Scientific research generates new understanding and innovation – but it can also yield unexpected, often breathtaking, beauty. This contest, and its subsequent exhibitions pique curiosity, providing new gateways into research and creative opportunities for diverse communities to connect to and explore Northwestern’s...
The science of matter, motion, space and time
The science of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution and distribution
The study of matter and its composition, properties and structure
The use of scientific and mathematical principles for practical applications such as design, construction, and operations
How populations of living things interact with their environment and change over time
Maintaining and restoring physical and mental wellness through knowledge, prevention and treatment
The scientific study of the mind and its functions, especially those influencing behavior
Creating and maintaining the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony.
The making, modification, usage and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, systems and methods of organization in order to solve a problem
The natural world, as a whole or in a particular geographical area, especially as affected by human activity