Category: CICR News
CICR is pleased to announce a new book edited by CICR affiliates Drs. Sarah Hitchner and Fausto Sarmiento. The book, titled “Indigeneity and the Sacred: Indigenous Revival and the Conservation of Sacred Natural Sites in the Americas” is available from Berghahn Books. From the publisher: “This book presents current research in the political ecology of … More ›
Dr. Gary Grossman, CICR Faculty Affiliate and Professor in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, was one of 26 U.S. faculty recently awarded a 2017 Faculty Fellowship by the Jewish National Fund. Dr. Grossman will travel to Israel and take part in a two week fellowship program. Read the full announcement here.
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 ›
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