Call for applications: Knowledge Exchange for Resilience

SDG 16 - Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

Call for applications: Knowledge Exchange for Resilience

Apply by Oct. 15. Through this 12-month fellowship program, representatives from both the community and university come together to share knowledge, discover gaps or opportunities, and respond to challenges.

Call for applications: Knowledge Exchange for Resilience

The mission of the Knowledge Exchange for Resilience is to support Maricopa County, Arizona by sharing knowledge, catalyzing discovery, and exchanging responses to challenges together, in order to build community

The Conversation: Organic food has room to grow

Significant Figure: 82%. This is the share of Americans who buy some organic food on a regular basis. Although organics have gone mainstream, Kathleen Merrigan says the sector still has room to grow. Read more in her most recent piece for The Conversation, which to date has been republished 37 times.

Apply today for the KE DC Leadership Workshop Series

Apply by Aug. 13. The series will help faculty members understand the broader policy environment that funders work in, how to have more impact with your science or scholarship in the policy domain, and engage with policy levers to create policy changes that lead to research opportunities.

New paper: Collaborative governance for the food-energy-water nexus

The social network analysis revealed challenges to collaborative governance of FEW nexus stakeholders, but the authors found that by leveraging bridging there are opportunities to increase collaborative governance between sectors.

June 9-11: IASC conference on knowledge commons

Topics include: innovation spaces; digital resources like Wikipedia and Stack exchange; open-source software development; the future of science and education; the archival of existing knowledge; cultural commons; and citizen science.

May 17-19: IASC 2021 Conference on Polycentric Governance

This event aims to bring together scholars and practitioners from various sectors, disciplines, and epistemological traditions to advance our understanding of how polycentric governance works in practice and share knowledge as a diverse research community.

Virtual 2-day workshop on public interest technology draws attendees from five continents

The workshop for the U.S. Agency for International Development explored synergies in the application of technology to the advancement of human well-being. More than 140 people attended across four sessions over two days.

Walker comments on disinformation and the arbiters of truth

Walker, skeptical of applying concepts such as inoculation and herd immunity to disinformation, says the epidemiological approach risks overlooking the nuances and differences between online communities.

Friday: 2nd annual SEEK national workshop

This year's workshop will explore four themes: practical energy stewardship and the ethics of care, the science and ethics of direct climate intervention, pathways to solar: what you need to know, and cultivating community resilience during uncertain times.

Oct. 14: People-Centered Climate Action and Resilience Planning

Climate Action Planning isn’t just about collecting data and making operational changes; it’s an opportunity to put people first by addressing their needs as part of this transformative process. This webinar will highlight how focusing on racial equity and climate justice in local plan and policy development helps lay the foundation for a more equitable and resilient community.

University Senate resolution supporting students' right to vote

In Spring 2020, the University Senate approved Resolution 2020-74 for supporting voting removal of barriers for students. Faculty are urged to demonstrate support for students’ participation in voting by using their discretion when considering the dates of elections when planning course calendars and due dates and when considering excused absences, make-up assignments or testing on election days.