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Aug 28, 2018
Q&A with SESYNC Postdoc Kelly Jones

Get to know SESYNC's newest postdoc Kelly Jones!


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Aug 27, 2018
Job Opportunity: Research and Evaluation Assistant

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) seeks a Research and Evaluation Assistant to join its programs team in supporting SESYNC’s research, evaluation, and monitoring efforts. The successful candidate will work on a variety of activities centered on supporting our biannual request for proposals and postdoctoral fellowship program, tracking and monitoring Center activities, and analyzing outcomes.


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Aug 21, 2018
Q&A with SESYNC Postdoc Lauren White

Get to know SESYNC's newest postdoctoral fellow, Lauren White!


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Aug 09, 2018
Q&A with SESYNC Postdoc Se Jong Cho

SESYNC is excited to welcome postdoctoral fellow Se Jong Cho! Learn more about Se Jong and her research at SESYNC.


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Aug 08, 2018
Q&A with SESYNC Postdoc Quentin Read

SESYNC is excited to welcome postdoctoral fellow Quentin Read! Get to know Quentin and his SESYNC research.


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Aug 06, 2018
Request for Proposals: Postdoctoral Fellows and Mentors

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications from early career scholars (≤ 4 years post PhD) for two-year postdoctoral fellowships that begin August 2019.


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Aug 03, 2018
Water and Governance: Changing Water Laws in a Changing Climate

To help navigate the effects of climate change on watersheds, an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Barbara Cosens of the University of Idaho and Lance Gunderson of Emory University assessed six water basins across the United States as part of a project, “Social-Ecological System Resilience, Climate Change, and Adaptive Water Governance." SESYNC recently interviewed Cosens for a new documentary video, “Water & Governance”, in its “Research in Action” series.


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Jul 30, 2018
Natural Habitat Can Help Farmers Control Pests, But Not Always a Win-Win

Songbirds and coffee farms in Central America. Ladybugs and soybean fields in the Midwest. These are well-known, win-win stories of how conserving natural habitat can benefit farmers. 

But an international team of authors led by the University of California, Davis, found that natural habitat surrounding farm fields is not always an effective pest-control tool for farmers worldwide. Their analysis is published July 30 in the journal PNAS.

 


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Jul 24, 2018
Meeting the leadership challenges for interdisciplinary environmental research

An influential group of 20 research leaders met at SESYNC for frank discussion on how to combine core leadership knowledge and best practices to advance interdisciplinary research.


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Jul 12, 2018
SESYNC Welcomes New Postdoctoral Fellow

SESYNC is excited to welcome Xavier Benito as a postdoctoral fellow!


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