The Participatory Research programs of the Human Impacts Institute connect individual researchers, policy makers, academic institutions and college students with environmental partners in our global community. We facilitate the pro bono provision of environmental research services to in-need community groups and organizations.
Research partners include Columbia University (NYC), the New School (NYC), and Webster University (Netherlands). Environmental partners include those in the U.S., Brazil, Haiti, South Africa, Netherlands, Germany, France, Philippines, India, Kenya, Colombia, Panama, Mexico, and beyond.
Webster Global Research Center
The Human Impacts Institute partners with Webster University(NL). The Human Impacts Institute provides sustainability expertise to the Webster Global Research Center and works with Regents College (UK), Universidad Paulista (BR), Pax Ludens (NL), and the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies in investigating development, human rights, and environment.
Human Impacts Institute Internships
The Human Impacts Institute Internships program provides an active learning environment for college students and mid-career professionals. Interns work with staff todevelop research-based programs around pressing environmental issues.
All Human Impacts Institute programs are adapted to the specific needs of participants and are based upon staff availability. To request a program, email your contact information, date request and program interests to Info@HumanImpactsInstitute.org
Research service agreements are developed upon acceptance into the program and on a case-by-case basis, with topics including, but not limited to:
Environmental Pathways to Sustainable Livelihoods
Environment and Business
Gender and the Environment
Natural Resources Management
Climate Change and Air Pollution
Water and Sanitation
Community Organizing and Activism
Environmental Risk, Adaptation and Mitigation
Conflict and the Environment
Participatory Environmental Policy Development
Environmental Health and Safety