There are many different paths that can lead to a successful career, from increasing your publication numbers or transitioning to a different lab or institution to acknowledging that what you really need is a break. Nature Index asked five researchers for their insights on what to do after completing a PhD.
USU Associate Professor David Rosenberg and Ayman Alafifi, a water resources engineer at Brown and Caldwell, have developed an innovative computer model that helps water and wetland managers make better, data-based decisions.
Dr. Steve Daniels Professor, Community Resource and Economic Development Statewide specialist, USU Extension email@example.com Presentation: An Inside-Out Look at the Use of Science in Policy Formation: Drawing Parallels Between the Northwest Forest Plan and Climate Politics. Click here to view the presentation.
Matt Yost, an assistant professor and Extension agroclimate specialist at Utah State University, has been recognized by the American Society of Agronomy with the organization’s Early Career Award.
Researcher Courtney Flint, a natural resources sociologist, will address how understanding the relationship between Utah's lands and personal well being, as well as the importance of including the goals and objectives of key stakeholders in making land-use decisions, is necessary for Utah's future at the next Research Landscapes in Salt Lake City.
Trisha Atwood of Watershed Sciences and the Ecology Center is a recipient of a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship.