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WVU’s Science and Technology Policy, Leadership, and Communications Initiative

Translating the work of WVU researchers to policymakers to fulfill WVU’s mission as West Virginia’s R1 Land Grant University.

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Bridging Science and Technology to Policy

Working to interface between the researchers/innovators creating the knowledge and the policymakers who make decisions that can be informed by this knowledge.

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WVU Areas of Expertise

Translating the work of our researchers to policy-makers.


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West Virginia Waters

Enhancing Resiliency and Economic Development

Working with experts across WVU on policy options that will develop West Virginia’s water-related economic and societal opportunities and enhance its resilience to adverse climate-related water events.

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