May 18, 2015 is the deadline for applications for the the 2015-2016 Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship Awards

newkirk fellow photoFor information on the awards and the application process, click here for our “Students” page.

Office hours for students with questions about the awards and application process (not mandatory),  will be held
April 14 and 23.  Click here for our “Students’ page for details and location. 

PDF version of application instructions

Videos from Community-based Science in the Arctic panel now available for viewing

The panel on Community-based Science in the Arctic was part of the Arctic Governance Symposium that took place at UC Irvine, January 30-31, 2015.
See videos of presentations:

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Elizabeth Mendenhall, Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.,  “Social Understandings of the Arctic Domain”

Arn Keeling, Memorial University, Canada, “Aboriginal Communities and the Environmental Legacies of Extractive Development in the Arctic”
Peter Skold, Umea University, Sweden, “Salience, Stakeholders and Sustainabilities – Perspectives from Arctic Research in Sweden”


Upcoming 2015 events co-sponsored by the Newkirk Center for Science and Society

March 23-27  iConference, Newport Beach

March 30  “The Better Angels of our Nature” with Steven Pinker

April 23  “A Brief History of Capitalization: From Colonialism to Life Itself” with Timothy Mitchell

April 28 Communicating Science Series with Elizabeth Pisani

Toward a Sustainable 21st Century Series:

May 8 “Building Partnerships for Ocean Health in Southern California”
October 22  “Green Chemistry in a Golden State: Accelerating the Transition to Greener Products and Greater Protections for Consumers:
November 3-4  “Strategies for Promoting Sustainable Food Security for the 21st Century”