Animals and Environment

Center for Conservation Medicine
Focuses on the health relationships occurring at the interface of humans, animals, and ecosystems.

Center for Animals and Public Policy
Promotes the welfare of animals and improves human/animal relationships. Students and faculty investigate a broad range of issues and research topics, including pet overpopulation, veterinary forensics, wildlife management policies and professional ethics.

Global Development and Environment Institute
Promotes a better understanding of how societies can pursue their economic and community goals in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.

Tufts Institute of the Environment
Focuses on environmental research, technology, policy development, and education to improve environmental quality as it relates to human health.

Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction
Focuses on promoting the health, strengths, and well-being of humans and animals through transdisciplinary partnerships that foster innovative research, education, and service programs in human-animal interaction.

Water: Systems, Science, and Society (WSSS) Research and Graduate Education Program
Promotes the stewardship of water resources for sustainable use and human and ecological health through research, education, and outreach activities.

Water and Environmental Research, Education and Applications Solutions Network (WE REASoN)
WE REASoN emphasizes interdisciplinary collaborative partnership to address contemporary problems of environmental hydrology focusing on scarcity and abundance of water. An overreaching goal of the REASON center is how to conceptually and quantitatively relate issues of scales within the context of “Act locally but think globally.”

For a full list of centers and institutes at Tufts University view the Tufts University Fact Book.