In the Spotlight

Cybersecurity research at Stanford

Stanford's broad network of thought leaders are taking an interdisciplinary approach to tackling the range of challenges and opportunities created by ever-changing technical advances. Here are just a few examples of how Stanford is working to address the world's cybersecurity challenges.

Stanford 2014: Year in review

From "My Fair Lady" to the Nobel Prize, a lot happened at Stanford in 2014. Here are just a few of the amazing highlights of the year.

Imagining the universe: cosmology in art and science

Organized by an interdisciplinary consortium drawing on departments and programs from across the university and launched in October 2014, the series brings together scientists, artists and humanists to explore the nature of the universe.

2014 Nobel Laureate W.E. Moerner

Professor W.E. Moerner has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for using fluorescence to extend the limits of the light microscope. His work has made it possible to study molecular processes in real time.

Stanford’s Karl Deisseroth wins Keio Prize

The medical science prize is awarded for his work in optogenetics – using light to control the activity of the brain. The technique is used to understand the brain's wiring and to unravel behavior.