COLUMBIA SCIENCE COMMITS
Science lies at the heart of solving the great challenges facing the world today.
Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences is partnering across the university and beyond to commit our world-class resources to urgent, global challenges in climate, health, and innovation.
A New Model: Science as Startup
The scale and urgency of these global challenges requires a new model of engagement, one that accelerates discovery and innovation and leads to public and private sector solutions.
We propose Science as Startup – a new way of fast-tracking the research needed to solve the complex challenges we face in health care, neuroscience, climate, energy, and developing needed new materials. Science as Startup takes cues from the entrepreneurial startup culture to spur knowledge creation and to build institutions that translates this knowledge to action.
A new book co-edited by Sean Solomon, director of Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory shares the major findings — and lingering mysteries — from NASA’s MESSENGER mission.
Columbia's International Research Institute for Climate and Society is part of a new project that will use satellite imagery to address environment and development challenges across the Amazon Basin.
A new study led by scientists at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is the first to measure the time lags between changing ocean currents and major climate shifts.