The Prairie Research Institute is home to the 5 state scientific surveys: Illinois Natural History Survey, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois State Water Survey, and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. These videos highlight the work and research the surveys complete throughout the state of Illinois.
Prairie Research Institute staff and scientists participate in talks and presentations regularly. Whether on the campus of the University of Illinois or at other venues around the state these videos highlight current research impacting Illinois.
The Institute Lecture Series includes up to two high profile, news-making lectures annually on topics such as climate, energy, water supply and use, invasive species, and pollution prevention.
These videos highlight the outreach and partnership efforts of the Prairie Research Institute. The 5 state scientific surveys: Illinois Natural History Survey, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois State Water Survey, and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center have a long history of inter-survey collaboration and partnerships with other organizations.
The Prairie Lightning Symposium is held in Champaign, Illinois at the University of Illinois. Researchers from the Prairie Research Institute present five minute "lightning" talks featuring current research topics. Each lightning talk is composed of 20 slides, and slides are set to automatically advance every 15 seconds.
The Prairie Research Institute is home of the Illinois State Scientific Surveys at the University of Illinois: Illinois Natural History Survey Illinois State Archaeological Survey Illinois State Geological Survey Illinois State Water Survey Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
For more on the Prairie Lightning Symposium, visit prairie.illinois.edu/lightning
Prairie Research Institute staff are dedicated to proactive, multidisciplinary research and service as a key to economic development, environmental quality, and cultural resource preservation. These videos highlight the work our staff do for the people, businesses, and government of Illinois