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Tim Holt

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About Tim Holt

As digital media manager for the UH Division of Research, I’m here to make sure you enjoy your experience on the Big Idea blog. When you watch our video stories, I’ll be the one behind the camera.

Checking Our Blind Spots: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Research

Finding equitable approaches to support impactful research, a Q&A with: Ezemenari Obasi, Ph. D. Director of the Health Research Institute; Associate Vice President for Research Administration, University of Houston Alexis StokesAssistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and BelongingHarvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Lindsay … [Read more...] about Checking Our Blind Spots: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Research

Identity Crisis: Research continuity in the face of an epidemic

Q&A with Alexandra Albinak, Johns Hopkins University January 21, 2020. That was when news first broke that the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, had arrived in the United States. The next three months saw the country scrambling to understand the scale of what was about to happen. In the midst of this, universities began shuttering their campuses and the American academic … [Read more...] about Identity Crisis: Research continuity in the face of an epidemic

Converging on the Answer: A Q&A with Beckham Dossett

Society is faced with a plethora of grand challenges. Energy crises, environmental pollution, and health disparities, for starters. Scientists and social scientists must work together to navigate these vast, rough waters. Their unique disciplines must intermingle. Their research must converge. What is Convergence Research? In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) … [Read more...] about Converging on the Answer: A Q&A with Beckham Dossett