162 projects

2009

The 2009 Cornell Strategic Marketing Conference, sponsored by the Agricultural Marketing and Management Program Work Team (PWT), focused on educating agribusiness industry stakeholders about new and innovative marketing practices and tools and enabling them to better market and tell their own unique story. The conference has always been about giving farm producers and value-added agribusiness operations specific marketing tools and improved marketing skills that they can go back and apply to their businesses right away.

2009 to 2013

We currently have NSF funding from the Informal Science Education Program to support development of a new project, The YardMap Network, for which we are creating simple, visual mapping tools to gather data on habitat and sustainable practices in backyards, parks, and public spaces.

2009 to 2015

In collaboration with the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), this project has created a scientific panel to support activities that strengthen demographic training in Francophone Africa.

2009 to 2011

The objective of this project is to enhance public and academic understanding about a range of issues, including social inequality, poverty, insecurity, ecological degradation, new relations of social control, and social movements

2009

The Community Learning and Service Partnership (CLASP) is a participatory adult learning program designed to create and support reciprocal educational experiences between Cornell students and Cornell employees.

2009

The Polson Institute for Global Development is an endowed program based in the Department of Development Sociology. The Institute facilitates collaborative research by funding Research Working Groups and research seed grants. It also assists graduate student dissertation research, sponsors seminars, and outreach programs, including documentaries and the Rural New York Initiative, and hosts visiting scholars from throughout the world.

2009 to 2011

Cornell University Cooperative Extension-NYC (CUCE-NYC), in collaboration with Cornell’s Department of Natural Resources, is working with residents and community organizations to develop, implement and evaluate a 3-year social science research and education project that will result in development of an urban forestry community engagement model, toolkit and resources that will be used by organizations to reach and empower people to be active stewards of their community’s trees and natural resources.

2009

A conceptual framework was developed to describe how capacity supply is influenced by programs that allow customers to express their demand for reliability. The framework demonstrated that if the demand for reliability is not inelastic, at least some consumers would elect a level that is lower or higher than the universally imposed standard at prevailing supply costs. The efficiency of electricity markets can then be improved by implementing measures that reveal those preferences.

2009 to 2011

Ongoing research project, initiated in 2005, on the implementation of New York state’s Universal PreKindergarten Policy, reached a high point this past January with the publication of the Yearbook of the Politics of Education Association as a special issue of the journal Education Policy. John Sipple, and two colleagues (Lisa McCabe, Cornell University's Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, and Carolyn Brown, Fordham University) were awarded (through a competitive process) the contract for editing the Yearbook.

2009 to 2011

Cornell University Cooperative Extension-NYC (CUCE-NYC), in collaboration with Cornell’s Department of Natural Resources, worked with residents and community organizations to develop, implement and evaluate a 3-year social science research and education project that will result in development of an urban forestry community engagement model, toolkit and resources that will be used by organizations to reach and empower people to be active stewards of their community’s trees and natural resources.