Tag: Health

Faculty Research Fellow Ziming Xuan Awarded Developmental Study on Alcoholism and HIV in India

Ziming Xuan, an Associate Professor in BU’s School of Public Health and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently awarded a developmental study to explore associations between alcohol use and HIV among married couples in India. Given rising rates of alcohol consumption and HIV […]

Visiting Research Fellow Pablo Suarez Facilitates COVID-19 ‘Cartoonathon’

Pablo Suarez, a Pardee Center Visiting Research Fellow and Associate Director for Research and Innovation at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, recently designed and facilitated a “cartoonathon” exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on the future of humanitarian work. The event, hosted by The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Solferino Academy, included over […]

Faculty Research Fellow Richard Primack Authors Article on Impact of COVID-19 on Field Work for The Conversation

Richard Primack, a professor of biology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored an article published in The Conversation on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the ability to conduct field work.   In the article, Prof. Primack reflects on the necessary yet costly measures […]

Faculty Associate Muhammad Zaman Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

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, was recently awarded a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship. Awarded annually by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Fellowship recognizes individuals who have “demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability […]

Faculty Research Fellow Neta Crawford Co-Authors Op-Ed on Coronavirus Response in The Hill

Neta C. Crawford, Professor and Chair of the BU Department of Political Science and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, recently co-authored an op-ed in The Hill comparing the coronavirus response to fighting a war. In the article, titled “Fighting a virus with the wrong tools,”  Prof. Crawford and Prof. Catherine Lutz, co-founders and co-directors of […]