On a photographic tour by the Gazette of writing surfaces around Harvard's campus, director Gary King explains how the whiteboards in the corridors of IQSS have fit into the work and vision of the Institute's community.
Ádám Stefkovics is a visiting researcher at IQSS with a Fulbright scholarship. He's an assistant lecturer at the Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Social Sciences, and director of polling and market research group at Századvég Foundation. Get to know Ádám in our latest affiliate spotlight, and feel free to say hello if you see him around IQSS.
What does it mean to live well? To be truly healthy? To thrive? Social and biomedical scientists at the Human Flourishing Program at IQSS and Baylor University have joined forces to launch the largest initiative of its kind to investigate the factors that influence human flourishing.
Helping Treat Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa
Professor Caroline Buckee worked with the IQSS Data Science Services team to analyze cell phone data from 15 million individuals over the course of a year to track the spread of malaria. The data analysis detailed the movement of individuals through sub-Saharan Africa and beyond to track the spread of malaria and recognize the origin of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, which informs the individuals and organizations in Africa who can provide tools to prevent further spread of the disease.