Students in the Human Biology and Society major at UCLA complete an original research project at the intersection of biology and society. This website highlights the work of over 200 of these students. In 2020 and 2021, students have completed these projects alongside the challenges of COVID19, remote schooling, protests against racial justice, challenges to democracy, and much more.
We’re trying to protect the elderly from COVID-19 via social distancing - but how much harm comes with social isolation for the geriatric population? Learn from an advocacy group battling elderly loneliness.
A project to illuminate the structural and biological issues of social isolation for seniors before the pandemic and the steps we can take to ameliorate the social marginalization of this vulnerable population.