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FY 2014 Research Funding

Harvard's Federal Research Funding Declines Slightly in FY 2014

Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.


Video: Top 10 Stories That Shaped 2014

2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014
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Ten Stories that Shaped 2014

Distribution of the Capital Campaign
School of Public Health

Campaign Has Raised $2 Billion Since Launch

The funds raised in the public phase of the campaign brings the total value of gifts and pledges to $4.8 billion.

Harvard Medical School

Farmer Calls for Scaled-Up Medical Infrastructure to Address Ebola Outbreak

University Professor Paul E. Farmer named infrastructural failures, rather than the disease itself, as the main obstacles to addressing West Africa’s Ebola epidemic during an event at the Harvard Medical School Tuesday afternoon.


Study: Police Face Higher Risk of Cardiac Death Under Stress

The research follows a previous study on the risk of sudden cardiac death members of the fire service face in high stress versus non-emergency situations.

Marvin Zelen
School of Public Health

Zelen Remembered as Generous, Original Biostatistician

Zelen, a professor in the Biostatistics department at the School of Public Health, died on Nov. 15 from cancer. He was 87.


Poll Analysis Reveals Partisan Split on Healthcare

Support for the Affordable Care Act is divided by party lines, according to a study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Emerging Epidemics Art Exhibit
School of Public Health

Exhibit Looks To Combat Ebola Overreactions

To address these extreme reactions, the group organized “The Great Showdown” exhibit, hosted outside of Science Center Lecture Hall B from Monday to Thursday,.

Health Care Panel

Health Care Panel

Meredith B. Rosenthal, professor at the School of Public Health, speaks about reducing health care costs at the HUCTW sponsored panel in the Science Center on Monday afternoon.


Study: Anti-HIV Drugs Shown Largely Safe for Pregnant Women

The recent study examined the incidence of negative health effects in infants whose mothers used antiretrovirals and was designed to help doctors assemble the safest combination of HIV drugs by indicating which are associated with the least risk.


Poll Reveals Concerns, Misconceptions of Ebola

More than half of poll respondents said they were concerned there would be an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. in the next year, though some faculty members said that an outbreak is unlikely.

School of Public Health

UNICEF Dinner Lauds New Joint Public Health Program

Barrie Landry was honored at the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner with the Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award.


Travel Restrictions Won’t Alter Affiliates’ Ebola Work

Several Harvard affiliates are leading the effort to combat Ebola, both in labs and on the ground, and Harvard's new travel restrictions are unlikely to affect their work.


Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption

The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.

Black Lives Matter Protester

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014