Brock researchers launch sustainability conversation series online – Brock News

Brock researchers launch sustainability conversation series online – Brock News

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2021130 Views

August 19, 2021

With the recently released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report still sending shockwaves across the world, a group of Brock University researchers says a radical shift in the way humans view their place on Earth is critical to securing a more sustainable future.

To engage with the public in transformative thinking and action on climate and environmental issues, members of the Brock-led “Beyond Sustainability: Radical Transformation Through System Thinking” research team have turned to the social networking app Clubhouse.

Brock Biological Sciences Professor Liette Vasseur, Principal Investigator on the project, says Clubhouse is an effective way to share information about their work and remove knowledge translation barriers between researchers and the public.

“Clubhouse is providing us a new way to discuss the topics and concepts of the project Beyond Sustainability with a wide audience coming from all over the planet, from Botswana, Kenya and Thailand to the United Kingdom, the United States and Brazil,” she said. “Exchanging on issues and solutions not only in Canada, but also across the world represents a huge impact for our research and our ability to gain international perspectives.”

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