Peace through Global Health:Mental Health and Addiction
Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research (RADAR) Center
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
The Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research (RADAR) Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) conducts interdisciplinary education, training and research contributing to peace through global health issues of mutual concern. Established in 1995, the BGU RADAR Center has relations with international non-government and government organizations, and major universities world wide.
The BGU RADAR Center calls for partnership with a university and its faculty members interested in promoting an interdisciplinary response to peace through global health with a focus on issues of mental health and addiction through initiatives including:
- Senior scholar exchange. This 3 week exchange opportunity will be of interest to faculty members addressing mental health and addiction for high risk people.
- PhD student exchange. This initiative will link PhD student(s) of the participating universities to promote multicultural understanding of mental health and addiction for research purposes.
- Students short-term visit at BGU. This a one week, learning experience at BGU for visiting students to learn about issues of mutual concern and community action including regional peace initiatives. Lectures, field visits and student to student interaction are key elements of this experience.
For further information contact: Prof. Richard Isralowitz, Director, RADAR Center, Ben Gurion University Richard@bgu.ac.il