The Winners of The Flame Challenge™ 2018!

5th & 6th graders from all over the U.S. and abroad voted on this year's Finalists for "What is Climate?" and these three emerged as the clear Winners. These folks now head to the World Science Festival to participate in the Climate program! 

Congratulations to the following:

Written Category Winner

medium_deep-mukherjee_phd.jpgSoumyadeep Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, PPH, Stony Brook University
Soumyadeep Mukherjee aka "Deep" is a Postdoctoral Researcher
in the Program in Public Health (PPH) at Stony Brook University.


Video Category Winner

medium_michael_bronski.pngMichael Bronski
Ph.D. Candidate, Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Michael loves learning about science and sharing exciting
discoveries with friends, family, and students.


Graphic Category Winner

IISD Experimental Lakes Area
"Four Canadian Scientists"

medium_screen_shot_2018-04-20_at_11.58.26_am.pngCyndy Desjardins
Food Web Biologist
Cyndy has extensive field experience in limnology research & 
managing teams in a large-scale, multi-year aquatic ecology project.

medium_geoffrey_gunn.jpgGeoffrey Gunn
Geoffrey specializes in satellite remote sensing, spatial-temporal
analysis, and spatial data visualization.

medium_sonya_havens.jpgSonya Havens, Ph.D. 
Research Chemist
Dr. Sonya Havens specializes in environmental analytical
chemistry and has worked as the Research Chemist at
the IISD-ELA since 2014.

medium_hisham_osman.jpgHisham Osman, Ph.D. 
Dr. Osman is a hydrologist in IISD’s Water Program. He conducts
scientific research on a wide range of water resources issues.