• How more inclusive lab meetings lead to better science

    How more inclusive lab meetings lead to better science

    Nigel Golden's new paper helps scientists structure lab-group meetings to be more inclusive, more productive and, ultimately, lead to better science.

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  • Addressing Climate Induced Displacement from the Northern Triangle

    Addressing climate displacement from the Northern Triangle

    Camila Bustos is part of an expert group calling for policy changes to protect Central Americans fleeing devastating climate change impacts.

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  • Saving the Super Bloom: Why California’s Wildflowers Are Under Siege

    Saving the Super Bloom: Why California’s wildflowers are under siege

    Jensen, Fraga and Jesus were featured in Vogue for their work to understand and protect California's native wildflowers. 

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Cell Mentor's Community of Scholars is a group of Persons Excluded because of their Ethnicity or Race (PEER) composed of postdoctoral fellows, early-stage investigators, instructors, and consultants with a common passion to advance scientific discovery while innovating diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. They recently released a list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America on which two Switzer Fellows appear: Ayana Johnson and Regan Patterson.

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Jun 8, 2021
The paper seeks to help scientists structure their lab-group meetings so that they are more inclusive, more productive and, ultimately, lead to better science.Read more >
Jun 8, 2021
Lourdes Vera is the winner of the 2021 Robert Boguslaw Award for her lead role in the publication “When Data Justice and Environmental Justice Meet: Formulating a Response to Extractive Logic Through...Read more >
Jun 8, 2021
“Translocations beyond the historic range will be an increasingly important conservation option, in Africa and globally,” says Sarah Skikne.Read more >
Jun 7, 2021
Dustin Mulvaney, a professor of environmental studies at San Jose State University and a 2004 Switzer Fellow, was quoted in a recent New York Times article " Where Wind and Solar Power Need to Grow...Read more >

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