Active Research Projects


Advancing Solutions in Policy, Implementation, Research, and Engagement for Refugees

ASPIRE is a multidisciplinary program of activities at Columbia University dedicated to innovative approaches and responses to the Syrian Refugee crisis.

Be Online

Promoting HIV and STI awareness among sexual and gender minorities in Kazakhstan

nurses and outreach workers photo from project BRIDGE


October 30, 2019

November 18th: Columbia Scientists Tackle the Opioid Crisis in New York State

On November 18th, Columbia University will host an introductory event to the HEALing Communities Study called "HEALing Communities: Columbia Scientists Tackle the Opioid Crisis in NY State." In advance of this event, Dr. El-Bassel, Director of SIG, appeared on Social Impact Live to further discuss the implications of this massive Study. 

October 16, 2019

Dr. El-Bassel appearing on Social Impact Live

University Professor and SIG Director Nabila El-Bassel will appear on Social Impact LIVE October 23rd to discuss her most ambitious research project to date: the HEALing Communities Study.