Johns Hopkins has a stellar history of transforming public dollars into public benefits. It is no accident that the university continually receives the most federal funding of any institution of higher education. From purifying city drinking water in the early 20th Century to exploring for water on distant moons in the 21st; From gazing into the origins of all life across space to peering into the subatomic building blocks of human life; From fending off death by devising groundbreaking medical techniques like CPR to combatting a deadly pandemic by tracking the spread of COVID-19.
Johns Hopkins experts work to ensure that the research and development of the rapidly evolving technology progresses ethically so that governments can formulate policies that advance the best interests of humanity.
Coronavirus Resource Center
This pioneering pandemic tracking and analysis website informed the world of COVID-19’s spread with interdisciplinary vigor.
Johns Hopkins experts continually collaborate with local, state and federal officials to identify and deploy the best evidence-based policies to support effective treatment, harm reduction, and anti-overdose strategies.
From defending Earth against asteroids to exploring the sun, the planets, and the stars, Johns Hopkins has been a vital partner for decades in helping NASA achieve its space exploration missions.
A new university-wide funding program supports research, teaching, and convening efforts across multiple disciplines.
Impacts of Climate Change
Professor Ben Zaitchik’s Hydroclimate Research Group studies the impact of climate on cities like Baltimore as well as entire nations — and what policymakers can do to better prepare and adapt.
The SAIS China Global Research Center strives to go beyond sustaining and strengthening the study of and engagement with contemporary China under today’s new and challenging conditions. It aims to offer an alternative approach to inform China scholarship and policy prescriptions.
The Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research won from the F.D.A. one of the first approvals in decades to test psilocybin on healthy volunteers.
The SAIS Alperovitch Institute for Cybersecurity Studies develops innovative research to help train future policymakers and practitioners to formulate effective policies to address evolving cybersecurity challenges.
Advancing Health Security
The Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Health Security has been at the center of research to support policies to prevent and respond to outbreaks and other public health crises.