Resources for Conducting S-E Research

Resources from SESYNC for those who are interested in conducting interdisciplinary socio-environmental research. More to come.
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Video: Introduction to Futures Thinking in Socio-Environmental Systems Jan 05, 2022

Introduction to Futures Thinking in Socio-Environmental Systems

 This tutorial video, Dr. Jaime Ashander, of Resources for the Future, provides an introduction to futures modeling for socio-environmental systems (SES).

 

Document: A Causal Approach to Actionable Research Design Dec 21, 2021

Identifying Socio-Environmental System Solutions: A Causal Approach to Actionable Research Design

This guide outlines a diagramming method that can guide a researcher’s or research team’s thinking about complex environmental systems and how their system of interest connects to policy, action, and social outcomes.

Full Transcript – Interview: Preserving Species by Protecting Habitats with Dr. Varsha Vijay Nov 23, 2021

A transcript of an audio interview conducted by SESYNC's Erin Duffy with former SESYNC postdoctoral fellow Varsha Vijay on the efficacy of protected areas in meeting both ecological and socio-economic goals of conservation.

Video: The Science of Team Science Part 3: Understanding Teams Nov 23, 2021

The Science of Team Science Part 3: "Understanding Teams"

In the final video of this three-part series, Dr. Steve Fiore provides some defining characteristics of teams, phases of teamwork, and multiteam systems. 

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Interview: Preserving Species by Protecting Habitats with Dr. Varsha Vijay Nov 23, 2021

Interview: Preserving Species by Protecting Habitats with Dr. Varsha Vijay

In this audio interview, SESYNC's Erin Duffy talks with former SESYNC postdoctoral fellow Varsha Vijay about her research into the efficacy of pretected areas in meeting both ecological and socio-economic goals of conservation. 

Video: The Science of Team Science Part 1: Why Team Science? Nov 23, 2021

The Science of Team Science Part 1: "Why Team Science?"

In the first video of this three-part series, Dr. Steve Fiore introduces the the science of team science. 

 

Video: The Science of Team Science Part 2: Conducting Team Science and Measuring Outcomes Nov 23, 2021

The Science of Team Science Part 2: "Conducting Team Science and Measuring Outcomes"

In the second video of this three-part series, Dr. Steve Fiore explains what is meant by teamwork in science, how to facilitate teamwork in science, and how to measure teamwork in science. 

 

Video: Creating Socio-Environmental Scenarios Oct 20, 2021

Video: Creating Socio-Environmental Scenarios

Based on the 2020 article “Scenario processes for socio-environmental systems analysis of futures: A review of recent efforts and a salient research agenda for supporting decision making,” this video explores the present status and futures of creating socio-environmental scenarios. 

 

 

Interview: Measuring Air Quality to Improve Health Equity with Dr. Kelly Jones Sep 24, 2021

Interview: Measuring Air Quality to Improve Health Equity with Dr. Kelly Jones

In this audio interview, SESYNC's Erin Duffy talks with former SESYNC postdoctoral fellow Kelly Jones about her research exploring the role of the neighborhood environment on children’s respiratory health outcomes. 

Full Transcript – Interview: Measuring Air Quality to Improve Health Equity with Dr. Kelly Jones Sep 23, 2021

A transcript of an audio interview conducted by SESYNC's Erin Duffy with former SESYNC postdoctoral fellow Kelly Jones on the subject of complex, systemic interactions of human and environmental health.

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