This Week's Top Stories
January 17, 2020
At the India Science Fest , members of the international science community convened in Pune to bridge the gap between science and society. Talks, exhibitions, experiments, and hands-on demonstrations explored the world of AI-generated art, autonomous vehicles, brain-controlled helicopters, and more.
In Bangalore, Professor Venkatesh Murthy recently gave a talk to discuss his research team's progress in seeking algorithmic and neural explanations for how animals use the chemical world to guide their behaviors and solve specific olfactory tasks.
Traumalink , a volunteer-based emergency response system providing free care to traffic injury victims in Bangladesh, has grown over the past five years to encompass 545 volunteers who cover 135 kilometers of national highways, treating nearly 2,400 patients involved in over 1,100 crashes.
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We're seeking a Graphic Design Intern for the Spring 2020 semester who can assist with the creation of posters for the various events hosted by the Institute. This is a paid internship available to Harvard students. Adobe InDesign experience is required. To apply, send a brief statement of interest, a resume, and a design sample to Neha B. Joseph at .
Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2020
We're now accepting applications for our summer grants to research, intern, or perform a language study in South Asia! Harvard undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Reach out to Selmon Rafey,, with any questions.
Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020
We invite eligible post-docs from South Asia to apply for our Raghunathan Family Fellowship and advanced degree holders from Pakistan to apply for our Syed Babar Ali Fellowship. Please reach out to Selmon Rafey, , with any questions .
Deadline: Sunday, February 2, 2020
HGHI is accepting applications for fully-funded summer 2020 internships in public and global health, including three in India. Opportunities include office-based internships with NGOs and nonprofits, field work with hospitals and community health clinics, and placements in laboratories and research groups.