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Check Out CRGC’s Student Webinar: The Benefits and Challenges of Interdisciplinary Research

Check Out CRGC’s Student Webinar,The Benefits and Challenges of Interdisciplinary Research, featuring Rajeev Ramchand, Ph.D., a Senior Behavioral Scientist with RAND Corporation, and Michael Blum, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxvile. In this conversation, moderated by CRGC’s Director,Melissa Finucane, Ph.D., a Senior Social and Behavioral Scientist with RAND Corporation, speakers engaged in an interactive discussion to share their experiences working with people in other disciplines on research within and outside their traditional areas of expertise. To view webinar »

Study Improves Disaster Resilience Training for Community Health Workers

To improve disaster resilience in targeted communities that were especially hard-hit by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, CRGC worked with its partners from the University of South Alabama’s Coastal Resource and Resiliency Center (CRRC) to train and deploy seven lay Community Health Workers (CHWs) in community-based organizations and community health clinics in Bayou La Batre, AL, Galliano, LA, and Port Sulphur, LA. CRGC researchers, Keith Nicholls, PhD, Steven J. Picou, PhD, and Selena C. McCord recently published findings on how to better prepare CHWs, who take active roles in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: Training Community Health Workers to Enhance Disaster Resilience. Read more »

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Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities

Heading into day #3 of The 2018 State of the Coast Conference, and continue to be inspired by all of the transdiciplinary, multi-sectoral efforts underway to restore our coast and mitigate future risks. As Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, underscored in his opening plenary, this work is so important—not only for this region, but for the entire nation and global community—however, we are in a race against time and don’t have one day to waste. #NoTimeToLose #SOC18 ... See MoreSee Less

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Calling any GoMRI-funded students who missed our last student webinar, “The Benefits and Challenges of Interdisciplinary Research,” check it out here! Dr. Melissa Finucane, Director of CRGC, moderated this interactive discussion featuring our expert panelists, Drs. Rajeev Ramchand and Michael Blum, who shared their experiences working in the transdiciplinary research space. ... See MoreSee Less

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Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities

Dr. Melissa Finucane (RAND), Director of CRGC, presenting on evaluating Interdisciplinary program performance and impacts at the 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. We are so proud of our talented team of transdiciplinary researchers, students, and cross-sector community partners, who have contributed to CRGC’s diverse and integrated activities! ... See MoreSee Less

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