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Impacts of Fracking on Local Ozone Pollution in DFW Area

Description: Poster for the 2014 University of North Texas (UNT) Graduate Exhibition. This poster discusses the impacts of fracking on local ozone pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Date: 2014
Creator: Ahmadi, Mahdi & John, Kuruvilla
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Ozone Impact of Shale Gas Activities in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Description: Poster for the 2015 Graduate Student Symposium of the Federation of North Texas Area Universities. This poster discusses the ozone impact of shale gas activities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Date: 2015
Creator: Ahmadi, Mahdi & John, Kuruvilla
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Avoiding the Resource Curse: Challenges of the Policy Process in a Nascent-Oil-Producing Country in West Africa

Description: Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses avoiding the resource curse and challenges of the policy process in a nascent-oil-producing country in West Africa.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Akon-Yamga, Gordon
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

Description: This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Bryophyte-Cyanobacteria Associations during Primary Succession in Recently Deglaciated Areas of Tierra del Fuego (Chile)

Description: Article on bryophyte-cyanobacteria associations during primary succession in recently deglaciated areas of Tierra del Fuego (Chile).
Date: May 12, 2014
Creator: Arróniz-Crespo, María; Pérez-Ortega, Sergio; De Los Ríos, Asunción; Green, T. G. Allan; Ochoa-Hueso, Raúl; Casermeiro, Miguel Ángel et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Dear Facebook

Description: This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
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Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Not in My Back Yard!

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling Redux. This presentation discusses the 'not in my back yard' (NIMBY) attitude - opposition by residents to a proposal for new development that is close to their homes - and focus on whether is it principled or hypocritical to simultaneously oppose the development while benefiting economically from it.
Date: February 8, 2012
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Media and Communication

Description: This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A New Philosophy for the 21st Century

Description: Article discussing a new philosophy in the 21st century and challenges and potential for reform.
Date: December 11, 2011
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Frodeman, Robert
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Philosophy Matters - Examining the Value of Knowledge

Description: This paper discusses the University of North Texas' (UNT) Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity (CSID), where philosophers continue to examine the value of knowledge. The authors also discuss one example of CSID's work with the Comparative Assessment of Peer Review (CAPR) project. CAPR is a four-year project (2008-2012) studying the changing nature of peer review processes across six U.S. and foreign public science agencies. CAPR is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation's (NSF) Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP) program.
Date: May 10, 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert & Holbrook, J. Britt
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The Promise and Perils of Transformative Research

Description: This report is on the workshop 'Transformative Research: Ethical and Societal Implications'. Workshop conversations cluster under the four headings of the history and definitions, promotion, evaluation, and integration of transformative research.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert & Holbrook, J. Britt
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Bieberians at the Gate?

Description: Article discussing theories on the evaluation of philosophy and philosophers and the peer review process.
Date: December 10, 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt & Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences