UofH fellows receive The Strage-BGU Award for Excellence in Environmental Sciences
The Strage Foundation and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev announced that Prof. Andrea Ghermandi and Michael Sinclair (Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management) are the winners of the 2021 Award for Excellence in Environmental Sciences. The award is given annually to Israeli researchers who have published papers that had a significant impact in the field of environmental sciences. In their article entitled “Passive crowdsourcing of social media in environmental research: A systematic map“, Ghermandi and Sinclair identified opportunities and challenges that researchers need to take
into account when utilizing data from social media and social networking sites, which improve our understanding of human-environment interactions and influence conservation and environmental management.