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Timothy Ravis

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Timothy Ravis, whose research focuses on uncovering the social, political, and economic impediments to a green energy transition in Indonesia, is the first RANA Prize winner at Cornell.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Energy
  • Climate Change
Glass of waters

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An analysis of the 500 largest city water systems in the U.S. found private ownership contributed to significantly higher water bills and lower affordability for low-income households.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Energy
Scott Peters and Daniel O'Connell

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Cornell CALS Professor Scott J. Peters to lead participatory action research into issues of justice, sovereignty, equity and sustainability in food and farming systems at University of Minnesota.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Behavior
A flashing blue light on top of a police car

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Published research in 2020 found that Black and white Americans, when asked to take the perspective of a juror who would have to decide whether an officer should be indicted, reached different conclusions, even when presented with identical...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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Woman using MacBook Air

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Anti-fandom in the world of social media influencers can serve a social function by allowing people to critique norm transgressions, but it can also be a destructive force, a Cornell-led research team proposes.

  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
Patches of green fields taken from above

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Cornell Atkinson has awarded seed funding to nine interdisciplinary projects that address a range of sustainability topics.

  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management