A perspective article co-authored by senior research officers from six leading research universities, including Stanford, argues for a gradual, stepwise approach to reopening of academic research that is informed by public health expertise.
The recent acts of violence perpetrated against Black communities has led many to question racism and racial injustice embedded in American society. Stanford scholars have been looking for ways to reduce racial disparities and how to create meaningful change.
Stanford scholars in fields ranging from history to virology to artificial intelligence have been lending their expertise to the study and analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic that has infected more than 5 million people worldwide.
Stanford Vice Provost and Dean of Research Kathryn Moler wants all research resources to be as readily available as books in a library. This model would enable faculty and students to pursue the most innovative research in flexible, collaborative teams.
In a livestream conversation with the Stanford community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell addressed the university’s commitment to equity and inclusion. They also expressed praise and gratitude to the campus community for their resilience in dealing with the difficult times.
Analysis of thousands of vertebrate species reveals that extinction rates are likely much faster than previously thought. The researchers call for immediate global action, such as a ban on the wildlife trade, to slow the sixth mass extinction.
Our growing need for food poses one of the biggest threats to the environment. Stanford ocean and food security experts explain how the ocean could produce dramatically more food while driving sustainable economic growth.