Filos segundo logo

Question of the month- CRISPR technology

collaborations cropped

Why we need amateur-professional collaborations

Going LIVE cropped

Going LIVE with your Science Communication

From wikipedia commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Capitol_dome.jpg

Graduate students take on The Hill

Going LIVE with your Science Communication

Posted by on March 19th, 2015

Heather Hendrickson (Senior Lecturer in Molecular Bioscience, Massey University)   I have had my personal ups and downs with live performance. I was 4 years old when, convinced I was a dance prodigy, my enthusiastic whirling became frenetic and I flung myself directly at my grandmother, landing in a humiliated heap at her feet. Despite […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , ,
Category Education | Comments Off

Why we need amateur-professional collaborations

Posted by on March 9th, 2015

Could we simultaneously make it easier for professional scientists to do research on tight budgets, and improve public understanding of science, by facilitating professional-amateur collaborations? Not that long ago, amateur scientists such as Darwin, Wallace, and Mendel laid the foundations of modern biology. Today, a few button clicks gives access to vast troves of knowledge, […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags
Category Education, Resources | Comments Off

Outreach activity: The Disgustovision Show, a most gruesome microscopy circuit

Posted by on March 2nd, 2015

How do you build a fruit fly circus? First, you’ll need a glass tank. Its size will obviously depend on how many fruit flies you want to perform - or on what tank is hanging around in the department. You’ll also need a small circus tent, circus benches made from fresh apple slices, a sand arena, […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , , , ,
Category Education, Resources | Comments Off

Friday Harbor Comparative Embryology Course – Applications open until Feb. 26

Posted by on February 10th, 2015

  Taking the Comparative Invertebrate Embryology course at the Friday Harbor Labs was one of the pivotal experiences of my graduate life, and it was possibly the most valuable, and enjoyable, course I’ve ever taken. I was a student in the course several years ago, when it was taught by two great scientists, Dr. Charles Lambert […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , , ,
Category Education, Events | Comments Off

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (3)

Posted by on February 3rd, 2015

In 2014, the British Society of Developmental Biology (BSDB) has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention to provide highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong interest in Developmental Biology an opportunity to engage in practical research. The 10 successful applicants spent 8 weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , ,
Category Careers, Education, Lab Life, Research | Comments Off

EuroStemCell November 2014 Newsletter: World Diabetes Day

Posted by on December 4th, 2014

Hello! We’d like to start by offering our congratulations to Dr Masayo Takahashi who won 2014 Stem Cell Person of year!  A fitting acknowledgement of her and her team’s, hard work. Also this month we marked World Diabetes Day on the 14th of November with a Twitter campaign and two pieces from the EC-funded HumEn research […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags ,
Category Education, News, Resources | Comments Off

A cuddly science outreach project

Posted by on November 27th, 2014

2010 was declared the International Year of Biodiversity by the UN. At the Science & Culture Department of Montpellier University, which has designed science outreach and public engagement projects since 2000, we wanted to mark the occasion with an original project. We wanted a project that would:     - talk about the methods rather than the […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , , ,
Category Education | 1 Comment »

A new stem cell film plus more from EuroStemCell

Posted by on November 4th, 2014

Hello! We’ve got lots of new things to share, including a film and fact sheet combo that looks at cell fate, cell identity and reprogramming, a closer look at an unusual model organism, and an interview with stem cell scientist and Parkinson’s disease specialist Malin Parmar. Also featured in this news update: schools outreach in Scotland […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , , , ,
Category Education, News, Research, Video | Comments Off

EuroStemCell September 2014 Newsletter: Creative stem cells

Posted by on October 10th, 2014

As September comes to a close, we’ve got a newsletter packed with creativity and colour! If you are anything like us, you will be wondering how you can get yourself to Sherbrooke or Barcelona to visit the amazing public stem cell exhibits that are currently open. Or failing that, perhaps you would like to drop […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , ,
Category Education, News, Resources | Comments Off

Outreach Program: “Ciencia Al Tiro” (Science Immediately)

Posted by on August 21st, 2014

Ciencia Al Tiro (Science Immediately) is an Outreach program developed to encourage interest in science and technology. Our inspiration was to help the situation of education in Chile where there is an extremely large difference in the quality of education among schools. According to an OECD assessment of student performance, Chile has the largest gap […]
Share


Read the rest of this entry »

Tags , , ,
Category Education | 1 Comment »


Copyright 2010 - 2015 The Company of Biologists Ltd

Company of Biologists