Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 2-23-2021

Writing a Research Abstract Workshop, Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series

  1. Writing a Research Abstract Workshop
  2. Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series

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1. Writing a Research Abstract
March 3, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Online via Zoom

Fogler Library will host an online workshop on writing a research abstract with an emphasis on the UMaine Student Symposium’s guidelines. Attendees will learn how to perfect their abstract, beginning with an overview of abstract-writing tips and followed by group activities for practice. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own abstracts for peer review (if time allows).

This workshop will be particularly beneficial for students participating in the UMaine Student Symposium in April. Please share this event with any of your students who may be interested.

About the Speaker
Ally Hammond is a graduate student in the Master of Social Work program, where she is currently conducting research on the opioid epidemic. She also works at the Graduate School and has previously worked at the Office of Research Development.

2. Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series

The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series will return this spring with three online film screenings and discussions about the impact of climate change across the world. This year’s films include:

  • Lobster War, March 23
    • Film showing includes a discussion led by Joshua Stoll, Assistant Professor of Marine Policy.
  • Indigenous Climate Shorts, March 30
    • Film showing includes a discussion on knowledge co-production and collaborative research led by Bridie McGreavy, Associate Professor of Environmental Communication, John Daigle, Professor of Forest Recreation Management, and Tony Sutton, PhD in Ecology and Environmental Sciences.
  • Sinking Cities, New York, April 6
    • Film showing includes a discussion led by Amanda Bertana, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Southern Connecticut State University and former Postdoctoral Fellow for Maine’s Scholars Strategy Network.

All screenings will take place via Zoom. Please use this form to register for any or all of the events.

The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is sponsored by the Anthropology Department, Climate Change Institute, Department of Communication and Journalism, Fogler Library, and the School of Marine Sciences.