Sep 12, 2019
Risk, Data, and Plant Inspections: How an Interdisciplinary Science Team at SESYNC Informed a Policy Shift

Research entomologist Dr. Andrew (Sandy) Liebhold, of the USDA Forest Service, and resource economist Dr. Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, of Resources for the Future, recently led an interdisciplinary science team in a research pursuit at SESYNC titled “Globalization of the Live Plant Trade: Informing Efficient Strategies for Reducing Non-Native Pest Invasion Risk.” This science team sought to develop efficient strategies that regulators could adopt to lower the risk of invasive species entering ecosystems via live plants. Liebhold, Epanchin-Niell, and agriculture quarantine inspection expert Robert Griffin (retired USDA APHIS) recently spoke with SESYNC about the impacts of their research in a new documentary video, titled Plants & Pests, part of SESYNC’s Research in Action series.

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Aug 29, 2019
SESYNC Announces Fall 2019 Seminar Series

Join us on Tuesday mornings in Annapolis at 11 am for the Fall 2019 Seminar Series, beginning September 10.

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Aug 28, 2019
From the Archives: Monarch Butterflies Declining Faster than Previously Thought

A team of SESYNC researchers mobilized citizen science data to better understand changing monarch populations  

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Aug 14, 2019
Join Us for Networks-of-Networks Workshop Livestream

Pre-register now to join livestream of the International Networks-of-Networks Workshop on Sept 12-13, 2019

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Aug 05, 2019
Reducing Food Loss and Waste

A SESYNC science team assesses food sustainability interventions through an economic lens 


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Aug 05, 2019
From the Archives: New Look at Old Trees

A road map for utilities and policy makers to assess green infrastructure 

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Jul 25, 2019
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.

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Jul 16, 2019
European Union Award

Equipping Water Governance Leaders with Interdisciplinary Skills to Tackle Global Challenges

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Jun 17, 2019
Introducing New Communications Toolkit

Introducing a toolkit for communicating your SESYNC research. This toolkit guides synthesis teams on how to communicate research to a variety of audiences.

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Jun 10, 2019
Rethinking Climate Change and Inequality

Attributing global carbon emissions is complex. A geographer argues that we should pay greater attention to who profits.

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