Sigma Xi's 2015 Young Investigator Award Winner Explains Her Work on Climate Change Indicators

June 15, 2015

Melissa KenneyOn May 14, 2015, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society hosted a live and public Google Hangout with its 2015 Young Investigator Award Winner, Dr. Melissa A. Kenny. The recording of the Google Hangout and a transcript have been posted on Kenney's award page

In the interview, she explains how a team that she led created recommendations for a prototype set of indicators that will help track climate change and its impacts. She also discusses the challenges and successes of leading her multidisciplinary team. 

Kenney will accept her award and talk about her research at Sigma Xi's 2015 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held October 22-25 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Watch the interview with Melissa A. Kenney. 

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