Women

When more women are decision-makers, the environment wins

March 21, 2019

When more women are involved in group decisions about land management, the group conserves more – particularly when offered financial incentives to do so, new research suggests.

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Were the ancient Maya space pilots? Not even close, prof says

March 6, 2019

‘Pseudo-archaeology’ is subject of anthropologist’s CU on the Weekend talk on March 16.

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The tragedy of the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’

Feb. 19, 2019

On the 50th anniversary of Garrett Hardin’s influential essay, the director of the CU Population Center contends he missed the mark.

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Traversing the frontiers of concussion treatment

Feb. 18, 2019

Concussion treatments still lag despite increased attention and concerns. Complementary or alternative medicine may be able to help, says CU Boulder neuroscientist

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Cracking the nest egg: when governments mess with pensions

Feb. 16, 2019

In studying countries that privatized their social-security programs, Sarah Wilson Sokhey discovered that many post-communist countries ended up reversing their policy changes for short-term political or financial reasons.

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CU Boulder’s geoscientists, ranked world’s best, showcase rock-it science

Feb. 5, 2019

From glacial landslides to the secrets of beaver dams, world’s top geoscientists present latest science at international conference If you take a stroll through the Benson Earth Sciences building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, you will see a banner in the building’s foyer above the clock made of...

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How chronic pain threatens a good night’s sleep

Jan. 28, 2019

Chronic pain and sleep might be even more connected than previously thought, according to new research

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Reticent experts still have climate advocacy choices, scholars say

Jan. 20, 2019

Scientists can be climate advocates without tarring reputations, CU Boulder researchers contend.

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Have a goal? Here's how to boost your chances of reaching it

Jan. 9, 2019

In this informative talk, Psychologist Sabine Doebel explains why iPhone apps don't help you boost executive function doesn’t work and instead, what you can do to accomplish your goals.

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Outstanding grad examines ‘the enemies of conservation’

Dec. 21, 2018

Collaboration between social scientists and wildlife conservationists is key to preserving the environment and protecting human rights, she concludes.

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