UNH Faculty Research Excellence Seminar Series Continues on February 17: Research in Sustainability Science

UNH Faculty Research Excellence Seminar Series Continues on February 17: Research in Sustainability Science

Feb 15, 2014

A panel composed of UNH researchers engaged in sustainability science will discuss their experiences and the joys and pitfalls of working in a transdisciplinary fashion at the next UNH Faculty Research Excellence Seminar on February 17, 2014.

Sustainability science has emerged as a new discipline over the last decade, with a focus on coupled social-ecological systems and transdisciplinary, solutions-oriented research. Sustainability science research is intended to lead to the use of science through actions: decisions, policies, management approaches or similar outcomes.

Panelists:

  • Paul Kirshen, UNH Civil Engineering; Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS)

  • Semra Aytur, UNH Health Management and Policy; Carsey Institute

  • Charles French, UNH Cooperative Extension

Facilitator: Kevin Gardner, UNH Civil Engineering; Carsey Institute

Event Details:

  • Monday, February 17, 2014, 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Seminar: 4:00-5:15 p.m. Interactive Q&A session: 5:15-5:45 p.m., followed by networking reception with refreshments
  • Introductory remarks and facilitation by Kevin Gardner
  • Squamscott Room, Holloway Commons, UNH in Durham

Event Announcement with Speaker Info

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