Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, is a pioneer of infectious disease research and public health initiatives. She is the Director of ICAP at Columbia University, Columbia World Projects, and the Global Health Initiative at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York, and has played an integral part in the city’s response to COVID-19.
Carmine Lauri, the co-leader of the London Symphony Orchestra’s First Violins, talks about his career, the impact of COVID-19 on performing artists, and philanthropy’s vital role in the sector’s recovery.
Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School’s Headteacher Bridget Morris and Teach First Achievement Partner, Tessa Thomas, talk about the Leading Together program, which has received funding from the Huo Family Foundation.
We talk with Roger about the role the Museum plays in influencing young scientists and HFF’s support of the ‘Our Future Planet’ exhibition.
The Huo Family Foundation has confirmed funding for three new grants to further the Foundation’s mission to support education, communities, and the pursuit of knowledge. The latest recipients are The Courtauld Institute, Fudan University, and the Oxford Internet Institute.
Janelle and Virginia discuss how their work enables young people in foster care in New York to speak more freely about their mental health; in doing so, they can produce curricula that encourages others to do the same.
We talk with Lauren about the need to tackle the inequity in access to green space and how to improve engagement with our local ecosystems.
Colin discusses the role of philanthropy in the Arts and the rich history of the Ashmolean’s gallery.
The Huo Family Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to Teach for China (TFC), a non-profit dedicated to recruiting, training and placing teachers within under resourced schools in China.
The Huo Family Foundation has given six new grants to support performing arts organisations in London, totalling £1 million. The pandemic has heavily impacted the performing arts sector and the funding will support both the artists and the institutions in which they work.
We discuss Professor Malim’s history in infectious diseases, alongside the critical role philanthropy has played in the fight against COVID-19.
Tomiko Hackett talks about her work within the Public Health system in New York and her time studying at Columbia as a Huo Scholar.
The Huo Family Foundation has confirmed funding for three new grants to ARK, Policy Exchange and Tate. The chosen recipients all complement the Foundation’s mission to support education, communities and the pursuit of knowledge.
We talk to Liz Tyler, the Managing Director of Ark Curriculum+ which runs the Mastery curriculum programmes for Ark schools.
Professor Longair discusses the Huo families historic link with Cambridge and the extraordinary work carried out by Cambridge’s physicists.
Professor Przybylski discusses the importance of transparency in the digital world, along with the importance of unbiased research when helping shape policy.
Péjú is Curator of the Young People’s Programme, a role which focuses on engaging with those not in formal education to enjoy the arts. This role is funded by the Huo Family Foundation.
Two vital research programmes taking place at the University of Oxford may hold the key to understanding the immunity of recovered Covid-19 patients.
Thousands of lives could be saved by measuring the strength of the antibody response in those who have had the virus and how long their immunity may last for.
In the global fight against the virus, gaining a better understanding of transmission and immune response and the effectiveness of testing is crucial. It’s the key that will enable our children to get back to school, people to return to work, and communities to rebuild safely. No single individual, country or organisation will be able to meet these challenges alone.
We have shifted our priorities to respond to the COVID-19 crisis with speed and have now funded three multi-year grants totalling £3m. Recipients include research projects at the University of Oxford, King’s College and Imperial College…
Tackling climate change is a world priority. The first significant UK exhibition on the subject of carbon capture and storage will explore the latest techniques being developed for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to mitigate climate change…