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Winners Announced – ITG Comedy & Climate Change Video Competition

Humor is a tool underutilized, and comedy has the power to effectively connect with people about climate change issues. Inside the Greenhouse held a competition to harness the powers of climate comedy through compelling, resonant and meaningful videos. The videos … Continue reading

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Ryan Vachon and Dan Zietlow Nominated for Emmy Award

Ryan Vachon and Dan Zietlow are CSTPR Research Affiliates and creators of Provare Media. Their episode of Adventures in Science has been nominated for a 2019 Emmy Award. Adventures in Science is an emerging science-education show aimed at exciting middle school … Continue reading

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Reflections from the 2019 AAAS “CASE” Workshop

Each year CSTPR hosts a competition to send CU Boulder students to Washington, DC to attend the AAAS “Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering” workshop. During the workshop portion, the winners learned about the structure and organization of Congress, the federal … Continue reading

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Former Fulbright Scholar, Julia Schubert, Earns her PhD

In 2017, Julia Schubert was part of CSTPR as a visiting Fulbright Scholar from the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft in Bonn, Germany. She successfully defended her thesis in April 2019. In her thesis, Julia asks how a curious scientific idea became … Continue reading

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Peter Newton Selected as Honoree for Denver Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Agriculture

Pete Newton, CSTPR Faculty Affiliate and Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, has been nominated and selected as an honoree among Denver Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Agriculture in 2019! The Denver Business Journal partnered with the Colorado Farm Bureau to … Continue reading

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AAAS “CASE” Workshop Student Competition: 2019 Winners Announced

The CIRES Center for Science and Technology Policy Research hosted a competition to send four CU Boulder students to Washington, DC to attend the AAAS “Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering” workshop in Washington, D.C. March 24-27, 2019.  At the … Continue reading

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ITG Comedy & Climate Change Short Video Competition

1st place: $400 prize2nd place: $2503rd place: $100 Competition Details Humor is a tool underutilized in the area of climate change; yet comedy has power to effectively connect people, information, ideas, and new ways of thinking/acting. In this 4th annual … Continue reading

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Provare Media Filmmakers Specializing in Science Communication Join CSTPR for future collaborations

Ryan Vachon and Dan Zietlow of Provare Media, a full service production company specializing in science communication, have joined CSTPR as Research Affiliates. Ryan Vachon earned his Ph.D. in climate science and geochemistry in 2006.  For 15 years, Ryan travelled … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff Joins Anthem Publishing as Associate Editor

Covering a variety of strands and themes, Anthem Global Dilemmas addresses topics of great ethical importance to the modern world. Authoritative and meticulously researched, the series will stake out big ideas and raise ethical issues, offering not only historical context but also … Continue reading

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Patrick Chandler Receives 2019 Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy

Rad Byerly, Jr., passed away in 2016 after an impressive career that included more than twenty years as staff on and ultimately Director of the Science Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He also was Director of the Center … Continue reading

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