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Aug 29, 2013
Is Migration Innate or Learned?

Working with records from a long-term effort to reintroduce critically endangered whooping cranes in the Eastern U.S., a University of Maryland-led research team found evidence that these long-lived birds learn their migration route from older cranes, and get better at it with age.


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Aug 27, 2013
SESYNC Postdoc Mary Collins Presents at ASA Meeting

Dr. Mary Collins, a National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) Postdoctoral Fellow, attended the American Sociological Association (ASA) annual meeting held August 10–13, 2013, in New York, NY, to present her paper titled “Industrial Disproportionalities, Environmental Inequality, and the Powers of Legitimization.” The paper was included in a panel sponsored by ASA’s Section on Environment and Technology (E&T) that addressed Environmental Conflict, Inequality, and Power.


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Aug 09, 2013
SESYNC Has Some Fun with Epistemology

We wanted to pull back the veil from some scientific terms that we use at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC). So today, we took to the streets to see how many people know what “epistemology” means.


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Aug 07, 2013
International Research Collaboration Announces Call for Innovative Synthesis Projects

The U.S. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and two German national research centers—the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Synthesis Centre (sDiv) within the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig—are pleased to announce an international opportunity for socio-environmental synthesis research on “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.”


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Aug 06, 2013
Nationally-recognized University Centers Announce Interdisciplinary Research Opportunities for UMD Faculty

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and the Council on the Environment (ConE)—both nationally-recognized University of Maryland (UMD) research centers—are pleased to announce two new campus-wide research options available exclusively to UMD faculty.


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Jul 12, 2013
SESYNC Announces Socio-Environmental Synthesis Research Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is currently accepting applications from graduate students for a Socio-Environmental Synthesis Research Proposal Writing Workshop.


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Jul 11, 2013
Join Our Team! Now Hiring

Join our team! The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is currently accepting applications for several opportunities based at our facilities in Annapolis, Maryland.


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Jun 19, 2013
SESYNC Congratulates Dr. Bill Fagan on Selection as ESA Fellow

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) congratulates Dr. Bill Fagan, Associate Director for Research Innovation, on his selection as an Ecological Society of America (ESA) Fellow.


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Jun 12, 2013
SESYNC Welcomes Dr. Mary Collins

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome our newest Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Mary B. Collins.


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Jun 04, 2013
Now Hiring for Database Administration Intern

In support of the SESYNC-funded Thematic Pursuit “Solving the Mystery of Marine Protected Area (MPA) Performance,” we are currently accepting applications for a Database Administration Intern.


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