Rohini Haar, Visiting Professor

Closed (1) The Health impacts of crowd control weapons

Applications for fall 2021 are now closed for this project.

This project is a revision and update of the 2016 report: Lethal in Disguise with Physicians for Human Rights. The project includes systematic reviews of data on health impacts of rubber bullets, tear gas, water cannons and other crowd control weapons as well as interviews with key stakeholders.

We require assistance with project management and organization as well as assistance with the research. The project management will include maintaining databases, setting up interview times, etc. Research assistance will include researching health impacts of these weapons and writing up findings.

Day-to-day supervisor for this project: Scott Reynhout, Post-Doc

Qualifications: - must have experience working with Excel and Word - must be organized, punctual, motivated and committed. Once in the project, expectations are to complete the project on time and at high quality. - desirable: preliminary qualitative data analysis skills

Weekly Hours: 6-8 hrs

Off-Campus Research Site: Much of this work can be done on your own laptop in an area of your choosing. We will have biweekly meetings to check in.

Related website: https://phr.org/our-work/resources/lethal-in-disguise/

Closed (2) Impacts of attacks on health in Colombia

Applications for fall 2021 are now closed for this project.

The project aims to understand the differential health impacts of violence against healthcare in conflict settings, particularly in Colombia. This includes the impacts on women health workers, nurses, and other groups. Studies include surveys and qualitative interviews.

Students will be expected to support cleaning and collating survey data, extracting data from paper forms into an excel database, and doing preliminary analysis. Statistics analysis is possible depending on the qualifications of the student. Students may also assist with systematic review, draft protocols, organize the files, participate in writing drafts/memos. , Graduate Student

Qualifications: - must have basic Spanish skills - must have experience working with Excel and Word - must be organized, punctual, motivated and committed. Once in the project, expectations are to complete the project on time and at high quality. - must know basic R coding and quantitative analysis skills - desirable: speak fluent Spanish (preference given to Colombian-American students or those with native-level fluency).

Weekly Hours: 3-5 hrs

Off-Campus Research Site: This research can be conducted on your own laptop. We will plan to have regular meetings over the Fall Semester.

Related website: riah.manchester.uk