Bernice Pescosolido

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Indiana University has established the Indiana University Network Science Institute, or IUNI. The $7 million initiative will bring together many of the university’s top minds to explore and embrace the challenge of understanding complex networks that underlie large-scale systems, including the environment, economics, technology, and human health. “Today, more than ever before, exploring the connections […]

Applying research

June 18, 2013

There is a lot of talk these days about applied or “translational” research, meaning, mainly, research that makes the transition out of the laboratory into the “real world”, research that results in some new drug or therapy or treatment, some groundbreaking technology. It’s sometimes harder to see research at work outside the drug therapy or […]

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