Research Seminars @ Illinois

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Tailored for undergraduate researchers, this calendar is a curated list of research seminars at the University of Illinois. Explore the diverse world of research and expand your knowledge through engaging sessions designed to inspire and enlighten.

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Special Seminar Speaker: Visiting Researcher, Joseph Trujillo Falcón

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Professor Deanna Hence
2079 NHB
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Mar 1, 2024   11:00 am - 12:00 pm  
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CliMAS colloquia

Comunicando los CliMAS in Multiple Languages

In 1970, the U.S. Weather Bureau reported the first instance of casualties related to language barriers during extreme weather events. More than 50 years later, the weather, water, and enterprise has yet to develop a multilingual emergency system for the 69 million Americans that do not speak English at home. In this special seminar, Joseph Trujillo-Falcón presents his pioneering work in the multilingual weather communication space. Integrating human fieldwork and population surveys, Joseph showcases powerful examples of how social science research can advance both science and society at the same time.

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