Rebecca Dickson, Ph.D. ’09, a geospatial analysis and modeling expert, will discuss the importance of creating science-driven REDD policy.
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.
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.”
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 […]
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 […]
Timmons Roberts, Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at Brown University and the Executive Director of the Climate Social Science Network, will discuss his research into the failure to address climate change in the United States.