research

In times of crisis, whether our current pandemic or a natural disaster, how should social scientists manage their research of human subjects? (Lisa Shoning-Young/Creative Commons)

Research Director for Sustainable GW | George Washington University
Given the ongoing crisis, many faculty and researchers are launching projects that deal with disasters. But a key question for social scientists working with human research subjects is how to conduct research in these conditions.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Georgia
Understanding birds is the first step toward avian species conservation, and bird banding improves our knowledge of birds' migration patterns and life histories.
A call to research: Turtle Ants' threatened Cerrado biome
A call to research: Turtle Ants' threatened Cerrado biome
George Washington University
Biodiversity in the Cerrado of Brazil is threatened; learn about the researchers investigating Turtle Ants in this unique biodiversity hotspot.
Wil Burns

Wil Burns speaks at the Negative Emissions Workshop at George Washington University. (Marija Stefanovic/GWU)

State University College at Buffalo
Wil Burns is an expert in the field of environmental policy, with a research focus of climate geoengineering governance. Planet Forward sat down with Burns to discuss the Paris Climate Agreement and other climate change policies.
Katharine Mach

Katharine Mach. (Laura Whaling/Planet Forward)

State University College at Buffalo
We sat down with Katherine Mach, a senior research scientist at Stanford University, to learn more about negative emissions technology, environmental assessment, and climate change response options.
Creative Fish Tank
Koobi Fora Field School is home to the team investigating how climate change was first dealt with by early humans, but they've got their own sustainability concerns.
Among the most promising batteries for grid storage of renewable energy are "flow" batteries, because it's relatively simple to scale their tanks, pumps and pipes to the sizes needed to handle large capacities of energy. The new lithium-polysulfide... Read More
Dr. Subra Suresh gave his insights on science education and research in a NSF presentation at GW. He took a minute to talk to us about how NSF is moving the planet forward.
Individual Inventor/Self Taught
Thermodynamic Technology Development - Atypical InFlow Device GEARTURBINE PROJECT Atypical InFlow Thermodynamic Technology Proposal Submission Innovative [TURBO-ROTARY] Novel Fueled Motor Engine Type
The George Washington University
This WEBISODE focuses on Dom Bosco Catholic University’s biochemistry laboratory in Campo Grande, Brazil. Dom Bosco is experimenting with a plant called bocaiúva, a native palm which could yield a new source of renewable energy.

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