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LASER PULSE Launches New Research Translation Resource @ Social Behavior Change Communication Summit in Marrakech, Morocco

Image 1: (Left to Right) LASER PULSE representatives Dr. Alexandra Towns and Dr. Laura Riddering (Catholic Relief Services) promote the... read more

Adapting Research During COVID-19

When a pandemic disrupts your research, how do you respond?  In 2020, COVID-19 threatened to upend one of LASER’s research projects... read more

LASER PULSE Shares ERT Model @ AEA Conference

Between November 7-12, LASER PULSE sent a delegation to the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, to... read more

Market Analysis for Olive Farmers in the Nineveh Plain of Northern Iraq

By Carlos Rosales, Visiting Scholar, Purdue University; Ariana Torres, Associate Professor, Purdue University; Asaad Karam, University of Duhok; and Rezgar... read more

The New – An Overview of all the Features

We are delighted  to bring to you a new interactive, interconnected platform with a variety of features including our new... read more

Gap Analysis Report Addresses Research Context, Research Capacity and Capacity Gaps in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Fragile and Conflict Affected States

As a LASER-PULSE Consortium member, Makerere University - ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) set out to assess and understand the research context,... read more

The Voices of the Indigenous People of Uganda

Uganda language policy requires rural schools to choose a dominant local language to use as the language of learning and... read more

USAID Mission Uganda team visit to Mbarara University of Science and Technology

On 15th December 2022, teams from the USAID Uganda Economic Growth and Partnership Office visited Mbarara University of Science and... read more

ANRCB Project Team Visit to Laos

In November 2022, representatives from three US-based universities visited Vientiane, Laos in support of the Applied Nutrition Research Capacity Building (ANRCB)... read more

USAID’s Exclusive Access to LASER PULSE Study on Research Translation for International Development

Have you struggled with collaborations with academic researchers? Could you benefit from a framework, guidance, and recommendations on translating research? The... read more

LASER PULSE Restaurant Productivity Project in Vietnam Celebrates First Graduates

On December 9, 2022, the Duke University Center for International Development (DCID) and Institute for Sustainable Development at Vietnam’s National... read more