From scarcity to inclusion: The continued need for women in science

MAR 28, 2016     MEAGHAN GUCKIAN AND TONI LYN MORELLI Photo credit: NJSACC As March comes to a close, we have once again celebrated the many contributions of women to society. For many of us conducting research at the Climate Science Centers and partner institutions, women who have made tremendous strides in our various scientific fields like Marie Curie, Rachel … Continue reading From scarcity to inclusion: The continued need for women in science

The Importance of Philosophy in Responding to Climate Change

 FEB 16, 2016     JESSICA BLACKBAND Photo: Jessica Blackband When I tell people that my undergraduate majors were environmental studies and philosophy, they usually respond with a confused look and a comment like, “Hmm, those are very different topics!” Of course, science and philosophy are fundamentally different in the questions they ask and in how they answer … Continue reading The Importance of Philosophy in Responding to Climate Change

When Does Synthesizing Begin? Contributing to Broader Theory During Early Career

 AUG 13, 2013     WINSLOW HANSEN After getting my undergraduate degrees from the University of Montana, I moved to Alaska to work as a research technician. I was looking for a big adventure and I found it. I spent a year traveling around the state of Alaska to rural indigenous villages. I worked with a post doc … Continue reading When Does Synthesizing Begin? Contributing to Broader Theory During Early Career