Yale Institute for Global Health awards Spark grant to four faculty members

Four Yale Institute of Global Health associated faculty members each receive an award of up to $10,000 for projects contributing to global health research.

Leitner Planetarium reopens for first time since COVID-19 pandemic

The Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium to present a new planetarium show after reopening earlier this month

Yale researchers confront racially exclusionary practices in neuroimaging

A failure to diversify clinical trial participation could endanger scientific research’s ability to represent a diverse population; standard practices in neuroimaging were shown to exclude marginalized populations from participating.

YIGH director Saad Omer to depart from Yale

Omer is leaving Yale to helm UT Southwestern’s School of Public Health as its inaugural dean.

Yale astronomer helps find two supermassive black holes at closest distance yet

Yale professor and astronomer, Meg Urry, was involved in the discovery of a pair of active supermassive black holes at the center of a nearby galaxy.

YSM holds first-ever meeting of scientific advisory board

Leading doctors and researchers from around the nation gathered in New Haven to provide advice for maximizing the impact of the Yale School of Medicine’s scientific endeavors.

Search for YSPH Dean enters final stages

The School of Public Health’s search for a new dean remains shrouded in secrecy, but with a cohort of finalists selected, the process is likely nearing its end.

Mark Lemmon announced as new chair of pharmacology

Mark Lemmon, professor of pharmacology and co-director of the Yale Cancer Biology Institute, was named as the chair of pharmacology at the Yale School of Medicine

Nine-year-old girl tours Yale labs after neighbor reported her to police for spraying lanternflies

A neighbor’s call to the police on a young Black girl for spraying lanternflies sparked discourse around the dangers of adultifying Black children and weaponizing the police. A Yale tour led by Black female scientists sought to support the little girl in her love for science.

Cambridge’s Scott Mandelbrote lectures on lost Newton book

At a Wednesday lecture at the Beinecke Library, historian Scott Mandelbrote discussed his recent work in authenticating a lost Isaac Newton notebook.

Yale postdoc wins Romer Prize for 3D modeling of extinct animal joints

Armita Manafzadeh’s unique data-driven approach to analyze the joints of dinosaurs and other extinct animals at the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies earned recognition from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.