Program Length: Varies
Admissions Req: This open research platform is open to everyone! If you are under 18, though, you will require written parental consent.
Highlight: If you’re looking for an opportunity to discuss and solve modern-day problems, take a look at this innovative open research platform called Just One Giant Lab (JOGL)! This open research platform allows individuals from all over the world to come together and collectively tackle projects to find solutions to the 17 sustainable development goals of the UN. These projects include efforts to reduce poverty, provide quality education, reduce inequality, climate action, and many more! You can even contribute to cracking more urgent challenges within this open research platform, including fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs like the OpenCovid19 Initiative that was recently created in this open research platform focus on a community-based approach to develop open-source and low-cost detection, prevention, and treatment tools to fight the current pandemic. Other projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic in this open research platform include STEM activities for families at home, education games for non-scientists to learn about viruses, and developing open source face masks. All projects are open-source, and this open research platform welcomes people from all over the world to play a role as a leader, an enabler, a contributor, or even just as a curious learner!
Financial: Voluntary contribution