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This talk will be part of the second annual webinar series focusing on sustainable development in Africa, organized by the Center for International Studies and the MIT Africa Program in partnership with TRUE Africa University. Learn more.
MIT starts new collaboration with Sierra Leone to improve the lives of people with disabilities in that country. Learn more.
Elissa Gibson ’22 talks about her love of airplanes and neurosciences, and shares how working in South Africa allowed her to gain new perspectives. Read her story.
University placements through MISTI aim to contribute to Africa’s growing research ecosystems.
Associate Professor Noan Nathan talks about Ghana and urbanization in the global South.
MIT study finds Indonesia’s national food aid program is more effective when the poor use debit cards at grocery stories rather than receiving bags of food. Read story.
Learn how the Kobe earthquake of 1995 in Japan influenced MIT architecture professor Miho Mazereeuw.
Siddhartha Jayanti, an MIT PhD student in electrical engineering and computer science wrote the first original computer science paper to be composed entirely in Telugu. Learn more.
A group of medical students at Ege University Faculty of Medicine in Turkey pave their road toward doctoral-level studies.
Extreme temperatures make people less likely to pursue outdoor activities they would otherwise make part of their daily routine, a new study led by MIT researchers has confirmed.
MISTI works with hundreds of leading companies, research institutes, universities, and NGOs around the world, and the list keeps growing.
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At the latest MIT Starr Forum, a year after the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, experts examined the domestic implications of the war in both countries.
Principal investigators from any of the Institute’s schools, departments, laboratories, and centers can apply. The call will be open through April 3, 2023. Learn more!
Language, culture, and art bring MIT students closer to the Ukrainian community in New England. Learn more.
Read about Tetiana Herasymova, who faced several decisions when Russian forces invaded Ukraine in February 2022.
Learn more about MIT senior Rachel Chae and alumnus Sihao Huang.
There are a total of 21 MIT-Affiliated Nobel Laureates from Europe, including alumni, long-term academic staff, and short-term academic staff.
Student presentations tackled themes of identity, nation-building, racism, multiculturalism, and more at “The Beat of Brazil” last month at the Lewis Music Library. Learn more.
With a major in management and a minor in German, MIT senior Valeria Robayo is putting her twist on the pre-med experience. Read more about Valeria.
MIT-Ayiti.net, a digital platform of Inisyativ MIT-Ayiti / MIT-Haiti Initiative developed by professors Michel DeGraff and Haynes Miller, with support from MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab and MIT Open Learning.
MIT students teach machine learning and entrepreneurship in Uruguay through MIT Global Startup Labs.
IDSS will provide support to learners who take the MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science.
Read this discussion about the history behind the war, lessons learned on state-building, and Iraq’s current political outlook.
Students, faculty, and staff have responded quickly in the wake of the disaster. Learn how.
Alimagham discusses the historical context behind the current movement, compares it with other uprisings in Iran, and explains what this could mean for the future. Go to Q&A.
An on-the-ground study suggests sectarian identity in the Middle East is tied to domestic matters, and is not part of a larger, transnational religious split. To conduct the study, the scholars designed a survey of Shi’a pilgrims walking to Karbala for the holy day of Arba’een.
On Aug. 4, the third-largest non-nuclear blast the world has ever seen shook the city of Beirut, Lebanon.
There were 165 international scholars from the Middle East during July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020, out of a total of 2,237 international scholars from over 93 different countries.
Prof. Hastings will provide advice and guidance on matters related to the space enterprise.
The 15th MIT Energy Initiative’s Annual Research Conference took place in November 2022. Read about the symposium.
How can Native innovators in the US use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?
Good morning EAPS! My name is Astrid and I’m a fifth-year graduate student in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in physical oceanography.
Incubator aims to identify the most effective strategies at reducing homelessness and promoting housing stability.
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