Category: News

ENGR-HR Faculty Awarded American Political Science Association (APSA) Conflict Processes Best Paper Award

The ENGR-HR Initiative is thrilled to announce that a paper authored by our colleague, Michael Rubin, won the American Political Science Association . . .

Categories: Armed conflicts, human rights, News

Published: December 22, 2020

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ENGR-HR Faculty published Groundbreaking Research in Armed Conflicts and Human Rights

ENGR-HR faculty, Michael Rubin,  published two articles during the Fall 2020 semester on Armed Conflicts and Human rights: “Terrorism and the V. . .

Categories: Armed conflicts, human rights, News

Published: December 22, 2020

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The Engineering for Human Rights Initiative Provided Written Comments on Governors Climate Change Council (GC3)’s Draft Reports

The Connecticut Governor’s Council for Climate Change (GC3)  invited the  Engineering for Human Rights Initiative to provide public comments . . .

Categories: climate change, Connecticut, energy, engineering, human rights, infrastructure, News

Published: October 24, 2020

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Research on COVID-19: Collaboration at the Nexus of Engineering, Human Rights, and Interdisciplinary Scholarship

Published: September 25, 2020 | By: Davis Chacon Hurtado The ENG-HR initiative organized the event: “Research on COVID-19: Collaboration at the Nex. . .

Categories: engineering, News, Uncategorized

Published: October 24, 2020

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Engineering for Human Rights

Published: April 2, 2019 | By: Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research What do an engineer and a humanitarian h. . .

Categories: climate change, elections, farming, food, freedomof speech, global issues, human rights, News, online platforms, resources, stem, technology, weather

Published: April 2, 2019

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Class: Human Rights and the Supply Chain

The work of the HRI’s own Shareen Hertel has been highlighted by UConn Today! Together with Professor Allison MacKay from Ohio State University,. . .

Categories: News, Uncategorized

Published: October 12, 2018

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All-Women Engineering Team Fights Cerebral Palsy

A team of four Biomedical Engineering students from UConn are breaking new ground in the fight against Spastic Cerebral Palsy.. . .

Categories: biomedical engineering, cerebral palsy, electronics, News, rehabilitation device, senior design, Spastic Cerebral Palsy, students

Published: April 27, 2018

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Improving the Water Supply in a Drought-Stricken Village

During winter break, the three students, who are all members of the UConn chapter of Engineers Without Borders, traveled to the village to begin surve. . .

Categories: africa, agricultural production, engineering without borders, ethiopia, News, village, water infrastructure

Published: February 16, 2018

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Using Vibrational Therapy to Change the 
Outlook for Cerebral Palsy

In the United States, there are nearly 800,000 children and adults that exhibit one or more symptoms of Cerebral Palsy. According to the Centers for D. . .

Categories: biomedical engineering, cerebral palsy, education, electronics, News, senior design, skill development, Spastic Cerebral Palsy, students

Published: February 13, 2018

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Securing Water Resources in Ethiopia

A $4.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow University of Connecticut researchers to collaborate with colleagues around the w. . .

Categories: africa, ethiopia, faculty, food security, News, nile river, NSF, pire, students, water, water security

Published: September 15, 2015

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