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PIIRS: "Goliath’s Curse: A Brief History and Future of Societal Collapse"

“Goliath’s Curse: A Brief History and Future of Societal Collapse.” A Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) at the University of Cambridge, Kemp…

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Early life stress increases chromatin accessibility in the adult Nucleus Accumbens, Mayowa Oke, UG '22 (3964408)

Early life stress (ELS) is a term which describes a variety of forms of childhood adversity. Research involving both human and rodent subjects has shown that individuals who experience ELS are at…

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Anxious Prospects: Determining Cognitive Processes Underlying Biased Risk Preferences in Anxiety, Allison Yang, UG '23 (3959046)

One prominent symptom of anxiety is exaggerated threat appraisal, which is an overestimation of the likelihood and extent of harm. Researchers have aimed to understand what underlies the real cause…

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Impacts of Extreme Heat on Solar and Wind Power Production: An Assessment of Princeton University's Net Zero America E+RE+ Pathway, Demetra Yancopoulos, UG '22 (3960969)

Fossil fuels release excess greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, causing abnormal rates of planetary warming. Mitigating further greenhouse gas emissions will require increasing penetration of…

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CITP Seminar: Kristian Lum - Closer Than They Appear: A Bayesian Perspective on Individual-level Heterogeneity in Risk Assessment

Risk assessment instruments are used across the criminal justice system to estimate the probability of some future behavior given covariates. The estimated probabilities are then used in making…

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CITP Seminar: Danny Rogers - Disinformation and Its Threat to Democracy

We are at a watershed moment in the history of information. The internet has given historically underrepresented voices unprecedented access to tools for self-expression, new platforms to build…

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PUEA 2021 Conference Day 2: Keynote 3 - Dimitri Kusnezov

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Engage 2021 - Current Trends in CleanTech Funding

Investments in cleantech are soaring, as are the number of startups in the space. Moderated by Pallavi Madakasira of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, this session explored the trends…

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DeCamp Seminar Series - Kathryn Paige Harden

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Bradford Seminar: " (In) Justice in Managed Retreat as Climate Adaptation"

A.R. Siders, assistant professor in the Disaster Research Center in the University of Delaware Biden School of Public Policy and Administration, will present “(In)Justice in Managed Retreat as…

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Coffee with ORPA: Hot Topics in Research Administration 2021

Coffee with ORPA presentation - Hot Topics - includes information on NIH/NSF Disclosures, SciENcv and ORCID

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Evaluating the Impact of Climate Disasters on Property Value: A Study on Hurricane Sandy, Grace Hong, UG '21, (2312439)

I study the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey home prices using a difference-in-differences and triple difference regression from 2009 to 2019, incorporating storm damage, National Flood…

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“Wet markets”, COVID-19, and the wildlife trade, Bing Lin, GS, (2312272)

“Wet markets” have been implicated in multiple zoonotic outbreaks, including COVID-19. They are also a conduit for legal and illegal trade in wildlife, which threatens thousands of…

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Black Maternal Mortality and Morbidity: An Urgent Crisis, Abyssinia Lissanu, GS (2305516)

While childbirth and pregnancy have become much safer for U.S. women on average, this does not hold true for all racial and ethnic groups. I focus on Black American women, who experience…

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Fight or Flight Response: Using Air Travel History to Determine COVID-19 Import Risk across Sub-Saharan Africa, Yehuda Sinaga, UG '21 (2305392)

The coronavirus epidemic, COVID-19, has threatened the work and very existence of health systems, but the extent of its damage in the global scale has yet to be fully comprehended. Many of the…

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