Research at Nebraska 2021-2022 Report

Tag: Science and Technology Literacy for Society



Looking Back for Future Climate Clues

The world is entering uncharted territory with climate change. Scientists and policymakers are scrambling to pinpoint what’s happening, where we’re headed and how to respond. Nebraska paleontologist Ross Secord is among them. With a nearly $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, he’s pursuing a first-of-its-kind study that explores how climate change affected the environment, […]

Educating Beekeepers, Protecting Pollinators

Keeping honeybees isn’t just a hobby. The pollinators play vital roles in food production and the environment. But climate change and pesticides are weakening hives and reducing honey production. To help reverse these trends, Nebraska runs Great Plains Master Beekeeping, a program providing educational materials and hands-on training to the region’s beekeepers. “There’s an overabundance […]