NEWS & EVENTS
Are you interested in knowing how science is done in Galapagos?
The Galapagos Science Center (GSC) has expanded its operations to host interdisciplinary research projects. Each program offers an opportunity to gain practical and theoretical experience in a variety of research areas. Our team evaluate each program so that both students and researchers can make the most of their time on the Islands.
Scientists Use ultra-light aircraft to tag and track whale sharks of the southern Galapagos Islands for the first time
The expedition was supported by the Galapagos Conservation Trust, Rufford Foundation, PADI Foundation and the Royal Society. The expedition is the first step in a wider project with Universidad San Francisco de Quito and partners to monitor and track marine megafauna.
Jointly led UNC and USFQ research team receives $1m grant from National Science Foundation to conduct research in Galapagos and help determine how temperature influences marine ecosystems
The project will take place at the Galapagos Science Center on San Cristobal, Galapagos.
A team of student journalists from UNC Hussman School of Journalism will develop stories about the community of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in the Galapagos
Journalist and professor Patrick Davison led a group of students to visit San Cristobal Island, Galapagos as part of the UNC Global Storytelling program.
Anthropogenic emission inventory and spatial analysis of greenhouse gases and primary pollutants for the Galapagos Islands
Cristina Mateus, Daniela Flor, Christian A. Guerrero, Ximena Córdova, Fátima L. Benitez, René Parra & Valeria Ochoa-Herrera
Sofia M Green, Alex Hearn, Jonathan R Green
5TH GALAPAGOS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, on San Cristóbal Island, will host the 5th Galapagos Research and Conservation Symposium. This significant multidisciplinary event will feature scientific presentations and community-focused talks, showcasing research and initiatives related to conservation, environmental change, biodiversity and oceans, health, and community initiatives.
World Summit on Island Sustainability
In 2022, the Galapagos Science Center (GSC) and the broader UNC & USFQ Galapagos Initiative celebrated its 10th Anniversary. The GSC hosted the World Summit on Island Sustainability on June 26–30, 2022 at the Galapagos Science Center and the Community Convention Center on San Cristobal Island.