Meet Meg Corcoran, new PEWS Social Media and Web Coordinator

Meg Corcoran is a third year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geology at UC who is excited to share her excitement for public engagement with science this year with the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) community. Her research focuses on using the stable isotope biogeochemistry to understand how climate change will … Continue reading Meet Meg Corcoran, new PEWS Social Media and Web Coordinator

A conversation about climate change in the Chesapeake Bay

Interested in learning more about scientific predictions of climate related changes in the Chesapeake Bay region? The Philosophy of Science Association is hosting a Public Forum co-sponsored by the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science to discuss how scientists model factors related to climate change, including sea level rise, increases in water temperature and … Continue reading A conversation about climate change in the Chesapeake Bay

Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Abel Gustafson

Dr. Abel Gustafson This week, we highlight the work of our newest Faculty Affiliate with the Center for Public Engagement with Science, Dr. Abel Gustafson, Assistant Professor in the UC Department of Communication.   Research Focus Dr. Gustafson studies public opinion and strategic communication in science and environmental issues. Using surveys and communication experiments, he assesses how various demographic and political groups think about and … Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Abel Gustafson

Potochnik took part in Climate Interpreter Workshop

Dr. Angela Potochnik Back in January Center Director Angela Potochnik took part in a Beginner's Workshop from the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI). NNOCCI, working across 38 different states, is committed to spreading the word about climate change and training others to do the same. This eight-hour workshop was put on … Continue reading Potochnik took part in Climate Interpreter Workshop

Nancy Tuana interviewed about climate change and social justice

Nancy Tuana speaks to a packed audience at the Mercantile Library about climate change In this Humanities Unbound episode of the Taft Research Center at the University of Cincinnati, Nancy Tuana (Penn State) speaks with Taft Center Director Amy Lind about how climate change affects women and men differently and other topics about climate change … Continue reading Nancy Tuana interviewed about climate change and social justice

Tonight! Climate Change and Cincinnati Life

Audience from the second event of the CLIMATE CHANGE/CINCINNATI series, which focused on the social justice implications of climate change. The third and final event of the CLIMATE CHANGE/CINCINNATI series at the Mercantile Library in downtown Cincinnati is tonight. The series is cosponsored by our Center and the Taft Research Center, also at UC. This … Continue reading Tonight! Climate Change and Cincinnati Life

Nancy Tuana addresses climate change and social justice in Cincinnati

A full house audience listens to Nancy Tuana's talk on Climate Change at the Mercantile Library Nancy Tuana, Dupont/Class of 1948 Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Penn State, addressed a full house at the Mercantile Library in downtown Cincinnati. She discussed the formidable social justice implications of climate change, worldwide and locally here … Continue reading Nancy Tuana addresses climate change and social justice in Cincinnati

Climate Change and Social Justice

The second event of the CLIMATE CHANGE/CINCINNATI series the Center has organized with the Mercantile Library is tomorrow, September 12! Nancy Tuana, Professor of Philosophy and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Penn State, will address the relationship between climate change and social justice, showcasing the importance of the humanities to addressing scientific topics. Learn … Continue reading Climate Change and Social Justice