Pardee Center Accepting Applications for 2023 Graduate Summer Fellows Program
Open to all BU graduate students from all Schools and Colleges, the Graduate Summer Fellowship offers graduate students from across BU an opportunity for intensive interdisciplinary research and writing on topics aligned with the future-focused research interests of the Pardee Center.
GDP Center Seeking Applications for 2023 Summer in the Field Fellowship
The GDP Center Summer in the Field Fellowship Program provides stipends to a select group of qualified BU Masters and/or Ph.D. students to participate in unpaid internships or field research for a dissertation project related to GDP Center’s mission of advancing policy-oriented research for financial stability, human well-being and environmental sustainability across the globe.
Maggie Toombs (BA/MAIA ’23) Shares Story of Her Graduate Research in Serbia
Maggie recently traveled to Belgrade, Serbia with the help of the Pardee School’s Gilman Travel Grant. As she describes it, “The way this has enhanced my research and helped me develop skills in interviewing, interpersonal relations, as well as networking has provided an invaluable educational experience and inspired me to begin planning my next trip as soon as possible!”
Najam Named Mahatir Mohamad Visiting Fellow at University of Oxford
Professor Najam plans to work on two research projects during his fellowships: one on elaborating an Islamic vocabulary for environmentalism and particularly for climate change, and another related to elaborating policy pathways for the “Age of Adaptation” and particularly for Loss and Damage climate policy.
ASC NEH Ajami Literature Project Develops New Resources
The ASC project – “Ajami Literacy and the Expansion of Literacy and Islam: The Case of West Africa” – is the first systematic comparative approach to several major African languages written in Ajami.
Karra Presents Research on Impact of Family Planning Interventions
Professor Karra presented findings from two field experiments he has conducted over several years in Malawi to measure the impacts of family planning on contraceptive use, fertility health, and longer-term well-being.
Pardee Center Summer Fellows Present Current Findings of Research
The eight fellows gave presentations on their research progress and next steps, which covered topics including vaccine hesitancy and implications for future interventions, the backsliding of women’s and LGBTQ+ rights in Poland and Hungary, and much more.
Pardee Center Welcomes 2022 Graduate Summer Fellows
Over the course of the next 10 weeks, the 8 fellows will write research papers to be considered for the Pardee Center’s publication series while participating in programs designed to advance interdisciplinary research and learning.
Pardee School Hosts IIASA 50th Anniversary Conference
The all-day conference brought together leading global intellectuals and practitioners to look back on 50 years of work at IIASA and discuss today’s most pressing global issues.
Pardee Center Announces 2022 Graduate Summer Fellows
Over 10 weeks, the Graduate Summer Fellows will develop research papers to be considered for publication as part of the Pardee Center’s publication series.
Pardee Center Welcomes New Faculty Research Fellows
The nine new Faculty Research Fellows will launch one- or two-year interdisciplinary research projects exploring topics such as the future of work, climate change, wartime diplomacy, global health, and more.
Hefner Elected President of American Institute for Indonesian Studies
Professor Hefner will lead the United States’ main sponsor and clearing house for research on and in Indonesia for a three year term.
GDP Center Releases Research on U.S. Trade Policy
“U.S. trade policy made Americans more vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis, in terms of both their jobs and their health.”
Pardee Center Publishes New Policy Briefs
The Pardee Center’s latest research explores conservation and coupled human and natural systems (CHANS).
Karra’s Research Published in Multiple Academic Journals
Two of Professor Karra’s papers were featured in JMIR Research Protocols and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society.
Karra Presents on Gender and Mobile Money
Professor Mahesh Karra presented the preliminary findings of a study on gender and mobile money in Mozambique.
Karra Co-Authors Research on Postpartum Family Planning in Tanzania
New research co-authored by Mahesh Karra evaluates the intervention that sought to improve women’s access to PPFP in Tanzania.
Karra and Colleagues Release First Round Results of COVID-19 Survey
Early results of a national web survey on COVID-19 symptoms and responses, conducted by Prof. Karra and colleagues, finds that older people in the U.S. are maintaining fewer close contacts than younger cohorts.
Pardee School Students Awarded UROP Grants
Several Pardee School students and faculty are amongst those at Boston University who will be receiving Spring and Summer research awards under the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).
Karra Launches Survey on COVID-19 and Social Distancing
Mahesh Karra launches a national web survey to gather information on the prevalence of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) symptoms and social distancing behavior from the general U.S. population