Researchers with WSU’s School of the Environment, highlight the importance of adapting to, providing and using data sets in ecology and other field research.
By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research
PULLMAN, Wash. – Stephanie Hampton, director of WSU’s Center for Environmental Research Education and Outreach, was recently named chair of the National Science Foundation biological sciences advisory committee.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by Washington State University will study how to better coordinate and manage the food, water and energy needs of the Columbia River basin and make the region more resilient to a changing climate as part of a $3 million grant cosponsored between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Fourteen faculty in three projects have been awarded seed and planning grants for their promising food, energy and water research from Washington State University and the state.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Research that links food, energy and water (FEW) issues is expected to be a top priority for funding agencies in coming years. In preparation, a one-day workshop for Washington State University faculty to identify research initiatives will be held Wednesday, May 13, in CUB 204 and 206.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Stephanie Hampton has been named the new director of the Washington State University Center for Environmental Research, Education & Outreach (CEREO). The deputy director of the National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis (NCEAS) at the University of California-Santa Barbara, she is expected to assume her new duties in January.
PULLMAN – King County Executive Ron Sims will speak on “Regional Solutions to Global Climate Change” at a lecture scheduled at 3:10 p.m. Nov. 16 in Food Science and Human Nutrition, T-101(above Ferdinand’s) on the WSU campus. A reception following the presentation will be held in the Ensminger Pavilion (across from the Alumni Centre).
As executive, Sims oversees the 14th largest county in the nation. With a population of 1.8 million, King County is home to about 30 percent of Washington’s population and accounts for more than 40 percent of the state’s jobs.
Sims has led efforts to protect more than 100,000 acres … » More …
Two upcoming National Science Foundation (NSF) workshops will be immediately followed by faculty interaction to identify teams and topics and plan proposals.
The first workshop will be noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Smith CUE 518. It will feature Thomas Baerwald, director for the NSF Coupled Human and Natural Systems program. The second workshop will be 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, also in Smith CUE 518. It will feature Carol Van Hartesveldt, director for NSF’s Integrative Graduate Education Research Training program.
Following these presentations, time has been set aside to identify proposal topics and develop potential faculty teams to write proposals for these … » More …