Dispatches E-News: No Longer the “Old Boys” Network, Our Worst Dreams Came True & Citizen Science: You Can Help! (05/01/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Women In Science: The Conversation Continues GoMRI-funded female scientists have made significant contributions to understanding the impact of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on the Gulf of Mexico. Yet, many still face obstacles based solely on their gender. What follows is a look at some of those challenges. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF…
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Dispatches E-News: Skepticism, Constant Threats & 10 Rivers (04/17/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Skepticism – Criticism – Trust Today, scientists are facing a unique and growing disconnect from politicians and the public, as they encounter growing distrust and criticism. Here are some thoughts from GoMRI-funded researchers about the challenge of coping with science skeptics and how to regain the trust of disbelievers. [WATCH HERE]…
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Dispatches E-News: Celebrating National Dolphin Day (04/10/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Close Encounters with Dolphins Dr. Cynthia Smith (NMMF) and her team are responsible for the medical care and wellbeing of the US Navy’s dolphin population in San Diego. She is applying what she has learned to their wild counterparts in the Gulf, who are struggling with low fertility and failed pregnancies….
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Dispatches E-News: Family, Failure & The Blue Hole (02/27/19)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK It’s A Bit Like Family The Deepwater Horizon oil spill inspired an unprecedented scientific collaboration. Funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, this effort has fostered a new problem-solving approach—one that replaces individual investigations with interdisciplinary partnerships. Here, we learn about the community that has emerged: a global family dedicated…
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