Among other objectives, the researchers are trying to understand and predict how human and natural stressors influence what species are present in a reef ecosystem.
The research outcomes will help build a new data-driven knowledge economy through computer and data science that can be applied throughout Hawai‘i to areas in critical need due to climate change.
The multi-faceted project is strengthening intercampus partnerships, developing mentorships, supporting students in their research, and providing a platform for practitioners from across Oceania to share their stories.
Five anthro students from UH Hilo travelled in late March to Salt Lake City, UT, to present their research findings on pandemic issues at the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology.
The research team proved that petrichorin A is active against cancers such as ovarian cancer, fibrosarcoma, prostate cancer, and T-cell leukemia.
UH Hilo students win three of the six top awards at the UH System Marine Option Symposium.
Panel: Without analyzing the intersectionality of species’ relationships to all environmental factors, including invasive species, restorative practices can be skewed.
At the foundation of Stan Nakanishi’s teaching and research is an ethos of always connecting culture and community in his work. “There are lots of interconnections among people, ideas, and goals. Just acknowledging and appreciating those connections has some benefit.”