The world is tightly connected as never before by things like information, labor, goods and products. These interactions not only affect people, but also change natural systems, yet have been largely downplayed or ignored in conservation practices.
a one-time allocation of $25,000, disbursed to the student’s major professor, used to support the student’s Ph.D. studies (e.g., tuition, research, or travel costs)
professional development in sustainability studies, including time and space to develop sustainability concepts, research, and interventions; networking with peers and leaders in the field; and exposure to community engaged scholarship in Michigan
access to discretionary funds for group trainings, trips, or other efforts that can be designed by the scholars
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability Michigan State University 115 Manly Miles Building 1405 S. Harrison Rd. East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
517-432-5025 (phone) 517-432-5066 (fax)
About the Center
The Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability at Michigan State University integrates ecology with socioeconomics, demography and other disciplines for ecological sustainability from local, national to global scales.
Coupled Human and Natural Systems(CHANS) are integrated systems in which humans and natural components interact. CHANS research has recently emerged as an exciting and integrative field of cross-disciplinary scientific inquiry to find sustainable solutions that both benefit the environment and enable people to thrive. Visit CHANS-Net, the international network of research on coupled human and natural systems, for information and ways to engage.