discovered that the same specialized brain area that helps songbirds learn their songs also exists in woodpeckers, suggesting that the communicative drumming evolved in a similar way.
From U.S. News and World Report to Forbes, prominent rankings in the last year gave the University high marks for its distinctive student experience, world-class teaching and research, and inclusive environment.
In a finding that could inform therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, a team of Brown University neuroscientists reports on a mechanism of degeneration for the locus coeruleus region of the brain.
A research team including Brown University faculty and students created a superconducting diode without a magnetic field in multi-layer graphene, a development that could form the basis for future “lossless” electronics.
The study is an example of how brain imaging technology — in this case developed by researchers at Brown University — can be adapted to advance knowledge of brain processes and prompt new questions about behavior.
After surveying thousands of Americans on the COVID-19 vaccine, climate change and other contested issues, scholars found a correlation between how much people think they know and deviation from scientific consensus.
The projects, which address problems ranging from mental health to food security to the impact on K-12 education, will receive $643,029 in research support from a new Peter G. Peterson Foundation fund.
As communities confront the persistent presence of chemical pollutants, Joseph Braun, an associate professor of epidemiology, discusses new research findings and what individuals can do to decrease their exposure.
A partnership with local harm reduction organizations and Rhode Island Hospital’s toxicology lab aims to decrease overdose deaths by revealing the amount of fentanyl and other unknown substances in the local drug supply.
The 50-year home to Africana studies at Brown, Churchill House will undergo an expansion to make room for new faculty, give graduate students more space, and create new opportunities for one of America’s oldest Black theaters.
Research led by staff from Brown’s Policy Lab found that perceptions of others’ behavior predict intentions to get vaccinated, raising implications and questions around public health policy and intervention strategies.
The lab of George Karniadakis, professor of applied mathematics and engineering, leads the charge of developing physics-informed neural networks to diagnose and predict the severity of arterial aneurysms.
From researching the history of Indigenous land stewardship to developing nonpartisan policy ideas, collaborative scholarship at Brown aims to overcome obstacles to meaningful action on climate change.
Co-founded by distinguished lecturer Julie A. Strandberg and her former student, Artists and Scientists as Partners (ASaP) symposiums enable people with certain neurological disorders to find joy, connection and longed-for freedom.
In partnership with the policy group Results for America, EdResearch for Recovery provides resources to effectively implement evidence-based strategies in schools nationwide to combat pandemic-related learning losses.
From conducting fluid dynamics experiments in a home lab to spearheading a statewide COVID-19 relief plan, Brown undergraduate students pursued, developed and adapted research projects despite challenges posed by the pandemic.
The long search for dark matter, estimated to comprise 85% of all mass in the universe, took a major step forward with the underground LUX-ZEPLIN experiment in South Dakota now delivering initial results.
Improved understanding of a neural pathway connecting light-sensitive cells in the retina with the cortical brain regions involved in mood and cognition has implications for the development of treatments for mood disorders.
Kavita Ramanan, Richard Schwartz and Joseph Silverman landed the opportunity, considered a career pinnacle for many, to present at next week’s prestigious ICM conference, an event held once every four years.
Created by scholars at the Climate Solutions Lab in Brown University’s Watson Institute, the map reveals what economic benefits individuals and communities could reap if the U.S. pursues a net-zero energy policy.
A new study associated with the BrainGate consortium offered significant clues about how humans learn and form long-term memories; the findings could provide insights for developers of assistive tools for people with paralysis.
In support of a plan to expand its overall research activity, the University closed on the purchase of 10 parcels home to four Care New England buildings, all in close proximity to existing Brown research and education spaces.
A new study found that in Providence, R.I., and other cities, rising floodwaters are exposing more people to industrial pollution, and the issue is disproportionately affecting lower-income communities of color.
In a series of recent collaborations with local cities and schools, Jonathan Collins has shown how “participatory budgeting” can empower and engage people whose voices are often excluded from conversations about public spending.
The Brown Corporation authorized a process to select an architect and launch a full programming phase for the building, a critical step in a long-held vision to create new laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research.
Melting ice in the Arctic Ocean could yield new trade routes in international waters, reducing the shipping industry’s carbon footprint and weakening Russia’s control over trade routes through the Arctic, a study found.
Kenneth Wong, an education scholar at Brown, will assess whether a longstanding music enrichment program in Pawtucket is helping to close opportunity and education achievement gaps for low-income students of color.
Elizabeth Samuels, an assistant professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School, and medical student Aneeqah Naeem argued for federal action supporting harm reduction centers such as those authorized in Rhode Island.