Harvard Kennedy School has embraced an ambitious research agenda to rethink digital policy. New faculty, courses, seminars, fellowships, and academic papers are examining digital terrain, alongside ambitious initiatives in the research centers. This work is contributing to a combination of analysis and practical ideas at the intersection of innovation, policy, and political power. 

Making commercial large-scale carbon capture possible—at the right price

In a new journal article, Professor David Keith and his team outline the material and engineering costs of a carbon capture system—the first time the costs of a commercial direct-air-capture process have been published.

Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, and director of the Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard Kennedy School, has dedicated her career to exploring the role of science and technology in the law, politics, and policy of modern democracies.

Computer science has a girl problem and Reshma Saujani MPP 1999 is fixing it

Concerned by the scarcity of girls in computer science classrooms, Saujani launched Girls Who Code. Already, the organization has helped 40,000 girls learn how to code.

Program on Science, Technology and Society confronts critical challenges

Data-Smart City Solutions: An Initiative at the Ash Center