The Foundation supports interdisciplinary research networks, "research institutions without walls," on topics related primarily to human and community development.

Bringing Research to Practice in the Juvenile Justice System. The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice seeks to expand the base of knowledge about the origins, development, prevention, and treatment of juvenile crime and delinquency; to disseminate that knowledge to professionals and the public ...

New Knowledge Brief from the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience (9/27/17) “Individual results may vary.” This phrase pops up frequently in our daily lives, but it is often ignored, underestimated or misunderstood in the courtroom.

Research Network on an Aging Society. This research network brings together scholars who are conducting a broad-based analysis of how to help the nation prepare for the challenges and opportunities posed by an aging society.

Prior to joining Columbia University, Dr. Rowe led the program in academic geriatrics at Harvard, served as President and CEO of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Medical Center and was Chairman and CEO of Aetna, Inc. Dr. Rowe previously directed the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Successful Aging.

Imagine a tool that could help nations develop smarter policies to address the challenges and opportunities presented by our rapidly aging population.

The MacArthur Research Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health is a multi-disciplinary collaboration comprising leading scholars from the fields of psychology, sociology, psychoneuroimmunology, medicine, epidemiology, neuroscience, biostatistics, and economics who have been working together for the last decade.

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation Research Network follow this link. About: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.