SRC News

Social Policy MOOC, "The Scientific and Practical Dimensions of Social Protection"

June 21, 2020

Hania Sholkamy, associate professor in the Social Research Center, is giving a Massive Open Online Course on social policy in Egypt in light of COVID-19, as part of AUC's partnership with Edraak.


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SPH Seminar: Public Health, Science Experts Offer Global Perspectives on COVID-19

June 7, 2020

Sherine Shawky, senior research scientist at the Social Research Center, talked to Boston University's BU Today about Egypt's response to COVID-19.  

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Social Research Center Researcher Invited to Join Rockefeller Foundation-Boston University 3D Commission

April 13, 2020

Sherine Shawky, senior research scientist at AUC's Social Research Center, has been invited to join the Rockefeller Foundation-Boston University 3-D Commission.

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Research and Training Opportunities

December 5, 2019

The Social Research Center announces the availability of small research grants from the GIZ. Interested participants must apply by December 8.

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Social Research Center has launched and is currently administering a learning platform for UN's Sustainable Development Goals

September 28, 2019

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development presents an unprecedented opportunity for countries to achieve their development goals, especially those related to health. In the absence of a universal blueprint for achieving sustainable development, there is a need for countries to capture learning and share contextualized knowledge.

The Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Learning Platform is a collaboration between the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research and the Division of Health Protection and Promotion at the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean. It is implemented by the Social Research Centre of the American University in Cairo.

The EMR-SDGs Learning Platform is both an offline network and online virtual space. The platform works to identify policies, approaches and interventions in countries of the region that contribute to achieving the health-related SDGs.

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