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Article ItemBeat the heat: Virginia Tech team to study best ways to survive heat waves , article
Theo Lim, an assistant professor of urban affairs and planning at Virginia Tech, is leading a research team studying ways that people can survive, adapt, and thrive through high temperatures and heat waves.
Article ItemBuild it and they will bike: Urban planning students advise Falls Church on cyclist-friendly practices , article
Biking enhances our health and our planet’s health. So why don’t more of us bike to work or school?
Article ItemResearch scientist works with nonprofit to help people adjust to life after prison , article
David Moore, a research faculty member of the Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance, is working with Total Action Against Poverty to provide job training and other services for incarcerated individuals reentering the community.
Article ItemResearchers explore human-centered solutions to environmental grand challenges , article
Finding a solution to grand environmental social challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution requires addressing a host of transdisciplinary research and a human-centered approach. Convergence researchers aim to address such large-scale societal problems by working with a broad range of both scientists and stakeholders.
Article ItemTransdisciplinary research network addresses policy research and education , article
A transdisciplinary community has emerged as a result of the work of Virginia Tech’s Destination Areas. An outgrowth of the Policy Destination Area, the +Policy Network, reflects the original Destination Area’s mission and expands the breadth of engagement across Virginia Tech.
Article ItemVirginia Tech experts available to discuss headlines in the news , article
The Virginia Tech media relations office has the following experts available for interviews this week surrounding issues in the news. To schedule an interview, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Article ItemEconomics expert explains how consumer price reports show ‘inflation is not done yet’ , article
Expectations that inflation has eased fueled recent stock market gains, but results from two major price-tracking indexes came in higher than expected, dousing that optimism with cold water. The statistics from these reports have economists predicting that the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates to get inflation under control.
Article ItemEarth Day 2023: Virginia Tech experts available to discuss environmental issues, research , article
Topics include AI & sustainability, electric vehicle energy use, climate-smart practices, reducing energy costs, rising seas, urban heat
Article ItemPolicy and Politics of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Eastern Mediterranean States , article
The large and continuing refugee stream that arose from the long-lived Syrian Civil War that began in 2011 has deeply affected the politics and demography of the countries of the eastern Mediterranean. This edited volume assesses the politics of the refugee crisis from the vantage point of those nations shaped by it, or whose leaders have explicitly sought to ameliorate it or use it otherwise to mobilize support.
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