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Richard J. Borden Student Awards for Best Conference Paper and Poster Presentations

2016 – XXIst International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology (Santa Ana, California)

Mariavilla Clemens and Alex Heisler, Colby College   “Cultivating Conservation in the Lake Tana Basin:  Implications of a New UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Model for Ecosystems and Livelihoods”

Best Paper Session Organized by a Student:  Jordan Fox Besek, University of

Oregon  “Bridges and Barriers between Social and Ecological Sciences”

2014 – XXth International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology (Bar Harbor, Maine)

Best  Presentation:  Samuel L. Belknap III, University of Maine – Orono  “Victims of Our Own Success: The Precarious Position of Maine’s Lobster Fishery”

Best  Poster:  Brittany L. Slabach (with John T. Hast, Philip H. Crowley and John J. Cox) University of Kentucky  “Group Dynamics and Anthropogenic Effects: A Human Ecological Case Study”

 

2012 – XIXth International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology (Canberra, Australia)

 Best Presentation:  Geoff Kershaw, Dalhousie University “A view from a tree: a short history of oil sands extraction in Alberta, Canada and the role of dendrochronology in telling the story”

Best Poster(s):  Sophia Cristoe, Australian National University, “Green Eggs and Land: an energy analysis of chicken egg production” and Ayako Kawai, Australia National University “Satoyama”

 

2011 – XVIIIth  International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology

Best Presentation:  Corrin Behm, University of Illinois  “Student Perceptions of Sustainability: a Foundation for Planning and Policy”

Best  Poster:  Lucy Atkins, College of the Atlantic  “Connecting Self, Community, and Environment: A Sketch of an Education Center”

 

2009 – XVIIth International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology (Manchester, UK)

Best Presentation: Lasisi Isiaka Adesayna (Nigeria) “Sustainable tourism development in Nigeria and its impact on poverty reduction”

Best Poster: Vu Van Hieu, Vrije Universiteit Brussel,  “Health impact assessment of transport and mobility in Hai Phong City, Vietnam”

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