Doughty Named OK NSF EPSCoR State Conference Poster Competition Winner

Russell Doughty, a doctoral student in EPSCoR researcher Xiangming Xiao's lab at the University of Oklahoma, was recently awarded first place in the scientific poster competition held during the Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR State Conference in Oklahoma City. Doughty's research addressed responses of irrigated and non-irrigated croplands to drought and drought recovery. 

Abstracts and other conference proceedings may be accessed at Photos from the event can be viewed on our Flickr page. 

The conference was hosted by Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the National Science Foundation. 

The OK NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Award No. OIA-1301789 (2013-2018), “Adapting Socio-Ecological Systems to Increased Climate Variability,” is a multi-institutional collaborative project that includes researchers from Oklahoma State University, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, University of Oklahoma and University of Tulsa. Researchers from these institutions are working together to significantly advance the understanding of how socio-ecological systems can adapt sustainably to increased climate variability caused by a changing climate.