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June 15, 2012

2012-2013 Fulbright NEXUS Regional Scholar Program in the Western Hemisphere applications being accepted. Deadline June 15, 2012. Projects focusing on climate change adaptation strategies and /or public policy focused research ventures that examine strategies to cope with climate variability, including extreme events are particularly welcome. Innovative model for scholarly exchange and science informing policy. For early or mid-career academics, applied researchers and/or professionals with research experience in the public, non-profit, or private sector in the topics of Science, Technology and Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Energy. Applicants must be conducting current research relevant to these themes. See http://www.cies.org/NEXUS for complete information.

June 7, 2012

Read more: June 7, 2012 Congratulations to CECI Affiliate and associate professor of marine and coastal Sciences, Liz Sikes, who received a prestigious Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg fellowship. Along with colleagues from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research at the University of Bremen and the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Dr. Sikes will be collaborating on a joint research project, “Sources and fate of detrital particulate carbon in a coastal plain estuary,” which aims to investigate carbon cycling in the Delaware River estuary to assess burial (sequestration) versus biological re-mineralization of carbon along the estuary’s chemical gradient. The goal of the project is to improve understanding of carbon budgets within estuaries as well as the influence of estuarine processing on carbon that is delivered to the ocean. Read more about Dr. Sikes' fellowship.

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