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Climate Change and Mobility Justice

Grace Conference Room, University Center 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Mimi Sheller Dean of The Global School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Dr. Mimi Sheller is the Dean of The Global School and is an internationally recognized scholar and higher education leader, […]

Sponsored by: George Perkins Marsh Institute and Jeanne X. Kasperson Library

Forest Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change

The Lasry Center for Bioscience

Serita Frey, professor of environmental science at the University of New Hampshire, will discuss her research on how climate change is altering forest ecosystems, with an emphasis on the soil microbiome and nutrient cycling processes.

Sponsored by: George Perkins Marsh Institute and the Jeanne X. Kasperson Library

The Climate Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

Lurie Conference Room, Higgins University Center

The George Perkins Marsh Institute presents a lecture by Gilbert E. Metcalf, the John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University, who researches policy evaluation and design in the area of energy and climate change.

Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the Debra I. and Jeffrey A. Geller Endowment and the George Perkins Marsh Institute

Sipping from the Data Firehose: Insights from Bayesian Inference, Power Computing, and Generalization

Lurie Conference Room

Jeffrey Cardille is a professor at McGill University who studies land-cover change, forest connectivity, and lake carbon content. He works on large environmental questions at regional, continental, and global scales using a wide variety of approaches, including remote sensing, GIS, supercomputing, simulation modeling, and cutting-edge techniques in computer science. His research focuses on both basic […]

Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the Debra I. and Jeffrey A. Geller Endowment and the George Perkins Marsh Institute

Sensing the Climate of Racism

Imani Jacqueline Brown – Research Fellow, Forensic Architecture Lola Conte – Advanced Researcher, Forensic Architecture The zoom link for this talk, which will be fully remote. https://clarku.zoom.us/j/7700083474?pwd=b0R1TWZ2U0c5SXBpaTBHOUxzY2VMQT09

Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the Debra I. and Jeffrey A. Geller Endowment and the George Perkins Marsh Institute

Sensing the Climate of Racism

Speakers include Imani Jacqueline Brown, research fellow, Forensic Architecture; and Lola Conte, advanced researcher, Forensic Architecture.

Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the Debra I. and Jeffrey A. Geller Endowment and the George Perkins Marsh Institute

Seminar on IRB Approval Requirements and Exemption Under the Revised Common Rule

Lurie Conference Room

Understanding Requirements for IRB Approval and Exemption Under the Revised Common Rule: How to (Without Frustration) Compose a Successful Protocol for Human Subjects Research Robert J. Johnston (Director, GPMI and Chair, Clark University’s IRB) Linda Cote (IRB Administrator at Clark University) Institutional Review Board (IRB) review is required by federal law to ensure that research […]

Sponsored by: George Perkins Marsh Institute and Jeanne X. Kasperson Library

[POSTPONED] Marsh/Kasperson Lecture: Sustainable and Transparent Soy Supply Chains

Lurie Conference Room

Gustavo Oliveira, assistant professor of geography, will discuss “Sustainable and Transparent Soy Supply Chains? A Political Ecology Critique of Neo-Malthusianism and Eco-Modernization Theory.”

Sponsored by: George Perkins Marsh Institute and Jeanne X. Kasperson Library

Marsh Institute Seminar: HIV Prevention for Young Women in Zimbabwe

Lurie Conference Room

Economics professor Jon Denton Schneider will discuss his research on whether Zimbabwe’s school-based deworming interventions also reduce girls’ chances of contracting HIV as young women and if that, in turn, could have an effect on marriage market matching.

Sponsored by: George Perkins Marsh Institute and Jeanne X. Kasperson Library