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In Focus

In Focus is a window into the ideas, research, and work happening across Harvard communities. Each week we bring a different topic into focus, sharing perspectives on the big conversations of the moment—and sparking new ones.

Climate Crisis

Over the past few decades, we’ve felt global temperatures rise, seen coral reefs disappear, and watched extreme fires, droughts, and floods endanger our communities. Climate change is not just a global threat—it’s an urgent responsibility.

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Brain Scan

Since founding the world’s first Neurobiology Department in 1966, Harvard has been a hub for researchers who aspire to understand how the brain works, and clinician-scientists who are driven to fix it when it doesn't.

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Welcome to Harvard

With world-class faculty, groundbreaking research opportunities, and a diverse group of talented students, Harvard is more than just a place to get an education.

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Vaccines

Over the past year, Harvard scientists, researchers, faculty, and public health experts have contributed to developing COVID-19 vaccines, therapies, and guidance. But this isn't the first pandemic where our researchers have helped develop lifesaving therapies.

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