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CRGC Researchers Present Findings on Exposure to Disasters in the Gulf States and Long-Term Mental and Behavioral Health Outcomes

The Natural Hazards Center, in partnership with the International Research Committee on Disasters (IRCD), and with funding from the National Science Foundation, convened its 2018 Researchers Meeting in Broomfield, Colorado on July 11 and July 12, 2018, which focused on improving rapid reconnaissance research and featured sessions designed to identify pressing research needs, better coordinate researchers and research teams, and improve data collection, sharing, and archiving. This year’s meeting, designed to convene researchers across disciplines, who recently received National Science Foundation RAPID grants, as well as those who have ongoing hazards and disaster related research projects, featured the Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities’ (CRGC) recent findings related to exposure to disasters in the Gulf States and long-term mental and behavioral health outcomes. Read more »

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 »

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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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