USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships

USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships

How can we make education “smarter” through the innovative use of technology? What has been the result of the reduction in the drug trade in the Brazilian favelas? What are the best indicators of effective and sustainable democracy? 

From democracy to disease prevention, education to peace, Notre Dame students are working with local organizations, research labs, and universities all over the world. Their work is poised to leave a lasting impact on the world.

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The questions above are just a few that Notre Dame students are researching while abroad during the 2015–2016 academic year. The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development is working with the U.S. Global Development Lab to offer research and innovation fellowships to graduate students. Focused on science, technology, and social sciences, the program’s goal is to solve development challenges through innovative research.

USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships allow students to work with cutting edge scientists, scholars, and innovators from around the globe, and provide the opportunity to form new and lasting professional networks.

View profiles of the researchers and their work here.