Environmental Science and Policy Distinguished Lecture Series

DLS Poster With funding from FAU’s Division of Research, CES is delighted to announce the inaugural Environmental Science and Policy Distinguished Lecture Series. This series supports FAU’s Pillars and Platforms initiative currently underway at the university. Prominent scientists from across the U.S. & CANADA will visit FAU to share their research and reflections on cutting-edge science questions of global importance.

Our target audience is faculty and students from FAU and local universities. We also welcome scientists from local government agencies, and interested members of the community.

Learn more about these lectures by clicking on the dates and topics below:

  • Friday, March 4, 2016 - Dr. Gail Chmura, McGill University - "Blue Carbon and Climate Change"
  • Friday, March 25, 2016 – Dr. Henry Gholz, Division of Environmental Biology - "Funding Science: Perspectives from an NSF Program Director"
  • Friday, April 8, 2016 – Dan Kahan, Yale University - "Democracy and the Science Communication Environment"
  • Tuesday, May 3, 2016 – Dr. Alex Gardner, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - "Out of Equilibrium in a Warming World: Glaciers and Sea Level Change"

RSVP for one or more of these lectures.


This distinguished lecture series is sponsored by FAU’s Division for Research and FAU’s Center for Environmental Studies.



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