(a) Collaborate with artists, educators, and engineers to generate resources for
science communication and for training community members to participate in community science initiatives.
(b) Study how science communication efforts (outreach and community science)
influence public perception and understanding of science.
I. RESEARCH: To understand fundamental mechanisms shaping ecological interactions, evolutionary processes, and eco-evo feedbacks in human modified environments. By studying ecosystem responses to disturbances (i.e. pollution, temperature shifts, invasive species), we aim to contribute insights to:
II. RESEARCH-EDUCATION INTEGRATION: To investigate how outreach/ community science efforts influence community perception and understanding of science we:
Forest and Wildlife Ecology Department
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Madison, WI 53706
(a) The fields of ecology and evolution.
(b) Conservation, restoration, and regulation of aquatic ecosystems and amphibians.
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We believe that generating transformative and innovative
research is FUNDAMENTALLY linked to inclusive and diverse lab environments.
Therefore, we acknowledge, honor, and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.
WE WILL NOT TOLERATE direct or indirect (i.e. micro-aggression) behavior associated, but not limited to, racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, ageism, and ableism.
WE WILL TAKE ACTION against discriminatory behavior
WE WILL EDUCATE ourselves on inclusive practices via anti-discriminatory training, literature, self-reflection and dialogue.
WE WILL AMPLIFY voices from marginalized communities by using the lab as a platform to promote upward mobility.
WE WILL COMMIT to integrating marginalized groups by diversifying our recruitment, engagement, and science outreach activities.
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