"Toward a new field of Development Engineering: Linking technology design to the demands of the poor"

CEGA's Executive Director Temina Madon and co-authors recently published in Procedia Engineering, making the case for the new field of Development Engineering. Launched this Fall at UC Berkeley, doctorate students can now obtain a "designated emphasis" in Development Engineering.

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2015-2016 EASST Visiting Fellowship - NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative invites East African researchers to apply for a 4-month fellowship (sabbatical) at the University of California Berkeley, to be completed during the 2015-16 academic year. The EASST Visiting Fellowship seeks to equip East African social scientists with the skills needed to carry out rigorous evaluations of economic development programs. Learn more about this program and other open research and funding opportuntities through EASST at: http://www.easst-collaborative.org. The deadline to apply is 31, March 2015.

December 2014 Impact Note Now Available

This month's edition recaps the December Research Transparency Forum and Behavioral Sensing Workshop. A program targeting the ultra-poor in South Sudan is highlighted as well as research by CEGA affiliates recently mentioned in the news. CEGA-EASST Research and Funding Opportunities are also announced.