Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Humanitarian Innovation Initiative (HI2)

Research

An Information Hub for Humanitarian Research at Brown

The Humanitarian Innovation Initiative conducts and facilitates interdisciplinary research on pressing global humanitarian challenges. Here we highlight both ongoing and recently completed research projects that are being carried out by our core HI² teamAffiliated Faculty, and International Fellows.

HI² Core Research

HI² conducts and facilitates interdisciplinary research on pressing global humanitarian challenges. Here we highlight research projects that are being carried out and managed by our core HI² team. Projects >

HI² Seed Grant Projects

HI² annually funds pilot research studies through our Seed Grant program. This program is designed to stimulate original, innovation-driven research that addresses topics of disaster preparedness, humanitarian response, and/or post emergency reconstruction. Projects >

Brown Humanitarian Research

In addition to our core HI² projects, there is a wealth of humanitarian resesarch being conducted across campus. Here we highlight the humanitarian research being conducted by our affiliated faculty, fellows, and other colleagues at Brown University.  Projects >