Pilot funding- Five Senses: Input & Response

Virtual

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"

Online Course: Community-Engaged Research

Virtual

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"

Exec. Ed. Online: Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives

Virtual

October 18 – 22, 2021 Focusing on management systems specific to health care, this program provides skill building in the critical areas of leadership and management development. The curriculum is designed to develop conflict resolution, operational analysis, employee management, and quality management techniques necessary to achieve individual and organizational objectives. Today’s knowledge base is different … Continue reading "Exec. Ed. Online: Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives"

The Right to Health and Universal Health Coverage

Virtual

The webinar is a joint Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System event with the Centre for Health Equity, Law and Policy on the interlinkages between right to health and universal health coverage. The panel will discuss the right to health as a foundational framework for design and implementation of universal health coverage, with particular emphasis on marginalized contexts, … Continue reading "The Right to Health and Universal Health Coverage"

Mini-Symposium: The Five Senses Pilot Opportunity

Virtual

Mini-Symposium: The Five Senses Pilot Opportunity Please join us to kick off our new pilot grant opportunity on senses and perception at this virtual event featuring four Harvard University investigators working in this exciting research area. In addition to learning about their leading-edge research, our discussion will focus on potential areas for investigation for those considering submitting … Continue reading "Mini-Symposium: The Five Senses Pilot Opportunity"

Research Data Offboarding: Essential Steps for a Smooth Transition

Virtual

When employees leave, they take their skills and institutional knowledge with them. It is important to record essential informative information related to projects and datasets to ensure the success of future users. This session will review the important steps for offboarding employees/trainees from a lab or project. We will provide an overview of the various elements that … Continue reading "Research Data Offboarding: Essential Steps for a Smooth Transition"

Psychoses in Global Context: Initial Findings from INTREPID II

Virtual

The next Population Mental Health Forum will bring researchers from the INTREPID project (INTernational REsearch Programme on Psychoses In Diverse settings) to discuss their large scale research program focused on exploring the phenomenology, epidemiology, onset, and outcome of psychotic disorders in India, Nigeria, and Trinidad. Drs. Craig Morgan, Gerard Hutchinson, and Oye Gureje will discuss … Continue reading "Psychoses in Global Context: Initial Findings from INTREPID II"

Book Talk: The Genome Defense: Inside the Epic Legal Battle to Determine Who Owns Your DNA

Virtual

Event Description When Chris Hansen, an ACLU lawyer, learned that the U.S. government was issuing patents for human genes to biotech companies, his first thought was: How can a corporation own what makes us who we are? Then he discovered that women were being charged exorbitant fees to test for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer—all … Continue reading "Book Talk: The Genome Defense: Inside the Epic Legal Battle to Determine Who Owns Your DNA"