• The Scientist Who Found Her Voice by Listening to Workers

    The scientist who found her voice by listening to workers

    Teniope Adewumi-Gunn combines her scientific expertise with her mission to help keep workers—from hairstylists to day laborers—safe and healthy.

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  • Doctors need better training to treat the climate crisis

    Doctors need training to treat the climate crisis

    Few medical schools have climate change curricula, leaving physicians ill-equipped to prevent resulting illness and death, or reduce their own carbon footprint.

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  • What kind of ancestor do you want to be?

    What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be?

    Melissa K. Nelson contributed to and co-edited a new book of essays, interviews, and poetry by Indigenous and other voices.

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We are excited to introduce the 2021 Switzer Fellows! Learn more about this year's fellows

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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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Fellows in the News

Sep 16, 2021
A new paper by Grant Gutierrez, The Double Force of Vulnerability, reviews ethnographic literature of environmental justice (EJ).Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
The Law Students for Climate Accountability (LSCA) have released an updated Law Firm Climate Change Scorecard for 2021 . Switzer Fellow Camila Bustos is co-founder of LSCA, and Switzer Fellow AJ...Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
Michael Wironen co-authored an Info Note on CGIAR exploring the implications of the climate metric Global Warming Potential (GWP) for methane mitigation in agriculture. Key takeaways include: Using...Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
Nithya Ramanathan is one of the keynote speakers at Data Con LA 2021 , the largest data conference in Southern California, taking place virtually from Friday, September 17 - Sunday, September 19,...Read more >

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