Launch Event for IMPACT Center Program
The Office of Research invites you to the launch event for four new IMPACT Centers. Short for Inter & Multidisciplinary Program to Accelerate Convergence & Translation, the IMPACT centers are distinctly situated to align campus strengths with unique opportunities for global impact.
October 23, 2019
Dialogues and Discourse: Closing the Gap Between Scientific Innovation and Public Acceptance
How do we close the growing gap between scientific innovation and public acceptance? Using climate change policy and genetic engineering as case studies, this discussion will investigate why public opinion diverges from scientific discovery, and discuss what we can do to bridge the innovation gap.
November 4, 2019
Barriers to Public Acceptance of Climate Science, Impacts and Solutions: A Talk by Renowned Climate Scientist Katherine Hayhoe
Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist at Texas Tech University, is known for her work on regional climate impacts and for sharing her understanding of what climate change means for people and the places where we live. Join Hayhoe as she explores the psychological, societal, political, and economic reasons behind this polarization, and how positive action based on a foundation of shared values and concerns can serve to bridge the climate divide. Hosted by the UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment.
November 5, 2019
3 Revolutions Policy Conference
This year’s conference will focus on Climate and Equity. The call to address climate change and social inequality is growing louder and more urgent. The 3 Revolutions Policy Conference will explore emerging topics from the transportation and energy sectors that are key to workable solutions.
March 24-25, 2020