A closer look at the latest indexes published by IQSS' Future of Media Program
Transparency is what journalists and journalism have long been about. Journalism is not meant to be public relations for political parties. It is intended to be the backbone of our civilization and functioning governance.
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On US legal history, IQSS faculty affiliate Intisar Rabb found no shortage of digitized sources to look up the current status and weight of legal decisions. However, for scholars of Islamic law all of that was simply not available—instead, such sources were locked away in libraries scattered across the world.
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.