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Improving the quality of health care in any country can be challenging. However, doing it in a country with diverse culture, ethnicities, religion and languages such as India, is extremely difficult.

The Office of International Affairs awards seed grant funding to faculty for the purposes of expanding the scope of international research at Stanford. Last year, OIA awarded James Fishkin, Janet M.

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is pleased to announce the recipients of 2014-2015 OIA Faculty Seed Grant to Invite an International Collaborator to Stanford.

The world is waiting to see what Stanford faculty are doing in the world. What research is taking place that is changing peoples’ lives? Conversely, how can faculty share their innovative, entrepreneurial, award-winning research with the world? The answer lies in Stanford Profiles.



As part of the Vice Provost and the Dean of Research, the Office of International Affairs (OIA) facilitates new collaborations with international partners on behalf of Stanford's faculty and students to broaden and deepen the scope of international research at Stanford.


In 2013, the Office of International Affairs (OIA), in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning (VPOL), granted funding to develop innovative online and blended courses in collaboration with international non-Stanford faculty.

In recent years, there has been a buzz about the uses of technology and reaching millions of people around the world. Today, we use technologies like Skype or Google+ to speak and see people thousands of miles away.

Last year, Stanford University signed an agreement with the government of Brazil to bring some of its brightest graduate students and researchers to Stanford.