Science, Engineering & Math, 2022
This became one of my most rewarding experiences at UC Davis, and I gained an increased confidence in myself as a writer and a secondary researcher.David Vo
Surviving the Cold: How Circumpolar Peoples Have Adapted to the Extreme Conditions of the Arctic
Research paper for ENT 199: Human Hibernation Writing Project — Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates
Vo synthesizes the current literature on how circumpolar peoples — from Neanderthals to modern Inuit communities — have adapted biologically and culturally to survive extreme cold. Vo’s analysis, which draws on 35 primary and secondary sources, lays a foundation for future research on the potential for human hibernation.
In Their Own Words
Read David’s reflective essay from their Lang Prize application.