The workshop will bring together experts to exchange ideas as an initial step toward the goal of a broader collaborative research project.
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Islam is the director of the Boston Water Group, a diverse group of researchers and practitioners who but work around the world to address problems that involve water.
At a recent meeting of the Brown/Harvard/MIT Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics on Oct. 14,
Prerna Singh, Brown University, compared the success of the smallpox vaccine in 19th century Calcutta and Canton to show that new medical technologies must be embedded in existing cultural norms to be effective.
SAI hosted a seminar with the Radcliffe Institute in September that sought to identify the technical and policy barriers to better health information exchange, with a focus on India.
Students from across India will be chosen to participate in a two-week immersion workshop that will allow them to explore some of the most exciting research topics in neuroscience.
Join the South Asia Institute for its Annual Symposium, which will bring together scholars and practitioners for discussions about South Asia and the world, focusing broadly on the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
After Nepal’s devastating earthquake in April, the international community rushed to help. Well-meaning though it was, the huge influx of helpers actually complicated relief efforts. That issue and other lessons were the focus of a symposium at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on September 16.
Saathi, founded by several MIT and Harvard graduates, has developed an eco-friendly sanitary pad made from local banana fiber that is fully compostable and bio-degradable. They hope it will give women more freedom in India and other developing countries.
During her summer internship in Nepal, HKS student Yoko Okura conducted stakeholder interviews with community leaders, local government officials, teachers, students, and parents to evaluate the impact of community-based and school-based disaster reduction programs.