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Quenching a thirst for human rights

The United Nations says clean water is a universal human right, but millions of people still lack access to it. ASU researchers are studying court cases from around the world to learn how the law can be used to advance the right to water.

Tweeting terror: Understanding extremism on social media

Extremist organizations use social media to promote their ideology and recruit new members globally. ASU professors are collaborating to track, analyze and understand this threat.

Water water everywhere (nor any drop to drink)

Built in a lake basin, Mexico City experiences destructive flooding, but also struggles with access to clean water. ASU researchers are studying the complex choreography of natural environment, physical infrastructure and human decision-making that contribute to both.

Testing the waters of global perception

Beliefs and experiences related to water can vary tremendously across cultures. Understanding how human perceptions influence the success of conservation and distribution strategies can help us do a better job of ensuring access for all.

HEEAP helps Vietnam reengineer education

ASU partners with Intel and USAID to help Vietnamese universities develop world-class engineering programs for an emerging knowledge-based economy.

A global look at how we treat water

People’s attitudes and perceptions affect conservation efforts as much as scientific knowledge. ASU students are exploring how different cultures perceive wastewater reuse.

ASU explores Antarctica

Researchers from astrophysics to sustainability share their experiences of doing research in Antarctica.

Student start-up helps journalists stay safe

PACE Development Group is an ASU start-up company that trains journalists how to stay safe in high-risk situations such as war zones

Creating resilient cities: ASU UREx SRN

ASU is leading a team of 50 researchers and practitioners from 15 different institutions to help make urban infrastructure more resilient to extreme weather events.

Resilient cities: From fail-safe to safe-to-fail

ASU’s UREx Sustainability Research Network is exploring how extreme weather events affect urban infrastructure and how we can make cities more resilient.

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