An algorithm that can accurately gauge heart rate by measuring tiny head movements in video data could ultimately help diagnose cardiac disease.
The Center for International Studies invites applications for Mellon-MIT grants to study nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The deadline is Jan. 7.
These small grants, established by the Inter-University Committee on International Migration and supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are for applied research and training on refugee issues in collaboration with NGOs working in the field. Graduate students and faculty may apply. Awards will range from $4,000 to $6,000 for graduate student research projects. Faculty and senior researchers may receive up to $10,000.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 28, 2001.