Originally published by The Stanford Daily and reprinted with permission.
Launched in Aug. 2017, the Stanford Refugee Research Project (SRRP) explores how Stanford can have a positive impact on the refugee crisis in the Middle East. The campus-wide initiative - which focuses on health, education, resettlement, employment and more - comprises a team of Stanford undergraduate and graduate research fellows, a Stanford faculty steering committee, and a non-Stanford advisory committee.
Funded by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor, and lead by Senior Associate Dean for Global Health and SRRP principal investigator Michele Barry, the project aims to accomplish its three phases - identifying potential contributors, conducting research, and implement a pilot program - over an 18-month period. Read More.