- Science Popularization Video Content: Due June 30Science Popularization Video Content: Due June 30 Create a short 2 minute video explaining some science to the public. Only five winners selected, a great way to get your foot in the door for science communication. Hosted by EPFL, in Geneva, but open to all. Link
- June 6: “The Water’s Edge” Exhibition and Discussion of the fate of the coastline ecosystemsI will be attending this event with Alan McGowan. Come and join us! VIP Preview of “The Water’s Edge” Exhibition Designed as a visual conversation between Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier, partners in life, love, photography, and conservation, “The Water’s Edge” showcases stunning photographs that document the sublime but fragile coastlines and endangered ecosystems from […]
- May 9th: Handmaid’s Tale Screening and Discussion: Reproductive JusticeInterested in issues of reproductive justice? The Lang Civic Engagement and Social Justice Committee invites you to the final Equity, Diversity and Inclusion workshop of the year, where we will screen the pilot episode of The Handmaid’s Tale and discuss issues of sexism and gender dynamics. Food will be served afterwards. In response to student demands, full-time faculty voted to […]
- May 2: Communitology Public Health Project6:30pm–8:00pm 6 East 16th Street Room 1604 ‘Communitology’ is a a proposed public health research center, curricular, and training platform for leveraging design practices and evidence-based research to reduce disparities in East Harlem (EH). Parsons Design, PetLab and Mount Sinai School of Medicine are looking for input.
- May 1: FILM and Q &A on Neuroscience and MemoryScience Matters Planeta 295 East 8th Street 7pm–8:30pm FREE but REGISTER Link Q &A with scientist and director of the fIlm Reconsolidation (Memory) Recalling a memory may trigger a process called ‘reconsolidation’, whereby memories return to an unstable state in the brain, allowing it to incorporate new information and update memories. Dr. Schiller’s research attempts […]
- World TB Day- Syndemic Genetics TB and HIVIn recognition of World TB Day, I share recent news of genetic co evolution in individuals infected with HIV and TB. Researchers identified mutations in TB genes involved in immune evasion and detection that were more variant in individuals infected with HIV. These results suggest that though these genes are tightly conserved in Mycobacterium the […]
- Women in Math and PhysicsQuanta has produced an excellent website and repository about women in math and science in recognition of international women’s day. Check it out!
- Trump Signs Two Bills for Women in STEM“Today I’m signing two bills that promote women entering and leading the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering, and math. Currently, only one in four women who gets a STEM degree is working in a STEM job – which is not fair, and it’s not even smart for the people that aren’t taking advantage of […]
- Tufts University Professor Creates Math Program that Seeks to Combat Gerrymandering Through GeometryMoon Duchin—an associate professor of math and director of the Science, Technology and Society program at Tufts University—has helped to build a program that aims to “train mathematicians to serve as expert witnesses in court cases over redrawn electoral districts. “It’s clear that this is the right moment to do this kind of work,” says […]
- In the News; ‘Eugene Lang College is Creating Socially Engaged Scientists’Interdisciplinary Science at Eugene Lang is expanding its programs for students at The New School after receiving a $2.5 million donation from parents of a 2014 IS alumna. Read more about the IS program in The New School News, and how Associate Professor of Biology and Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chair Katayoun Chamany intends to […]
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Ligo Project is a brand new effort being launched in NYC and Boston aimed at bringing together Sciences, IT, and Business in order to facilitate rapid and inexpensive commercialization of science innovations and promote increase access to medicine and healthcare as well as other scientific applications that might improve quality of life. Binding Capitalism with Altruism to Save Lives.
Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting citizen science and access to biotechnology. Since 2009 we have served the greater New York area by providing educational outreach, cultural events, and a platform for science innovation at the grassroots level. In December 2010 we opened the first-ever community biotechnology laboratory, a Biosafety Level One facility in Brooklyn, New York, where we offer hands-on courses to the public, provide extracurricular experiences for students, and encourage scientific entrepreneurship, particularly in the fields of molecular and synthetic biology. As a community-based lab, we offer members the unique opportunity to work on their own projects and experience the joy and wonder of science firsthand.
Underground, Shrouded in mystery, Chock-full of brainiacs. The Secret Science Club features:
- mind-bending lectures
- volatile experiments
- chemical libations
- star-gazing sounds
We convene more than 100 events and webinars each year, from major international conferences to intimate discussion group meetings of researchers with similar interests. These events cover topics in the life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and green science and sustainability. We also offer career development seminars for young scientists and public outreach events through Science & the City.
Science & the Arts presents programs in theatre, art, music, dance and film that bridge the worlds of art and science. Since 2001 we have presented public events ranging from conferences and concerts to science demonstrations on the streets of New York.
CUriosity3 is a FREE Public Seminar Series held at Columbia University addressing the intersection of Art and Science.