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Published on April 15, 2019
The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative has awarded a grant for lion research and conservation to MSU's Snares to Wares Initiative in Uganda.
Published on April 4, 2019
Christopher Vandergoot, currently a research scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey, will become the new director of the Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System (GLATOS).
Published on March 26, 2019
The Grand Food Bargain, written by Dr. Kevin Walker, an adjunct professor in the Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, discusses the consequences of quantity over quality when it comes to food.
Published on March 21, 2019
Fulfilling the world’s growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal. But MSU research shows a lot of energy moves nearly incognito, embedded in the products, and leaves its environmental footprint home.
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Published on April 15, 2019 by Global Wildlife Conservation
Published on March 13, 2019 by MSUToday
April 28, 2019 - April 30, 2019 Purdue University
Conference for Big Ten University Jefferson Science Fellows and policy experts to discuss international science and technology policy. Hosted by Purdue University.
May 20, 2019 - May 23, 2019 Maumee Bay Lodge and Convention Center
Hosted by Michigan Sea Grant, MSU Extension, and MSU Outreach and Engagement, this Training is a highly-engaged program to help scientists understand the role of community relationships and how they can help improve scientific research.