Harvard Chan faculty among those selected for Salata Institute climate grants

September 19, 2023 – Two faculty members from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are among 19 from across Harvard selected to receive support from the Salata Institute Seed Grant Program, launched in April to fund interdisciplinary research in climate and sustainability.

This is the first cohort of awards from the Seed Grant Program, which is supported by a gift from the Troper Wojcicki Foundation.

Stéphane Verguet, associate professor of global health, is principal investigator of a project that will provide evidence for governments to use in decarbonizing their healthcare systems.

And K. “Vish” Viswanath, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication, is co-principal investigator of a project on effectively communicating the benefits of climate action.

Read a Harvard Gazette article: 14 projects confronting climate change win Salata Institute grants

Read a Harvard Crimson article: Harvard Salata Institute Funds 14 New Climate Research Projects Through Seed Grant Program