In an increasingly polarized world, many see people who are different from them as “outsiders,” or even a threat. Yet, around the world, this tends to be more common in traditionally homogenous societies, according to a series of studies led by Princeton University.
- Tuesday, May 19, 2020
- Monday, Apr 27, 2020
Access to comprehensive, quality health care is critical for promoting and maintaining health and well-being. Yet, under normal circumstances, health care accessibility is an issue for many in the United States. Covid-19 brings new challenges for low-income families, expecting mothers, and others at higher risk for serious illness.
- Friday, Apr 24, 2020
As the rest of the world struggles to combat Covid-19, China, where the virus originated in late 2019, appears to have made significant strides to quell the virus. As a result, researchers, health care professionals, and policymakers around the world are looking for the lessons learned from China’s experience.
- Friday, Apr 24, 2020
During any crisis, timely, and sometimes life-altering, decisions must be made, requiring an extreme amount of sound judgment under uncertainty. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different.
- Thursday, Apr 16, 2020An analysis by Princeton University researchers examines which rural areas will be hit hardest.
- Thursday, Apr 16, 2020Melissa M. Lee of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs comments on how developing countries can best respond, what tools they need most, and what could hamper their efforts to contain Covid-19.
- Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020
As health care providers work tirelessly to test and treat patients who may have contracted the COVID-19 virus, state and local governments are working around the clock to create, adapt, and implement policies to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus and address the growing needs of their constituents.
- Monday, Mar 30, 2020
While some are relying on friends and neighbors to help them get groceries, the poor may need to put themselves at risk for COVID-19 by venturing out on public transportation to get supplies. Depending on where they live, they may trust no one else to help out.
This is true in areas in the United States with the highest levels of income inequality, where the poor are less likely to rely on their community for support due to shame or embarrassment, according to a paper to be published in Nature Human Behaviour.
- Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019
- Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019
Princeton University researchers have received a $2.5 million federal grant to lead an interdisciplinary effort with academic, city government and nonprofit partners that will develop a scientific process for establishing urban food systems that are less wasteful and environmentally detrimental. The grant will be administered by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).