Tag: College of Social Sciences

New websites provide data on Hawaii’s climate

New websites provide data on Hawaii’s climate

July 1, 2014  |  Comments
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The new water resource management website on evapotranspiration paired with the Rainfall Atlas of Hawaiʻi provide critical information on the state’s average climate and water processes.

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UH conducts hurricane resilient design workshop at national convention

UH conducts hurricane resilient design workshop at national convention

June 24, 2014  |  Comments
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National Disaster Preparedness Training Center to hold workshop on hurricane preparedness

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Aya Kimura’s Hidden Hunger book recognized

Aya Kimura’s Hidden Hunger book recognized

June 23, 2014  |  1 Comment
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Hidden Hunger explores the politics behind the international food policy community’s recent emphasis on micronutrients and smart foods.

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UH Manoa provides disaster risk reduction training in Indonesia

UH Manoa provides disaster risk reduction training in Indonesia

June 20, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa is delivering workshops at the Bandung Institute of Technology to emergency managers, first responders and others working on disaster risk reduction in Indonesia.

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Chandlers establish public policy, conflict studies fellowship

Chandlers establish public policy, conflict studies fellowship

June 3, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The fund will support full-time graduate students pursuing a master’s degree or PhD at the College of Social Sciences.

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Spiritual Ecology book wins at Green Book Festival

Spiritual Ecology book wins at Green Book Festival

May 28, 2014  |  Comments
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Emeritus Professor of Anthropology Leslie E. Sponsel’s new book takes top prize in the science category at the 2014 Green Book Festival.

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Susan Chandler discusses foster care on Hawaii Public Radio

Susan Chandler discusses foster care on Hawaii Public Radio

May 21, 2014  |  Comments
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Susan Chandler, director of UH at Mānoa’ Public Policy Center, discussed the current status of foster care in Hawaiʻi.

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Researchers find corn yields more sensitive to drought, climate change

Researchers find corn yields more sensitive to drought, climate change

May 6, 2014  |  Comments
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The study, co-authored by UH Mānoa Associate Professor Michael Roberts, was published in May in the journal Science.

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UH Manoa enters new indigenous research partnership

UH Manoa enters new indigenous research partnership

February 27, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa and New Zealand universities establish international indigenous research partnership.

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Study in Nature reveals urgent new time frame for climate change

Study in Nature reveals urgent new time frame for climate change

October 9, 2013  |  7 Comments
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A UH Mānoa study provides an index of the year when the mean climate of any given location on Earth will shift outside the most extreme records experienced in the past 150 years.

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