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BNRC Spotlight: Sophie Haines

BRNC Spotlight is a blog feature from the Belize National Research Conference. In this segment, we interview Dr. Sophie Haines. Sophie Haines is an anthropologist of development, environment, science & technology, based at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Her research explores knowledge practices, environmental perceptions, and decision-making in contexts of...

BNRC Focus: Why is a National Research Council important?

A discussion with Dr. Angel Cal. Rationale Most countries in the developed and developing world are fully conscious of the changes in the macro structures of the world economy, one based on knowledge and its applications. The human capital that moves this economy requires the generation of new know how...

BNRC Spotlight: Raymon Edward (Ed) Boles

For over 30 years I have lived and worked in Belize as an aquatic ecologist, beginning my career in 1978 working with the US Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station on the lower Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico.  My dissertation research was on the Sibun River Watershed. ...