Category: CICR News

Dr. F. Stuart Chapin delivers CICR Eminent Scholar lecture

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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 ›

Dr. Lizzie King featured in ‘About UGA’

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Dr. Lizzie King, faculty member in the Odum School of Ecology and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, was recently profiled on the University’s home page “About UGA” section. In the feature, Dr. King describes her research on ecosystem services in UGA’s Driftmier Woods. Dr. King currently serves on the CICR Executive Committee and … More ›

Dr. Steve Holloway joins CICR Executive Committee

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The CICR Executive Committee welcomes Dr. Steve Holloway, professor in the Department of Geography and CICR faculty affiliate. Dr. Holloway previously coordinated the Department of Geography’s graduate program; his research interests are focused around the themes of human movement and urbanization. Dr. Holloway replaces Dr. Jennifer Rice, who is stepping off of the Executive Committee … More ›

Drs. Nibbelink and Brosius testify in Kuching

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CICR director Nate Nibbelink and founding director Pete Brosius are featured in the Borneo Post for their involvement in a Native Customary Rights case. The trial focuses on land claims of the Penan people in Sarawak, Malaysia; both Nibbelink and Brosius have testified before the High Court in Kuching. Click here to read the full article.

Dr. Brosius named Distinguished Research Professor

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Dr. Peter Brosius has been awarded a 2015 Distinguished Research Professorship. We congratulate him on this great honor! A professor of anthropology, Dr. Brosius founded the Center for Integrative Conservation Research at UGA in 2007. Click here to read about all 2015 Distinguished Research Professors in the UGA Columns News Release

Dr. Jenna Jambeck joins CICR Executive Committee

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We are pleased to announce that Jenna Jambeck will join CICR’s Executive Committee in March 2015. Dr. Jambeck is the first ever committee member from UGA’s College of Engineering. Most recently her research on marine debris has been published in a landmark study in Science and subsequently featured in the national and international press. Read more about … More ›

Student Awards at 2015 Sustainability Science Symposium

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The results are in, and the best student presentations and posters from last Friday’s Sustainability Science Symposium are: Student Presentation 1st Place: Ansley McKinney, “Tanyard Creek Chew Crew” Runners-up: Laura Ney, “Influencing Soil Microbial Community Structure Using Locally Derived Inoculant In Order to Increase Nutrient Use Efficiency of Organic Amendments” and Erin Lawless, “Assessment of … More ›