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.
Blue Zones are the epitome of health, with communities there living longer and healthier than the rest of the world; however, are the researchers using these lifestyles to help the masses or are they using them to make a profit?
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.