Drought and fire: how will climate change affect plants and pollination?

2023 Newkirk Faculty Fellow Lecture Series presents Diane Campbell
Thu, 11/30/2023 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Beckman Center, Huntington Room

2023 Newkirk Faculty Fellow Diane Campbell, who joined the UCI faculty in 1989, seeks to understand how plants evolve, the influence of animal pollinators on plant populations, and how those processes are impacted by climate change including increased drought and fire. Her current research tests whether plant populations can be rescued from extinction through evolutionary adaptation to new environmental conditions. Her work involves field research in Southern California, the mountains of Colorado (at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory), and around the globe.

Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served at Dr. Campbell's presentation. Parking is free at the Beckman Center. If you have any questions or concerns, please email newkirk@uci.edu.

The goals of Newkirk Faculty Fellowship are to:
1) provide a forum for cross-disciplinary interaction;
2) increase the visibility of UCI scholars and their activities within and outside the university;
3) build community around the strategic mission of the Newkirk Center for Science & Society.

Another 2023 Newkirk Faculty Fellow lecture will be presented in the Beckman Center's Huntington Room noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, by: Nicola Ulibarri, associate professor of urban planning and public policy. Her topic: “An insider’s look at creating the U.S. National Climate Assessment.”

For more information on the Newkirk Faculty Fellows, please click here.