Global Water Security Center

Providing decision makers with the most reliable, ground-breaking research, applied scientific techniques, and best practices so that the hydrologic cycle and its potential impacts can be put in a context for appropriate action and response by the United States

GWSC hosts first webinar

GWSC hosted its first webinar on July 27, 2023. The webinar was titled “‘You were elected to lead the living, not the dead’: How social media discourse about Nigerian farmer-herder conflicts can help us better understand water security.”

GWSC Deputy Director Kate Brauman moderated the panel discussion with Drs. Brian Britt (associate professor, University of Alabama Department of Advertising and Public Relations; associate director, analytics, UA Public Opinion Lab), Jameson Hayes (associate professor, UA Dept. of APR; director, UA Public Opinion Lab), and Matthew VanDyke (associate professor, UA Dept. of APR; faculty lead, Alabama Science Communication Initiative).

A recording of the webinar can be viewed here.