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Aug 18, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Carrie Hritz, Associate Director of Research

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Carrie Hritz as our new Associate Director of Research. Carrie joins us from the Census Bureau where she was the Branch Chief of Partnership Communication and Outreach working with tribal, state, and local governments as well as other federal agencies. Before the Census Bureau, Carrie was an AAAS fellow placed in the Geosciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation working in International and Interdisciplinary funding initiatives.


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Aug 15, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow Maia Call

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Maia Call as a new Postdoctoral Fellow. Maia recently finished her Ph.D. in Georgraphy at the University of North Carolina. Get to know our newest researcher:


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Aug 15, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow Bianca Lopez
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Bianca Lopez as a new Postdoctoral Fellow. Bianca recently finished her Ph.D. in Ecology at the University of North Carolina. Learn more about our new researcher:

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Aug 15, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow Chris Field
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Chris Field as a new Postdoctoral Fellow. Chris received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut's Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department in 2016. Learn more about our new researcher:

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Aug 15, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow Billy Hall

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Billy Hall as a new Postdoctoral Fellow. Billy recently finished his Ph.D. in Global and Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University. Get to know our newest researcher:


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Aug 14, 2017
Why Africa needs a science synthesis centre to tackle complex problems

Scientific research often requires sophisticated equipment like radio telescopes or laboratories. This infrastructure is essential for scientific discovery. But another form of infrastructure is now essential too: synthesis centres. These specialise in bringing together experts across academic fields and geographies.


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Aug 08, 2017
SESYNC Invites Proposals for Interdisciplinary Team-Based Research

 

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) requests proposals for collaborative and interdisciplinary team-based research projects under two programs: Pursuits and Workshops. 

SESYNC is a synthesis research center that brings together diverse groups in new, interdisciplinary collaborations to identify solutions to society’s most challenging and complex environmental problems. Proposals are invited for synthesis projects focused on tools, methods, and other practices applicable to actionable team research on socio-environmental problems.


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Jul 13, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow Nate Jones

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Nate Jones as a new SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellow. Nate is a Hydrological and Ecological Engineer with a Ph.D. in Biological Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.


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Jul 12, 2017
Join SESYNC at ESA 2017!

Join us at ESA in Portland!

See below for details on SESYNC's Mixer at ESA, as well as presentations by SESYNC affiliated researchers.


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Jun 29, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow Dexter Locke

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Dexter Locke as a new SESYNC-LTER Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Dexter is an Urban Ecologist with a Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University


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