Posts Tagged ‘research’

Media advisory: OARDC Research Conference is April 20

Media members are invited to attend OARDC’s 2017 Research Conference on April 20 at Ohio State.

Three featured speakers will address a theme of “Biological Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture and Society.”

OARDC is CFAES’s research arm.

‘An excellent location to do research’

Image of Stone Lab boatOhio State’s Stone Lab on Lake Erie is inviting college undergrads to apply for its 2017 Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program.

Get the 411 on QGIS

Conceptual keyboard - GIS (blue key)Learn the ABCs of using QGIS — in this case, to map tree cover, land use and similar data — in an Aug. 17 workshop in Mansfield. QGIS is a free and open-source geographic information system, or GIS. It works on operating systems including Mac OS X, Linux, Unix and Microsoft Windows. Sponsoring the event is CFAES’s Ohio Woodland Stewards program. Read more.

Ohio State faculty build capacity of researchers in Ghana through soil science workshop

rafiqWarren Dick, professor in CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Rafiq Islam, research scientist and soil and bioenergy program leader at the college’s Ohio State University South Centers, traveled to Ghana from Aug. 27 to Sept. 5 to deliver an innovative workshop titled “Climate change, sustainable agriculture and soil health” at the University of Cape Coast. Read More »

March 6: Research at Powdermill Nature Reserve in PA’s Laurel Highlands

john wenzelNext in the spring seminar series of CFAES’s Department of Entomology: “Applied Research at Powdermill Nature Reserve, a Field Station in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands,” March 6, by John Wenzel, pictured, director of the Rector, Pa., reserve, which is part of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Free. All are welcome. 3:30-4:30 p.m. in 121 Fisher Auditorium, OARDC, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, with a live video link to 244 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, on Ohio State’s Columbus campus.