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Nov 02, 2018
Call for Applications: SESYNC Networks-of-Networks Workshop

On January 24-25, 2019, SESYNC will hold a 1.5-day workshop focused on team science and the fundamentals of organizational management. The workshop will be held at SESYNC’s facilities in Annapolis, Maryland. SESYNC will provide funding for travel, lodging, and meals for 30 on-site participants, and the workshop will also be web streamed for additional remote participants. 


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Oct 23, 2018
Global Launch of New Water Resources Planning Framework for Addressing Climate Change and Other “Deep” Uncertainties

At this very moment immense changes are happening at all scales, from global to local. Climatic, economic, demographic, and land-use shifts are fundamentally altering the ways in which we interact with and manage the planet’s resources — freshwater being chief among them. The stressors on water resources management will continue to increase as population and urban areas grow, and they pose a real risk to economic, social, and environmental security in many parts of the world.


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Oct 17, 2018
Job Opportunity: Science Communications Coordinator

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is seeking a full-time, experienced science communications professional to lead communications activities. The primary focus of the Science Communications Coordinator is to enhance awareness and understanding of SESYNC research and opportunities within the community of socio-environmental scientists, scientific knowledge users, and policy makers. The Science Communications Coordinator will have lead responsibility for developing and coordinating communications across SESYNC’s research network and with the educated public.


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Oct 17, 2018
New tool helps align investment with objectives in biodiversity conservation

One of the balancing acts faced by conservation agencies is how to conserve and protect as many species as possible from extinction with limited funding and finite resources. 


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Oct 05, 2018
SESYNC Funds Six New Pursuits and Workshops

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) welcomes six new projects starting in 2018.


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Sep 28, 2018
Now Is the Time to Answer Questions about Climate Engineering Disease Impacts

ANNAPOLIS, MD. – Radical solutions to climate change might save lives, but a commentary in the October 2018 issue of the journal Nature Climate Change calls for caution because geoengineering still lacks a “clean bill of health.”


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Sep 14, 2018
From SESYNC to Jupyter

The latest addition to SESYNC's cyberinfrastructure—rolling out on ­September 20th—is a JupyterHub gateway for Python based data analysis and visualization.


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Sep 10, 2018
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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Sep 06, 2018
Q&A with SESYNC Postdoc Varsha Vijay

Get to know one of SESYNC's newest postdocs, Varsha Vijay!


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Sep 04, 2018
Request for Proposals: Graduate Pursuits

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) located in Annapolis, Maryland seeks proposals for independent, collaborative team-based synthesis research by graduate student teams.


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