News from the Social Science Research Institute

Tomorrow! 📢 Do you have thoughts on how to improve compensation and benefits for postdocs? NIH wants to hear from you! Join us at the public virtual NIH listening session on March 17:

Please join us on Thursday, 4/20 from 1 pm at Sakamaki C204B for a Diversity Colloquium presentation by Dr. Sarah Townsend titled "Building a Culture of Inclusion at School and Work."

UH GEO lecture TODAY, Mar 9 @ 12p in 443 Saunders - "Systemic Bias in Science and a Program to Produce More Just and Equitable Research," by Sarah Rebolloso McCullough, Assoc. Director of the Feminist Research Institute & Director of the Environmental Fellows program at UC Davis.

UH GEO public lecture this Thursday, Feb. 16 @ 12pm in 443 Saunders - "Rendering water governance technical in the Mekong River Basin," by Dr. Ming Li Yong, Fellow at the East-West Center (@EastWestCenter). Dr. Yong's bio here:

UH GEO capstone undergrads, grad student Kira Webster, and undergraduate chair and professor Dave Beilman went on a service learning trip at Kaʻala, working on invasive species control with Oahu Army Natural Resources Program this past Mon., Feb. 13th.

UH GEO Professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH).was interviewed in @LongRoadMag on the U.S. Border Patrol and his latest book, Nobody is Protected,

Join us Wednesday, October 19 at 11 am Hawai‘i time for our next Careers in Peacebuilding Talk Story Series on "Why I Embraced Being A Third Culture Kid" with Dr. Ann Auman and moderated by Dr. Maya Soetoro

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#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou

New research by #geog_uhm’s Renee Setter reveals that climate change impacts on coral reefs ecosystems are worse than previously anticipated. Half of world’s reefs may be gone by 2035 due to multiple stressors. ➡️ #css_uhmanoa #UHManoa #HIMBFranklinLab

Thursday, October 6 at 11 am Hawai‘i time for our Advocacy for Social Justice Talk Story Series on "How A Mangrove Can Help A Community" with Mirali Shukla and moderated By José Barzola.


#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou #Mangrove #Mozambique

Come join the "Slice of PI-CASC" seminar series on October 4! Featured speaker Dr. Leah Bremer will discuss topics in "supporting community-based agroforestry restoration in a changing climate." Details & registration at:

More than $200K supports creation of Haunani-Kay Trask biography - Trask was one of the most influential Native Hawaiian scholars of the 20th century ➡️

How important is health as an investment or a consumption good? In this paper, we calibrated a Grossman model in OLG setting to match key features of the US economy. Health matters more as an investment good early in life but become a consumption good later in life. 1/N

UH Geography & Environment capstone students and Professor Dave Beilman's research and restoration work on Kahoʻolawe in Spring 2022 is featured in the latest @CSS_UH newsletter,

Join Dr. Karl Kim. from @uhmanoa next week and learn about
research that identified ten takeaways from the pandemic for
transportation planners. Webinar hosted by Caltrans.

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