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Opportunity: NSF – Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Sala Lab at Arizona State University is looking for motivated undergraduate students to participate in research activities in grassland ecosystem ecology, for 10 weeks, during the summer of 2022. Successful applicants will work with graduate students, technicians and postdocs to assist with ongoing rainfall manipulation experiments, vegetation and soil sampling, and other field surveys at several field sites across…

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Editorial: “Open Access is A Misnomer”

This month, GDC Director Osvaldo Sala has an editorial published in the ESA’s journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The piece problematizes the term “open access” and examines attitudes and outcomes of open access approaches thus far, asking important questions about the future of readers-paid and authors-paid scholarship. “Open access (OA) is a term best used for published research that is…

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Opportunity: Project Coordinator for the GDC

The Global Drylands Center (GDC) at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory’s Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation is seeking a project coordinator to perform a central role in coordinating the multiple activities of the GDC. Essential Duties Coordinates project activities and assists in execution Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project activities, budget, and outcomes…

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INTECOL 2022: Call for Abstracts and Registration Now Open

The world-renowned environmental Congress, INTECOL, is happening this year from August 28 — September 2, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. This year, the theme is Frontiers in Ecology: Science and Society. Check out the list of keynote speakers, great sessions, and the programme overview ! Submit your abstracts by March 31st to participate: https://intecol2021.org/call-for-abstracts/ Registration is now open for anyone wishing to attend in-person and…

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Sala Lab Opportunity: Lab Manager

The School of Life Sciences is looking to hire a Research Specialist (Lab Manager). This position supports the field and laboratory work of the Sala Lab and partially support the functioning of Global Drylands Center. Under the lab manager part of this job, they will perform a wide variety of standard laboratory and field experimental procedures during field season in several…

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