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DrosAfrica: Background and Workshops

Posted by on May 24th, 2017

Introduction to the DrosAfrica project The contribution of scientific research in shaping societies is increasingly significant. However, African researchers make up only around two per cent of the world’s academic research community. One of the central problems for African science is poor quality and quantity of research-based education. We believe that basic scientific research could[…]

“STEM for All” – 170 videos of federally-sponsored science research in USA, happening online in video showcase

Posted by on May 19th, 2017

Happening now: 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase! Innovations in science are happening all over the nation! Visit the science videos at the 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase, funded by the National Science Foundation. Interact with the community by asking questions, getting answers, and voting for your favorite video! Support STEM education and let[…]

Kicking It Up a Notch: Becoming a Culturally Relevant Science Educator

Posted by on January 19th, 2017

I want to talk about how you can take your science teaching to the next level, where young people, and especially underrepresented young people (people of color, LGBT, immigrants, girls, etc.), find what you’re teaching engaging, relevant to their lives, and which research shows that if done thoughtfully, enables them to achieve a higher level[…]

Advantages of exposure

Posted by on December 11th, 2013

I was fortunate go get funding and support to travel to California during my graduate student period. While some similarities between the Norwegian and Californian west coasts made me feel vaguely familiar, the biggest change and the most exciting part of my visit at UCLA has been the inspiration and scientific maturation that comes from[…]

‘Education, Education, Education’

Posted by on October 15th, 2013

‘‘Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing.’’ Benjamin Franklin.   I am in Paris. I love Paris. It reeks of the arrogance and certainty still of the ‘City of Light’ title, and the popular French imagination that the events of 1789 were the crown that sat atop the Enlightenment and set the[…]

The Cell: An Image Library http://www.cellimagelibrary.org

Posted by on August 29th, 2011

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Teaching embryology to undergraduates

Posted by on June 18th, 2010

I am employed as a graduate teaching assistant for a first year biomedical sciences course at Auckland University in New Zealand. The class is called Cellular and Developmental Biology and my job is to help with tutoring the laboratory classes. For my lab streams I’m the one who stands at the front and gives instructions,[…]