The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has extended the deadline for applications to the Lemann Brazil Research Fund until midnight on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.Established in 2016 from a generous gift of the Lemann Foundation, the Fund supports research projects relating to Brazil. Proposals are sought for projects that address education management and administration; social science and its applications; public administration and policy; technological advances in education; and evidence-based research. Consideration is also given to projects that propose collaboration between Harvard faculty and Brazilian academics in the life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and basic and applied sciences.Applications are invited from researchers across disciplines proposing research projects relating to Brazil. Proposed projects must meet at least one of the following three criteria: 1) include collaboration with Brazilian academics; 2) be undertaken in Brazil in whole or in part; 3) focus on Brazil. Proposals are evaluated on the basis of academic merit, feasibility, and their anticipated advancement of the objectives of the Fund.The Office of the Vice Provost for Research administers the Fund together with the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, in collaboration with the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the Brazil Studies Program.
Employees will also be required to wear masks while performing personal services.The state is encouraging the businesses to thoroughly clean their facilities and supplies before reopening, and to continue doing so every day.Officials are also asking businesses to provide masks for their clients and to remove any unnecessary, frequently touched items, such as magazines, newspapers, and service menus from customer areas.Read the full guidelines here.Hair and nail salons, barber shops reopening in Florida As barber shops and beauty salons in Florida prepare to reopen this week, they will have to follow new rules to avoid spreading the coronavirus.The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released new guidelines over the weekend for barber shops, cosmetology salons and cosmetology specialty salons, for when they open on Monday, May 11, for the first time in more than a month.Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday issued an executive order allowing such venues to reopen.The guidelines make it mandatory for the businesses to take customers by appointment only. In addition, they must allow at least 15 minutes between said appointments, and will not be permitted to take group appointments.