Tag: Health

Visiting Scholar Jianguo Liu Participates in Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act Public Meeting

Pardee Center Visiting Scholar Jianguo Liu, Associate Professor at Peking University, recently participated in a public meeting of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Toxics Use Reduction Act program. Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Wendy Heiger-Bernays is a member of the SAB. Prof. Liu is an expert on environmentally sound management […]

Upcoming: Spring Symposium for BU Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health

The Boston University Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health invites you to attend its Spring Symposium on April 25 from 2:30-4:30 pm in BRB 113, 5 Cummington Mall. The Symposium will feature a series of lightning talks (see below) by BU faculty on a wide range of urban research themes in water, air, climate, […]

Faculty Associate Muhammad Zaman Authors New Book on Counterfeit Drugs

Muhammad Zaman, a professor of Biomedical Engineering and a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is the author of a new book titled Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs published by Oxford University Press. The book provides a journalistic account of the increasingly common problem of counterfeit pills — which […]

Pardee Center Sponsors Symposium on Global Health and the Social Sciences

More than 20 anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, and global health specialists gathered at Boston University on Nov. 9 and 10 at the first Symposium on Global Health and the Social Sciences. Sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, the gathering was convened and hosted by Pardee Center Faculty […]

Faculty Fellow Joseph Harris to Convene Symposium on Global Health and the Social Sciences

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Joseph Harris is convening the first-ever Symposium on Global Health and the Social Sciences on Nov. 9 and 10, with 25 invited sociologists, anthropologists, and political scientists whose research focuses on various aspects of global health. The Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is sponsoring this event […]

Joseph Harris Authors New Book on Universal Health Care in Developing Countries

Joseph Harris, an assistant professor of Sociology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, has published a new book titled Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism (Cornell University Press 2017).  In the book, Prof. Harris explores the dynamics that made universal health […]

Pardee Center Hosts Scholars from Beijing Normal University for Meeting on Climate Risk

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a meeting with groups of scholars from Beijing Normal University and Boston University on April 10. The meeting, which was convened by Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Bruce Anderson, was an opportunity to share research on climate change risk at the two universities. Pardee […]