Environment & Ecology
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  • Oct 27 2022

For her innovative approach to studying low-cost water treatment, Tiffany Messer, Ph.D., an assistant professor in biosystems and agricultural engineering, is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

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  • Sep 27 2022

The study will focus on methane emissions in coastal wetlands, which play an increasingly important role in ongoing and rapid climate change.

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  • Sep 15 2022

Work done by Dave Moecher and his Irish collaborators investigated how the Appalachian Mountains in North America were eroded over geologic time.

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  • Aug 29 2022

The UK study seeks to understand how aquatic biodiversity is impacted by climate change. The project was selected for funding by the NSF's "Biodiversity on a Changing Planet" program, marking a major milestone for climate research at UK.

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  • Aug 24 2022

Lucas Bertucci, a University of Kentucky chemical engineering senior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the university’s first Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholarship recipient.

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  • Apr 18 2022

Focusing on climate-related disasters and health, universities and agencies from across the Commonwealth are joining forces to address the health impacts of disasters and climate change.

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  • Mar 25 2022

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host its 17th Annual Spring Conference on April 5, focusing on climate and health and featuring a keynote address and book signing with Robert Bullard, Ph.D., considered the father of environmental justice.

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  • Feb 22 2022

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Kentucky Geological Survey at the University of Kentucky have announced a collaborative project focused on mine methane (CH4) emissions in the state.

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  • Feb 14 2022

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science will hold its 17th Annual Spring Conference on April 5, 2022, focusing on “Climate and Health.” This year’s keynote speaker is Robert Bullard, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University. 

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  • Feb 1 2022

The Kentucky Geological Survey, the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Appalachian Center are sponsoring the “Geoscience & Environmental Justice in Appalachia” speaker series beginning Tuesday, Feb. 15.