An independent review panel of CICR Affiliate Faculty members reviewed all proposals and unanimously awarded Drs. David Leigh (Geography) and Ted Gragson (Anthropology) the 2017 CICR Faculty Research Development Grant (which includes $2,000 research funding) for their project titled “Millennial Soil Sustainability in the Pyrenees”. The CICR Faculty Research Development Grant is an annual seed-grant … More ›
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On March 30, 2017, Dr. Heidi Kretser delivered the CICR Eminent Practitioner Lecture: “Taking scientific inquiry from research to action for private lands conservation.” You can watch the video here. Dr. Kretser is the Livelihoods and Conservation Coordinator for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s North America Program.
One award of up to $2,000 The purpose of this grant is to support the development of integrative research (individual or collaborative) led by CICR affiliates on conservation, sustainability, or environmental change. Most activities that can demonstrably contribute to the establishment or enhancement of integrative research will be considered. Research activities should include a strong … More ›
Dr. Sonia Hernandez was selected as one of three recipients of the 2017 Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, known as “the university’s highest early career teaching honor.” Read the complete story here. Dr. Hernandez is Associate Professor of Wildlife Disease, in a shared position between the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources … More ›
The first ever Sustainability Summit at UGA was held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in the Jackson St. Building. This free, day-long event combined CICR’s 3rd Annual Sustainability Science Symposium with the Office of Sustainability’s Semester in Review. In addition, on Monday December 5, there was a free EcoFocus Film Festival Screening of “The Burden: Fossil Fuel, … More ›
CICR congratulates Drs. Vanessa Ezenwa, Jenna Jambeck, and Thomas Mote – all three faculty members were recently named recipients of UGA’s 2016 Research Awards. Follow these links to read more about their award-winning research: Dr. Vanessa Ezenwa, Creative Research Medal 2016 Dr. Jenna Jambeck, Creative Research Medal 2016 Dr. Thomas Mote, Distinguished Research Professor 2016
Dr. Kendra McSweeney, professor in the department of geography at The Ohio State University, will give the spring 2016 CICR Eminent Scholar Lecture on Friday, March 25th at 3:30pm in the Ecology Auditorium. Talk title and abstract are included below. “Grounding traffic: how the cocaine commodity chain embeds in Central America’s protected spaces” Abstract: How illicit commodity chains ’embed’ … More ›
Dr. Gary Grossman, professor of animal ecology in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and CICR faculty affiliate, is scheduled to provide expert testimony on the effects of predation on endangered salmon at 10:00am EST Wednesday, February 10, 2016. UPDATE 2/23/16: Video of this event is available at http://naturalresources.house.gov/videos/?VideoID=eEB3dnDmsBc.
Dr. F. Stuart “Terry” Chapin, III, delivered the fall 2015 CICR Eminent Scholar Lecture on Thursday, December 3, 2015 in the UGA Chapel. Video of Dr. Chapin’s lecture is available here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRpxhVH_CGTylFNNSqtP7qg/ Dr. Chapin is Professor Emeritus of Ecology, Institute of Arctic Biology, at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks; he also serves on the CICR External Advisory Board. Talk title … More ›