• CIRCA Hiring Assistant Director of Research to Support CT Resilience Planning
    APPLY HERE Search #: 495562 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Research (Research Associate 1) in the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates […]
    Posted on September 23, 2021
  • CIRCA Hiring Environmental Justice Community Coordinator
    APPLY HERE Search #: 495563 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Environmental Justice Community Coordinator (Research Assistant 2) at the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for and contribute to the development of an environmental justice mapping tool, […]
    Posted on September 21, 2021
  • New Career Opportunities at CT DEEP, Office of Climate Planning
    There are two new career opportunities to join the Office of Climate Planning at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The Office strives to equitably and affordably plan for Connecticut’s transition to a decarbonized economy and to enhance the climate resiliency of our natural and built environment. Both positions will take a leading […]
    Posted on September 16, 2021
  • September Webinar: Crafting Competitive Resilience Proposals for NCRF and Beyond
    September 27, 12pm-1pm  Register Today!  CIRCA’s September webinar will feature NFWF’s National Coastal Resilience Fund‘s (NCRF) team of Field Liaisons, Throwe Environmental, who will describe how CT communities can take advantage of the NCRF and other funding sources.  From identifying funding opportunities to clicking “submit,” navigating the grant process can be challenging. In this webinar, participants will […]
    Posted on September 8, 2021
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program Outreach Webinar
    CIRCA partnered with Connecticut’s Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) to host a July 20 webinar focusing on FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Program. Since several grants fall under the HMA umbrella, CIRCA kicked off the webinar and described the importance of this program for implementing resilience projects. Opening remarks by Senator Chris […]
    Posted on August 20, 2021
  • June Research Webinar Series
    CIRCA hosted a nine-part Resilient Connecticut research webinar series in June. Focused on specific topics and condensed on time, each event included presentation and Q&A moderated by CIRCA’s Assistant Director of Research, Dr. Yaprak Onat. More information about each project can be found in the “Program Details” on the Research Webinar Website, including an abstract, fact sheet, […]
    Posted on July 27, 2021
  • CIRCA Interview on NPR: How The Climate Crisis is Affecting Connecticut’s Future
    After years of warning from scientists, the global climate crisis is impacting Americans across the country. This year, we’ve already seen unprecedented ice storms across Texas and one of the worst droughts in modern history in the west. But what kind of changes can we expect in Connecticut? Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean from NPR’s Disrupted, […]
    Posted on June 17, 2021
  • NBC CT feature on Sea level Rise
    Sea Level Rise: How Well Is Connecticut Preparing? Len Besthoff and Meteorologist Kaitlyn McGrath interviewed Executive Director, James O’Donnell This story aired May 17, 2021. Scientists including Professor Jim O’Donnell at the UConn Avery Point campus in Groton have said sea level rise has been accelerating at a rate, where within 30 years, it could […]
    Posted on May 18, 2021
  • June 2021 Research Webinar Series
    Throughout the month of June, hear about innovative Resilient Connecticut climate change research in this CIRCA “brown bag” webinar series. Focused on specific topics and condensed on time, enjoy one or all nine of these free webinars by clicking on the Register link above. Each event will be held for 30 minutes during the lunch […]
    Posted on May 6, 2021
  • CIRCA Hiring Assistant Director of Research to Support CT Resilience Planning
    APPLY HERE Search #: 495562 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Research (Research Associate 1) in the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates […]
    Posted on May 5, 2021