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December 1, 2021

UREx Podcast LogoIn this episode, a diverse team of graduate students discuss their research on climate gentrification in the Eastern coast of the United States and their personal stories about why they are inspired to study this topic. They share perspectives on the importance of interdisciplinary science in their own professional development and the value of an interdisciplinary approach to tackling wicked problems like climate change gentrification. The team also reflects on the importance of team science with peers in building confidence and establishing an essential network of support as early career researchers.

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Kelsea Best: Twitter, LinkedIn

Azmal Hossan: Twitter, LinkedIn

Sharif Islam: Twitter, LinkedIn

Zeynab Jouzi: Twitter, LinkedIn

Timothy Kirby: Twitter, LinkedIn

Becca Nixon: Twitter

Richard A. Nyiawung: Twitter, LinkedIn


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