A study conducted by affiliates from Harvard Medical School found a significant relationship between abortion restrictions and the number of children in the foster care system.
American men die nearly six years earlier than American women on average, according to a new Harvard School of Public Health and University of California, San Francisco study released earlier this month.
Renowned biochemist Gregory A. Petsko, Harvard Medical School professor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received a 2022 National Medal of Science on Oct. 24.
Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino’s Research Collaborators Launch ‘Many Co-Authors Project’ to Check Her Work
Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino, an academic known for her studies on dishonesty, is at risk of losing her position at the University over allegations of data fraud. Now, Gino’s former co-authors are working to keep the rest of her research honest.
HKS Postdoc Christine Gschwendtner Talks Electrical Vehicle Charging Research at Harvard-China Project Presentation
Christine Gschwendtner, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, spoke about strategies to handle strain on electrical grids from increased electric vehicle use in a presentation at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Wednesday afternoon.
The federal government has chosen Cambridge’s Kendall Square as the site of a new hub for investment in health care and biomedical research as part of a national program launched by President Joe Biden last year.
A recent Harvard Business School study found that artificial intelligence tools increase worker productivity and accuracy on certain tasks but have a countervailing effect on other similarly-difficult tasks outside a certain “technological frontier.”
Harvard Economics professor Claudia Goldin won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Swedish Academy announced Monday morning. Goldin is the first Harvard professor to win a Nobel Prize since 2019.
Philanthropists Jason and Keely Krantz gifted the Mass General Cancer Center — a division of the Mass General Brigham system — the largest donation in its history, per a Wednesday press release.
Harvard’s Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability launched a major initiative in July to lower global methane emissions as part of its Climate Research Clusters Program.
Harvard Business School Dean Datar Defends Investigation Into Embattled Professor Gino in Email to Faculty
Harvard Business School Dean Srikant M. Datar clarified and defended the school’s investigation into allegations of research misconduct against HBS professor Francesca Gino in an email to faculty earlier this month.
This year’s Hoopes Prize-winning topics include a classicist’s examination of transgender lives in ancient Rome, an astrophysicist’s research on superluminous supernovae, and a mechanical engineer’s creation of a compressed air assisted bicycle.
Harvard is considering moving its Fine Arts Library into Lamont Library from Littauer Center, a change that would dedicate significant space in the historically undergraduate library to materials on arts and architecture.
Financier and sex trafficker Jeffrey E. Epstein met with Harvard professor Martin A. Nowak, linguist Noam Chomsky, and other unidentified academics in March 2015, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
A panel of three researchers discussed the medical effects of psychedelic drugs at a virtual event hosted by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics on Thursday.
The Harvard School of Public Health launched the Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness on Wednesday with funding from a $25 million gift from an anonymous donor.
Harvard Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability Discusses Salata Institute’s New Seed Grant Program
Harvard’s Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability on April 17 launched a new grant program, awarding $30,000 to fund research and workshops on emergent topics related to climate change.
Former Harvard Professor Charles Lieber Asks for No Prison Time Ahead of Sentencing, Citing Cancer Battle
As convicted ex-Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber awaits his sentencing hearing on Wednesday for lying to federal investigators about his ties to China, his attorneys asked a federal judge to spare him from prison, while prosecutors requested a 90-day sentence last week.
Foreign policy experts discussed the impact of the Vietnam War on relations between the United States and Vietnam, as well as the war’s multigenerational health consequences, at a Thursday panel held at Harvard Kennedy School.
Health policy researcher Jessica A. Williams discussed how to prioritize health and wellbeing among low-wage health care workers in a Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies talk Wednesday afternoon.
Xinyu Chen, a professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, discussed the current state and future of China’s carbon neutral transition in a virtual lecture Wednesday morning.
University of Washington Bothell Earth Sciences professor Margaret H. Redsteer discussed the role of Indigenous knowledge in climate adaptation during a lecture hosted by the Mahindra Humanities Center on Thursday.
Nine Harvard Ph.D. students presented their research to the public at the 10th annual Harvard Horizons symposium held Tuesday evening in Sanders Theatre.
Researchers affiliated with Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Department of Human Evolutionary Biology found Asian and African DNA in ancient human remains on the Swahili Coast in a paper published last month.
Oxford Professor Asifa Majid Calls for Greater Diversity in Linguistic Research in Harvard Radcliffe Talk
Asifa Majid, a William Bentinck-Smith Fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, presented her findings on the building blocks of language and conceptual variation during a presentation Monday.