Health Policy Career Panel

A career in health policy may encompass many potential types of work and employers. Hear from Ph.D. holders about their experiences in government, think tanks, academia, advocacy, and more at the Health Policy Career Panel event.     PANELISTS   Dr. Sam Wong Director, Office of Local and Regional Health Massachusetts Department of Public Health […]

Applications Close for 2023 Civic Science Clinic

Beginning Summer 2023: SCi will pilot a new experiential learning program: the Civic Science Clinic (CSC). This pilot will incorporate and expand upon SCi’s successful Massachusetts Summer Science and Technology Policy Fellowship (MASSTPF) pilot. It will provide opportunities for STEM graduate students to serve as fellows in either the Massachusetts State House or at a Boston-based […]

Applications Due Date Extended for 2023 Civic Science Clinic

Application due date extended to Sunday March 19, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Beginning Summer 2023: SCi will pilot a new experiential learning program: the Civic Science Clinic (CSC). This pilot will incorporate and expand upon SCi’s successful Massachusetts Summer Science and Technology Policy Fellowship (MASSTPF) pilot. It will provide opportunities for STEM graduate students […]

Supermoon

The term "supermoon" was coined by astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979 as either a new or full Moon that occurs when the Moon is within 90% of perigee, its closest approach to Earth. Since we can't see new Moons (except when they block the Sun), what has caught the public's attention in recent decades are […]

Big Data Conference 2023

Harvard Science Center, Lecture Hall D, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge MA

The Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications (CMSA) will host the ninth annual Conference on Big Data. The Big Data Conference features speakers from the Harvard community as well as scholars from across the globe, with talks focusing on computer science, statistics, math and physics, and economics.

Labor Day

Labor Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labor Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Ethical Considerations in Pig-to-Human Xenotransplants

Online

The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics’ Surgical Ethics Working Group (SEWG) will offer a Virtual Surgical Ethics Conference over four weeks in September. Each week will feature a different topic that explores timely and controversial questions in surgery today.   This is Session 1 of a four-part virtual conference. This session discusses the risks […]