New chapter on participatory research by Andrew Evans

We are excited to share a forthcoming chapter written by PEWS research assistant, Andrew Evans, and PEWS director, Angela Potochnik about participatory research. This book chapter, "Theorizing Participatory Research" is in press in Ethical Issues in Stakeholder-Engaged Health Research. The chapter examines the variety of participatory research, or research that includes public involvement, across fields … Continue reading New chapter on participatory research by Andrew Evans

Geology graduate students bring science to local classrooms

Graduate students and faculty at University of Cincinnati's Department of Geology are excited to share their research and increase engagement with the Cincinnati community. In particular, Geology graduate students are looking to build partnerships with local schools by bringing their research experiences directly to the classroom. Participating graduate students and professors have developed presentations and … Continue reading Geology graduate students bring science to local classrooms

PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

We are very excited to share that PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart has been awarded a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship, which celebrates and supports faculty in the humanities who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Each Fellow receives $50,000 to pursue a public-facing project. The Whiting Public Engagement Program (WPEP) is a distinctive national grant founded to champion the … Continue reading PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

Introducing the new PEWS Sustainability Interns

PEWS, with the support of UC Research2030, is excited to introduce the three new PEWS Sustainability Interns: Zeke King Phillips, Kat Timm, and Jessica Roncker, all three graduate students at UC. Zeke King Phillips Zeke King Phillips is a 3rd year graduate student and PhD candidate in UC's Geology Department. Prior to his arrival at … Continue reading Introducing the new PEWS Sustainability Interns

Geoscience events happening this April in Cincinnati

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the geoscience event at Trammel Fossil is postponed until 4/23/22 The joint North-Central and Southeastern Geological Society of America 2022 Section Meeting is being held in Cincinnati from April 7th to 9th. This event will bring hundreds of geologists to the city to discuss new science research and is sponsored … Continue reading Geoscience events happening this April in Cincinnati

The 2022 Communicating Science Seminar

Are you interested in learning more about science communications and public engagement practices and research? The 2022 Communicating Science Seminar is an annual seminar where scientists and those involved in science engagement and public outreach can discuss new ideas and experiences. This seminar is being held virtually on Thursday, February 17th, 2022. There will be … Continue reading The 2022 Communicating Science Seminar

Meet the new PEWS Program Director, Max Cormendy

We are excited to introduce Max Cormendy, as the new Program Director for the Center for Public Engagement with Science at University of Cincinnati. He will also serve as the executive director for the Philosophy of Science Association. Mr. Cormendy is a Cincinnati native and completed his MA in Philosophy at University of Cincinnati in … Continue reading Meet the new PEWS Program Director, Max Cormendy

New student-led Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research and Discussion Group

Are you a graduate student doing research in sustainability? Or are you interested in sustainability research, but not sure how to get involved? Join the brand new Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research & Discussion Group! This group is part of the PEWS Sustainability initiative, supported by the University of Cincinnati’s Next Lives Here Research2030 Program. … Continue reading New student-led Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research and Discussion Group

Cincinnati’s Climate Equity Indicators Report

PEWs Faculty Affiliate Carlie Trott has collaborated with community partners to conduct research into the vulnerability of Cincinnati's communities to climate change. The newly released Cincinnati Climate Equity Indicators Report was produced in collaboration with the Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability, Green Umbrella Regional Sustainability Alliance, Groundwork Ohio River Valley, University of Cincinnati and … Continue reading Cincinnati’s Climate Equity Indicators Report

UC Sustainability Award Program 2022

The Office of Sustainability at UC is announcing the Sustainability Award Program for 2022: In support of UC’s strategic direction, Next Lives Here, and the goals outlined in the 2019 UC Sustainability + Climate Action Plan, the Sustainability Award Program serves as a celebratory and competitive framework for recognizing UC students, staff­, and faculty who are doing … Continue reading UC Sustainability Award Program 2022