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S2 E7: eDNA with Ryan Kelly

Researchers sampling upstream of a culvert in Chuckanut Creek in April 2021.

In this episode of FieldSound, we hear from Ryan Kelly, professor in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs. Trained as both an ecologist and a lawyer, Kelly brings a unique perspective to his research at the boundaries of marine science and real-world environmental law and policy. He works closely with federal agencies and currently serves on a national task force that aims to move science into practice at a federal level. 

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UW geoscience, marine and freshwater biology each rank in top 10 on new global ranking

The latest U.S. News & World Report listing of top-ranked universities in the world is out for 2024, and UW's marine and freshwater biology ranked No. 5 for subject rankings, and geosciences ranked No. 9. The University of Washington overall tied for No. 7 and maintained its No. 2 ranking among U.S. public institutions.

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UW Oceanography receives funding to study ocean animal gut microbiomes’ role in climate change

Five global science and technology projects were selected to join the Ocean Biogeochemistry Virtual Institute, part of Schmidt Sciences, to address gaps in ocean data and modeling by improving the breadth of research in the field and expanding capacity to understand ocean resources. Anitra Ingalls, professor in the School of Oceanography, is among the awardees and will lead one of the projects.

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S2 E3: Diversity in STEM with UW GEODUC and IBIS Programs

a group of people pose and smile on a boat

GEODUC — which stands for Geoscience Education, Ocean­o­graphic Discovery and Undergraduate Collabor­a­tion — is a place-based, National Science Foundation-funded program spearheaded by faculty and staff in the College of the Environment. Created to broaden the depth and breadth of perspectives that inform scientific inquiry in marine science fields, GEODUC actively recruits UW transfer students who are interested in STEM fields of any kind. 

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