Harvard University Project on Environmental and Climate Impacts of China’s Overseas Investments
RA will have the opportunity to gather and pre-process data for a project on the environmental and energy impacts of China’s overseas investments. RA will gain practical experience in all aspects of research design, including data collection, preparation, and quantitative analysis.
-Competitive hourly salary depending on skills and experience
This position is with the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA)/IQSS at Harvard. The project is to conduct research on the design and development of an online platform for geospatial data management, analysis and visualization. The platform is the core infrastructure for case-based study and training.
Since 2019, the project (and the resulting platform) has evolved from China Data Lab to Spatial Data Lab, a joint initiative between Harvard University’s Center for Geographic Analysis, China Data Institute and Future Data Lab. The project’s objective is to enable researchers to...
Period of Work: Flexible from now to the end of August.
Remuneration: GBP68/day or ~USD94/day over 21 days, hourly basis is also possible
Research Assistants sought to support a study on the impact of infrastructure improvement on quality of life in Zambia, funded through the International Growth Centre at the London School of Economics.
NSF REU Fellow Opportunity 7-11 weeks from May 2021 to August 2021
The NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center (STC) is looking for 4 – 6 undergraduate research assistants to serve as NSF REU Fellows from May 2021 to August 2021. They will potentially work remotely with George Mason University Site (Fairfax, VA) or Harvard University site (Cambridge, MA) depending on funding availability from NSF.
This opportunity is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) I/UCRC and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Programs which enable...
NASA Goddard IS&T Colloquium Lecture Series - Spring 2021
Presenters: Phil Yang (Geroge Mason Univ.) and Wendy Guan (Harvard CGA)
Abstract: The sudden outbreak of COVID-19 in 2019 changed every walk of our lives on the planet. To address the global crisis, the NSF spatiotemporal innovation center spun off a rapid response project with support from NSF, NASA, State...
The GIS Outreach Librarian works to improve awareness on campus about geospatial technology and to spread the skills to use that technology. The position works with faculty and their TFs to design spatially oriented projects that are academically rigorous but achievable within the limited time available to the students. This includes assessing the landscape of available tools and recommending/selecting suitable options. It also includes instruction on in-demand tools and broader topics such as geoliteracy, bias and racism as reflected in spatial data collection and use, and...