Archive Tag: Event

The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge will host its next research symposium, Water self-sufficiency in L.A. County: Challenges and opportunities in a changing climate, on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the UCLA School of Law. The symposium will focus on research and actions aimed at realizing local water for all of L.A. The program will offer a forum for discussing work that the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge has funded, as well as other related research from on and off campus, with the goal of creating a dialogue between researchers, practitioners, and policy makers. There will be time dedicated to discussion and networking.

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The LA County Chief Sustainability Office released a “Discussion Draft” of the first-ever county sustainability plan entitled “OurCounty” on Friday, April 5. The plan seeks to equitably address a range of sustainability challenges facing Los Angeles County including energy use, water sourcing, transportation infrastructure, workforce development, housing, and air quality. 

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Jonathan Flint (UCLA behavioral geneticist, expert in the genetic determinants of depression and Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee team member) will present at the 10th annual Emerging Research Speaker Series and reception hosted by UCLA Staff Assembly. His talk, titled The Genetic Basis of Depression, will share how his research explores how genes influence behavior.

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