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From muddy boots to mathematics: Advancing the science of ecosystems and biodiversity

August 14, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

Princeton’s vital research across the spectrum of environmental issues is today and will continue to be pivotal to solving some of humanity’s toughest problems. Our impact is built on a long, deep, broad legacy of personal commitment, intellectual leadership, perseverance…

Expansion, environmental impacts of irrigation by 2050 greatly underestimated

May 4, 2020 ・ Joseph Albanese

The amount of farmland around the world that will need to be irrigated in order to feed an estimated global population of 9 billion people by 2050 could be up to several billion acres, far higher than scientists currently project,…

As antibiotics fail, global consumption of antibiotics skyrockets, further driving drug resistance

March 26, 2018

Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance, worldwide use of antibiotics soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015.

Center for BioComplexity News – Fall 2015

October 28, 2015 ・ Sandra Milburn for PEI

CBC Hosts Two Meetings The Center for BioComplexity (CBC) recently hosted two meetings, the first of which was the annual meeting of the NSF-funded Coupled Natural-Human Systems Research Project (Social-Ecological Complexity and Adaptation in Marine Systems) Group, organized and chaired…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Center for BioComplexity News – Winter 2015

March 6, 2015 ・ Contributed by Sandra Milburn for PEI

New CBC Postdoctoral Research Fellows The Center for BioComplexity welcomes a new group of postdocs with a wide range of expertise and interests: Matthieu R. Barbier (Ph.D., Université Paris Sud) is working on bridging the gap between mathematical models and…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Center for BioComplexity News – Fall 2014

September 13, 2014 ・ Contributed by Sandra Milburn for PEI

CBC Researchers Receive Funding for Three New Collaborative Projects Simon Levin and James Watson (Stockholm Resilience Centre) were chosen by Princeton’s Council for International Teaching and Research to receive a grant from the Princeton Global Collaborative Networks Fund.  Levin and…

Center for BioComplexity News – Winter 2014

February 19, 2014 ・ Contributed by Sandra Milburn for PEI

The Center for BioComplexity welcomes two new postdoctoral fellows: Andrew Hein and Thomas Van Boeckel.  Hein (PhD, University of Florida), a theoretical biologist with a background in statistics and applied mathematics, is using biomechanical models to predict migration distances of…

PEI Research Center News

July 18, 2012 ・ Pascale Poussart

Carbon Mitigation Initiative (CMI) Contributed by Pascale Poussart Members of the Carbon Mitigation Initiative program gathered at Princeton for the CMI 11th Annual Meeting on April 17 and 18, 2012. Over 80 participants attended the two-day event including Princeton faculty…

PEI Research Center News

February 23, 2012 ・ Carol Peters

Center for BioComplexity (CBC) Carla Staver and Simon Levin, working with South African researcher Sally Archibald, have published a series of papers in Ecology, Science and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, combining analyses of satellite imagery and…