A Georgetown University in Qatar student has launched an innovative ed-tech platform that aims to provide access to digital learning opportunities using a mix of web and chatbot technology that helps bridge the digital divide.
Science and Technology
Georgetown is home to a range of science and technology programs that engage global issues such as health and the environment.
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The School of Foreign Service (SFS) sponsors this major for SFS undergraduate students. Participants learn the tools needed to understand the complex problems at the intersection of scientific and technical issues and international affairs.
The Department of Biology sponsors this program for Georgetown undergraduates. Participants focus the study of biology on current public health issues at the local, national, and global levels.
This master's program, offered by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, aims to provide students with an understanding of policy and advocacy principles, as well as familiarity with essential concepts in the field of biomedical science.
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and Research Programs
Founded in 2007, the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is a research institute based at the Law Center focused on public and private law in health policy analysis.
The Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) at Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service is a research organization focused on studying the security impacts of emerging technologies, supporting academic work in security and technology studies, and delivering nonpartisan analysis to the policy community.
The Institute for Law, Science, and Global Security was founded in 2009. The institute promotes teaching and research on the role and influence of law in international affairs. It examines the underpinnings of international legal regimes and how they affect state behaviors.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is a center for practically engaged ethics at Georgetown University. Established in 1971 with a founding interest in medical ethics, it is one of the oldest academic ethics centers in the world.