Tag: Cities

Upcoming: Spring Symposium for BU Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health

The Boston University Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health invites you to attend its Spring Symposium on April 25 from 2:30-4:30 pm in BRB 113, 5 Cummington Mall. The Symposium will feature a series of lightning talks (see below) by BU faculty on a wide range of urban research themes in water, air, climate, […]

Pardee Center Hosts Discussion on NSF Sustainable Urban Systems Report

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a presentation and discussion about a new National Science Foundation (NSF) report, titled Sustainable Urban Systems: Articulating a Long-Term Convergence Research Agenda. The report, released in January, is intended to serve as a guide for the direction of research on sustainable urban systems in coming decades in […]

Faculty Research Fellows Hutyra, Templer Co-Author Two Papers on Nitrogen Deposition in Urban Areas

Lucy Hutyra and Pamela Templer, Professors in the Departments of Earth & Environment and Biology, respectively, and Faculty Research Fellows at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored two papers related to their Pardee Center research on urban nitrogen deposition. The lead author of both papers, Stephen Decina […]

New NSF Report Led by Janetos Charts Research Agenda for Sustainable Urban Systems

A new National Science Foundation (NSF) report released today establishes a research agenda for sustainable urban systems in coming decades. The report, titled Sustainable Urban Systems: Articulating a Long-Term Convergence Research Agenda, is intended to serve as a guide for the direction of research on cities in the face of unprecedented urbanization. Fewer than one-third of the world’s population […]

Pamela Templer Awarded $3 Million NSF Research Traineeship Grant

Pamela Templer, a Professor in the Biology Department and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently awarded a $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Traineeship (NRT) grant. The NRT program awarded a total of $51 million across 17 projects to “develop and implement bold, new, […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet with Faculty Associate Madhu Dutta-Koehler

On July 6, the 2017 Graduate Summer Fellows had a lunch discussion with Madhu Dutta-Koehler, an Associate Professor of Practice and the Director of the City Planning and Urban Affairs program, as well as a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Prof. Dutta-Koehler spoke about her unique career […]

Seminar: Atmospheric Pollution in Urban Areas: Implications for Air and Water Quality

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend its upcoming seminar, “Atmospheric Pollution in Urban Areas: Implications for Air and Water Quality,” featuring Prof. Pamela Templer, an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow. The seminar will be held at […]

Pardee Center Director Talks About Cities and Climate Change on WBUR

Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos was interviewed during a live segment on National Public Radio affiliate WBUR on June 9 about the leading role cities are playing in adopting measures to address the impacts of climate change. Prof. Janetos was interviewed on the Morning Edition program in relation to the announcement this week that in […]