NSF awards $500K for the Household Water Insecurity Experiences Research Coordination Network (HWISE-RCN)

The National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences Program, recently awarded $500,000 to support the Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) Research Coordination Network to operate at the strategic intersection of social science discovery, policy, and practice to address the complex dynamics of household water insecurity across the globe.  The RCN's mission is to build a community …

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Society of Women Geographers Awards Swetha Peteru Prestigious Pruitt Fellowship

Society of Women Geographers has awarded Swetha Peteru, one of my doctoral candidates and Applied Biodiversity Science Associates, the prestigious Pruitt Fellowship for her dissertation research.  Swetha's doctoral research examines how tropical agroforestry regimes create divergent biotic landscapes, looking at both plant species and genetic diversity.  Her cutting-edge work ties human activity to genetic diversity by …

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Congratulations Audrey and Heather!

I am pleased to announce that Audrey Joslin, a recipient of the NSF DDRI award, also accepted the Texas A&M University Dissertation Year fellowship to complete her doctorate by August 2015! Heather Lee also heard that her project on the water soft path in Central Mexico is to be recommended for funding through the NSF DDRI …

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