Discipline: Human Geography

To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
What are the effects of cross-border migration in the southwestern Amazon on the transmission of two neglected tropical diseases (American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and Bartonellosis)?
What is the contribution of skilled migrants to the innovation capacity of the host country?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
What are the effects of the financialisation of the commodity trading on local lives and what are the policy recommendations to be drawn for Swiss and international regulatory actors?
What are the specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?
What are the generalised, large scale factors of the environment-migration relationship and to what extent is it conditional on various individual, socio-economic, and political factors?
To what extent can globalized economies offer increased opportunities to their populations in different socio-economic domains?
What role can product development partnerships play in order to improve access to medicines for neglected diseases?