Introducing 2022-2023 PEWS Interns and Sustainability Fellows

PEWS is excited to introduce four new interns and Sustainability Fellows for the academic year 2022-2023. With the support of UC Research2030, PEWS has named Dylan Carter (Anthropology) and Ahmad Khan (Civil Engineering) as Sustainability Fellows, and Collin Lucken (Philosophy, Engineering) as Video & Media Coordinator and Sarah Yaser (Neuroscience) as Web & Social Media Coordinator. … Continue reading Introducing 2022-2023 PEWS Interns and Sustainability Fellows

Conservation Changemakers Speaker SeriesĀ 

Please join our community partner Cincinnati Nature Center for a series of online talks: Conservation Changemakers. These compelling speakers are changing the conversation about our environment, making an impact in their communities, and thinking about how to make nature more accessible and equitable for all.  Events will occur on Zoom; preregistration is required to access … Continue reading Conservation Changemakers Speaker SeriesĀ 

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

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