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RENEWABLES: The Political History of a Global Energy Transition

Please join us for a talk with Johannes Urpelainen, Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. Tuesday, November 4th 12:00 – 1:30, PLC 905.

Seating is limited so please email polisci@uoregon.edu if you plan to attend.

Professor Urpelainen’s research focuses on environmental policy, with a particular emphasis on climate change and sustainable energy. This should be an engaging discussion that is free and open to the public.

Renewables: The Political History of a Global Energy Transition

The deployment of renewable energy faces numerous political and economic

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News

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Current Majors: We need YOUR input!

ATTENTION CURRENT POLISCI MAJORS:The Political Science department requests your participation in a short 2-minute survey that will help us better tailor our curriculum and class times to your needs.PLEASE TAKE 2 MINUTES TO DO THE SURVEY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. It is very important that we get a high rate of participation so that we have a reasonably accurate sense of where our majors stand.

THE DEADLINE FOR PARTICIPATION IS NEXT WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 5, after which we will close the survey.

Thanks in advance for helping us gather the information we need to improve the program!

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Research

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From Butterfly Migration to The Ecologic Institute, Berlin: a look into one Ph.D candidate’s Summer Research

Ph.D candidate Thibaud Henin was awarded the William C. Mitchell Summer Research Scholarship by the Department of Political Science in order to attend the TU Dresden summer school on individual and agent-based modeling.

Over the span of ten days in the small village of Holzhau, Germany, Thibaud, along with 24 other participants attended full day and evening sessions on programming and using computer simulations.  He attended lectures by experts at the forefront of social and natural science computer simulation research.

“The focus of the summer school was not only to learn how to program

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