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Research & Strategic Partnerships, Research Quarterly Review Winter/Spring 2017
Author: Shaun McGillis
Posted: May 5, 2017

The latest edition of PSU’s Research Quarterly Review (https://www.flipsnack.com/psuresearch/portland-state-university-research...research news magazine is here! The exciting projects featured in this issue showcases the global reach of PSU research. While PSU expertise spans many continents and disciplines, the people and projects highlighted in this issue underscore the particular contributions our faculty and students are making to understand and address the complex interplay between social and environmental systems. Included in this issue are stories of PSU faculty working to better understand how the relationships between society, culture, and the environment affect disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery in the wake of the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal in 2015. Stories about how PSU researchers are working with collaborators in China, Israel, and New Zealand to improve water management practices and protect some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. And stories about how PSU faculty, students, and alumni working in Africa, the Antarctic, South America, along the U.S.-Mexico border, and closer to home to solve some of the complex challenges we are facing today.