Center News

Jun 26, 2017
One Meal a Day

As Lake Chad vanishes, seven million people are on the brink of starvation


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Jun 22, 2017
June Computing Updates

Major upgrades to SESYNC's computing software infrastructure


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Jun 07, 2017
SESYNC Welcomes Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath

Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath joins SESYNC as the Multimedia Specialist, where her work will focus on creating video stories to help communicate the important work supported by SESYNC. 


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May 31, 2017
A Tool to Save Species: SESYNC Science Team Leads Effort to Increase Transparency in Endangered Species Recovery

SESYNC Science Team Leads Effort to Increase Transparency in Endangered Species Recovery


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May 30, 2017
Feeding a Hot, Hungry Planet

Creating sustainable food systems in the face of a changing climate isn't easy—but innovators around the world are making real progress


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May 18, 2017
Seeing the Forest for the Genes

A first of its kind study uses bioinformatics to help answer ecological questions about plant defenses and tree community dynamics 


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May 17, 2017
New Postdoc Fellowship Opportunities at SESYNC

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for three exciting new Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities that are scheduled to start in August 2017. These opportunities are open to applicants who have completed their PhD in a relevant field within the last two years.


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May 03, 2017
Which Endangered Species Should We Save?

Imagine you worked in a hospital where many people required medical attention but you had limited staff and resources to treat them. How would you prioritize patients? Some might argue you should first go for the patients with critical needs whereas others may argue you should treat those who had the best chance of survival.


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Apr 27, 2017
SESYNC’s Nick Magliocca wins award for best presentation

 

Dr. Nick Magliocca, assistant research professor at SESYNC, won a prestigious award for the best presentation by a junior researcher at the 2017 Agent Based Modeling Symposium last week.


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Apr 20, 2017
Fisheries are Critical to Global Food Security

Globally, more than one billion people depend on fisheries and aquaculture as a primary source of protein, and an essential source of micronutrients such as zinc, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids. SESYNC has supported a growing body of literature highlighting the importance of fisheries to human nutrition, and the threats to the sustainability of fisheries. 


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