From research on prosthetic limbs to devising new ways to experience opera, scholarship by Brown faculty members earned them recognition from prestigious national and international organizations this spring.
Public health researchers have earned a $1.1 million grant to identify best practices at hospitals that provide cost-effective, high-quality care for Medicare recipients in need of post-discharge services.
With the goal of prevention, a new study of children and teens with autism spectrum disorders found five risk factors that are significantly associated with an increased likelihood of seeking inpatient psychiatric care.
With urgent health issues on the agenda such as hospital mergers and risky pregnancies, the Rhode Island Department of Health is engaging Brown students to pitch in, offering valuable opportunities to gain real-world research experience in return.
Brown University engineers have shown that applying curvature to the base of a fish fin can increase its stiffness, an effect that could underlie the maneuverability of fish and provide a new design concept for robotic swimmers.