Category: Featured Initiatives

Institutional Innovation Studies

The Modernization of the Political System in Portugal, Democracy and Civic Participation In order to stimulate systematic and multidisciplinary research in the fields of politico-institutional reform, democracy and civic participation in Portugal, the Catholic University of Portugal’s Research Center on Peoples and Cultures created a new research program under the scientific and editorial […]

Kazakhstan Sustainable Development Program

Program Foundations and Introduction The Kazakhstan Sustainable Development Program (KSDP) is an applied research and professional training initiative for Kazakhstan offered by Columbia University (CU) and funded by Bolashak International Scholarship. The program was developed and is led by Professor André Corrêa d’Almeida (School of International and Public […]

Smart(er) NYC

Data, Technology and Life in the City The “Smart(er) NYCitywide Research Group” was created by André Corrêa d’Almeida with scholars from 13 universities and research institutes, with the goal of developing case studies aiming at examining how innovation from within the New York City government is making urban systems smarter and shaping people’s lives. […]