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Sustainability in Action

I began grad school for Community Psychology after being in the workforce for many years. Drawn back to school by my interest in the factors that lead to healthy communities and to the wellbeing of individuals, I recognized sustainability as a crucial component to the health and longevity of any place. My previous work involved … Continue reading Sustainability in Action

Research to Action Panel Discussion – September 15

On Thursday, September 15, join UC's Center for Public Engagement with Science for a panel discussion about how research from a range of disciplines can lead to community change, policy, and other tangible outcomes.

Cross-Pollination and Collaborative Engagement

My interests have always lain at the intersection of people, nature, and aesthetics. The better we understand people, the better we can design ways of relating that nourish us—and our planet—by building connection and belonging in communities that transcend cultural and species boundaries. With these goals in mind, my interest has gravitated to an applied … Continue reading Cross-Pollination and Collaborative Engagement

UC Engagement with Local K-12 Educators: Sustainability Education for Urban Solutions Focus Group

The School of Education at the University of Cincinnati is exploring how to best serve local K-12 formal and community educators in the rapidly growing field of sustainability education. Details: Who: K-12 educators (formal, informal) interested in sustainability education. What: Focus group to explore work, needs, and interests regarding sustainability education and how UC can … Continue reading UC Engagement with Local K-12 Educators: Sustainability Education for Urban Solutions Focus Group

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