Human Health

Summer Undergraduate Research Fund

The Center for the Environment’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fund provides financial support for student research projects related to the environment. In the context of this program, 'environment' refers to understanding the relationships and balances of the natural and constructed world around us, with a particular emphasis on understanding how anthropogenic activities and policies affect the environment, including the intimate relationships between energy use and demand, environmental integrity and quality, human health, and climate change.... Read more about Summer Undergraduate Research Fund

The Environmental Fellows Program

The 2021-22 application will open in September 2021 with a January 2022 deadline. Stay tuned for updates.

"Harvard is committed to fostering the development of talented scholars with an interest in environmental research. The Environmental Fellows at Harvard work with some of the University's leading faculty, creating linkages across research disciplines and professional schools, and benefit from all that Harvard has to offer."

—Dan Schrag, Director
Harvard University Center for the Environment

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2020 Oct 30

Virus Hunters




The Washington Post brings together epidemiologist Christopher Golden, PhD and field scientist Kendra Phelps, PhD to discuss National Geographic's new series about how scientists are piecing together cultural, medical and environmental factors to trace the origins of deadly diseases and help stave off future pandemics.... Read more about Virus Hunters

2020 Oct 23

ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Land Conservation, Human Health and Well-being

9:15am to 10:45am



Join the International Land Conservation Network for a conversation with Rand Wentworth, President Emeritus, Land Trust Alliance, Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership, and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS; Sadiya Muqueeth, Director of Community Health at the Trust for Public Land; and Carles Castell, Head of the Natural Areas Department, Barcelona Provincial Council and President Emeritus, EUROPARC—Spain.... Read more about ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Land Conservation, Human Health and Well-being

2020 Sep 23

Climate, Biodiversity, Pandemics, and Justice: Converging Reasons for Alarm?




Join the Harvard Alumni Association in conversation with Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Co-Director of the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative, Affiliated Professor in Urban Planning and Design at the Graduate School of Design; Samuel Myers, Principal Research Scientist, Planetary Health, Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Planetary Health Alliance; and Caro Park, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.... Read more about Climate, Biodiversity, Pandemics, and Justice: Converging Reasons for Alarm?