Up to 10 grants, $50K on the five senses. This funding opportunity will support investigations on any aspect of human sensory systems, or systems-enabling sensory perception, in human health or disease. Proposals on both traditional sensory systems – sight, sound, smell, taste and touch – which gather, organize, and integrate external stimuli, as well as … Continue reading "Pilot funding- Five Senses: Input & Response"
Community engagement in research creates trust between academic researchers and communities and, ultimately, improves community health. To bolster this partnership, Harvard Catalyst has created Community-Engaged Research, an online course designed for both researchers and community members running October 13-December 17. This course will help researchers like you build trusting relationships with the community while preparing … Continue reading "Online Course: Community-Engaged Research"
As the COVID-19 pandemic nears the end of its second year, health systems worldwide continue to experience unprecedented strain, highlighting the need for solutions that make health care more effective, accessible, and affordable. Especially in the Asia Pacific, countries that experienced early success in pandemic management in 2020 now face new conditions that confound their exit strategies to a post-pandemic world. … Continue reading "Vaccination and beyond: Lessons for ending the pandemic from the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, and the U.S."
Join us for a virtual interactive workshop on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) open to all faculty and teaching staff across Harvard University to explore how to engage diverse learners including English Language Learners (ELLs) and Students with Disabilities (SWD). UDL provides a framework to make learning accessible for all types of learners through multiple … Continue reading "Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Inclusive Teaching Workshop"
Climate change is an intensely polarizing issue. It doesn’t have to be. In the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), a representative sample of 962 Americans gathered … Continue reading "Solutions for our planet: In search of common ground on climate and energy policy"
Join us for a Harvard Library Open Access Month Webinar! Already a protocols.io user? Sign up for this webinar if you want to learn more about the advanced features and functionality offered in protocols.io. This workshop will cover the following features: Using the editor (templates, lab/computational components, smart component, import of existing protocols, sections, attachments, … Continue reading "Webinar: Tips and Tricks for protocols.io Power Users"
Event Description In January 2020, reports began to circulate internationally of a pneumonia-like illness spreading in China. Little was known about the novel pathogen, SARS-CoV-2, at that time. As scientists and public … Continue reading "COVID-19, Science, and the Media: Lessons Learned Reporting on the Pandemic"
Join the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness for "Three Life Lessons from COVID-19: We Can Come Out Happier than We Went In," presented by Dr. Arthur C. … Continue reading "Three Life Lessons from COVID-19: We Can Come Out Happier than We Went In"
The Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health hosts a monthly Chalk Talk series (4th Wednesdays). This month, Assistant Professor Peter James will present his work on: “Seeing the Forest for the … Continue reading "Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Novel Approaches to Understanding How Exposure to Nature Influences Human Health"
Presented by the Department of Epidemiology Talk title:Low Generalizability of Polygenic Risk Scores in African Populations Speaker: Lerato Majara Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics in Research (GINGER) Fellow University of … Continue reading "Works-in-Progress Seminar Series"