The role of science investment in community and professional development

Lindsay Deel is one of four ESA 2013 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. Her Ph.D. research at West Virginia University focuses on environmental geography and policy issues surrounding the management of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. In the podcast, Lindsay reflects on sharing her research with policymakers on Capitol Hill.

She also highlights federally-funded graduate science programs that support research that can make a positive difference for communities. For more on federal graduate science programs see the accompanying post on ESA’s blog, EcoTone.

This is the final in a series of four episodes featuring graduate students recognized by ESA in 2013 for their work at the interface of science and society. For more information on the GSPA, click here.

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