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  1. June 2020 Update

    Dear LASER PULSE Network Colleagues, We at LASER, like probably all of you, have been working remotely since mid-March. Perhaps for the first time in history, all around the world we have been responding to protect ourselves from a pandemic at the same time and in mostly the same ways. The...

  2. New Templates available for Research Translation

    The LASER PULSE Research Translation team is excited to present templates and tools now available to Network Members. These resources are intended to directly support research translation projects by addressing critical areas in knowledge, understanding, and implementation. View the tools below...

  3. LASER-CGDV Colombia Hackathon Results

    LASER PULSE, in collaboration with QED, Data Elevates, Tableau, and the USAID Mission in Colombia, is pleased to announce the winners of our data visualization hackathon.  The past few months have shown us the added importance of data analysis and data visualization in international...

  4. Teaming Science

    L. Michelle Bennett, Ph.D., did her postdoctoral fellowship in the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) IRP, where she was part of the team that characterized and localized the human BRCA1 gene to the long arm of chromosome 17. She became passionate about understanding the...

  5. LASER-CGDV Colombia Hackathon

    LASER PULSE is conducting a data visualization hackathon in collaboration with the Center for Global Data Visualization (an initiative of QED), the USAID Mission in Colombia, Data Elevates, and Tableau. More than 220 students from at least 9 universities (including Purdue, Notre Dame, and 5...

  6. Vietnam Conference on Research for Development

    LASER PULSE has unfortunately had to postpone its February 18-20, 2020 Research for Development (R4D) Conference in Vietnam due to concerns with the coronavirus outbreak. Encouraged by our strong partnerships in and interest from Vietnam, we will reschedule this event targeting the Fall of 2020....

  7. Update Your Profile!

    Please update your profiles on LASER PULSE. By doing so, you will provide the LASER PULSE platform more functionality in the future. Your updated information will be used to connect you to other researchers and practitioners within the network in a variety of different ways. We also use...

  8. Why Partner to Translate Research?

    We in LASER PULSE, intend to change the way research influences practice. In our experience, early and active collaborations to translate research are the most effective means to ensure that crucial and innovative research can turn into real, on-the-ground outcomes in development. When we talk...

  9. Strengthening Nutrition Research in Laos

    Children eat lunch at a school in Laos. Schools in rural areas have struggled with enrollment and consistent attendance as parents keep children home to help with household chores and agriculture work. USDA Food for Education and Catholic Relief Services provide lunches for primary school...

  10. Tusome: Early-Grade Reading Program

    University of Nairobi, Makerere University-ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) and Catholic Relief Services under the Long-Term Assistance and Services for Research (LASER) – Partner University-Led Solutions Engine (PULSE) program conducted a case study of the Kenya early grade reading...