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.


Improving HIV Service Delivery for People who Inject Drugs in Kazakhstan

Implementation research of a peer driven HIV testing and linkage to HIV treatment intervention that will be implemented in 24 NGOs in 4 cities in Kazakhstan.

nurses and outreach workers photo from project BRIDGE


May 21, 2019

We are hiring!

SIG is now hiring for two positions for the new HEAL grant: Associate Research Scientist and Study Administrative Coordinator. Read more and apply below.

May 09, 2019

SIG interviewed on WNBC

SIG Director Nabila El-Bassel discusses the $86 million grant that Columbia's School of Social Work received from the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the work that she and her team from Columbia will be doing to reduce opioid deaths in New York State.