IN THE MEDIA / PUBLIC TALKS
Print interview: Bradley, Ryan. “The Rat Paths of New York”. The New York Times Magazine. 23 April 2015.
Radio interview: Shannon, Robin. “Pests of New York City”. WFUV 90.7, Bronx, NY, 10 April 2015.
Print interview: Keim, Brandon. “The Intriguing New Science That Could Change Your Mind About Rats”. Wired. 28 January 2015.
Print interview: Jabr, Ferris. “Urban Ecologists Are Studying How Wildlife Have Evolved To Fit Their City Environment, Block By Block”. Daily Intelligencer / New York magazine. 07 January 2015.
Radio interview: . Matson, Boyd. Rat Evolution in NYC”. National Geographic Radio. 16 November 2014.
Online photo exhibit: . Milano, Johnny. “A Different Kind of Rat Pack”. CNN Photos blog. 25 September 2014.
Print interview: . Booth, Laura. “Where the Wild Things Are: Urban Ecology and the Changing Landscape of New York City”. Columbia Spectator. 11 September 2014.
Radio interview: . The Leonard Lopate Show. “What We Can Learn from the Rats of Manhattan”. WNYC 93.9 FM, New York, NY, 14 August 2014.
Video and interview: Fordham University ran a news story and produced a video about the lab’s new research projects on rats. 14 August 2014.
TV appearance: Al Jazeera English segment on the controversy surrounding control of non-native mute swans in NY State. Aired 14-15 February 2014.
Media interview: Rainey, Clint. “Our Future Neighbors”. New York magazine. 03 February 2014.
Media interview: McCloskey, Danielle. “Scott Draves and his Electric Sheep“. SciArt in America. February 2014.
Media coverage: DeWeerdt, Sarah. “Cohabitation”. Conservation. 11 December 2013. (The lab’s research was featured in this photo essay.)
Media coverage: Rothenborg, Michael. “Mus og myrer trives i storbyjunglen (Mice and ants thrive in the urban jungle)”. Politiken, Page 8 | Viden, 10 November 2013.
Media interview: Zimmer, Carl. “As Humans Change Landscape, Brains of some Animals Change, Too“. New York Times. Page D3, 22 August 2013.
Media interview: Keim, Brandon. “How City Living is Changing the Brains and Behavior of Urban Animals“. Wired Science, 22 August 2013.
Media coverage: Science writer Carl Zimmer wrote a story in April 2013 on his National Geographic blog about one of the lab’s recent papers on adaptive evolution of urban white-footed mice.
Guest Blog Post: Jason wrote a guest blog post on Rob Dunn’s “Your Wild Life” blog in May 2013 describing a new project on the cityscape genomics of rats in NYC. This post was in preparation for a working group on domestic and urban evolution at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center.
Artistic Residency: In Spring / Summer 2013, Jason participated in an artistic residency funded by iLand (Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art Nature Dance) to explore the process of art / science collaborations with artists from Parsons-The New School for Design. The residency, Through Body, Through Earth, Through Speech, culminated in a multi-channel sound installation at Eyebeam, a not-for-profit art and technology center in NYC.
Photo below: Huong Ngo
Video: CUNY filmed and posted a video on their Youtube channel in April 2013 with interviews and field work from the lab. See the video below:
Newspaper Op-Ed: Jason published an Op-Ed in the NY Daily News on 12/3/12 opposing the development of public space in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for sports stadia and a shopping mall.
Media interview: the New York Times’ Green blog drew upon the lab’s expertise for a post about the fate of urban wildlife after Hurricane Sandy on 11/7/2012.
Blog Post: Coverage of our lab’s collaboration with the NYBG on camera-trapping of wildlife in their native forest, including slideshow.
Invited speaker, TEDYouth. The Times Center, New York, NY, 19 November 2011. See the animated video below:
Science Cabaret on Air. 04 September 2011. “Eco in the City”. Radio interview, WICB 91.7 FM, Ithaca, NY.
The Leonard Lopate Show. “Please Explain: Urban Evolution“. WNYC 93.9 FM, New York, NY, 29 July 2011.
Zimmer, Carl. “Evolution Right Under Our Noses“. The New York Times – Science Times. Page D1, 26 July 2011.
Ravich, Vladic. “Going Wild in Queens“. Queens Tribune. 16 July 2009.