Outreach: A Cambridge Perspective

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Anson Cheung presents Cambridge University

EmergentUniverse.org: An Online Interactive Science Museum about Emergent Phenomena

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Suzi Tucker presents the new website emergentuniverse,org, which is an effort to bring the wonders of emergent phenomena to non-scientists. This online

Social Relationships and Mortality Risk: A Meta-analytic Review

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Click to view article publication Social Relationships and Mortality Risk: A Meta-analytic Review Social relationships are linked to improved survival Individuals with adequate social relationships have a 50% greater likelihood of survival compared to those with poor or insufficient social relationships. The magnitude of this effect is comparable with stopping smoking and exceeds many well known risk factors for mortality such as obesity and physical inactivity. These are the main...

Improving Physics Education and Career Advice

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Douglas Duncan talks about improving science education with a variety of new methods. Hosted by the Inter-Continental Advanced Materials for Photonics (I-CAMP) Summer School in Beijing, China, July 16, 2009. Learn about this event at: http://icamconferences.org/i-camp/ Learn more about the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM) at: http://www.icam-i2cam.org/ Read about future events here: http://icam-i2cam.org/index.php/events/

Get Real! Science S.T.A.R.S. 2009 Blue Team

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S.T.A.R.S. (Students Tackling Authentic and Relevant Science) is an after-school all girl's science club that provides authentic scientific inquiry investigation experiences that relate to real-world problems. The program highlights a strong social justice issue of females in science, and promotes the opportunity for 7th to 9th grade female students to participate as and realize they are scientists. This program took place in Rochester, NY at East High School and Wilson Foundation. (Movie...

Massachussets General Hospital Global Health Forum

Dr Aamir Jalal Al Mosawi talk in Massachussets General Hospital Global Health Forum

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

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Bill Nye the Science Guy and Dr. Mike Earley with the American Optometric Association help parents and teachers understand the importance of comprehensive eye exams and the risks that vision impairments can pose to a child’s health and education.

San Diego Science Festival - UC San Diego and Calit2

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When a capacity crowd of more than 50,000 people flocked to Balboa Park on April 4 for what organizers are calling "the largest one-day science gathering ever in the United States.," UC San Diego faculty, staff and students were among the many exhibitors and visitors contributing to the landmark event.

IT-E3 Program at UC San Diego

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IT-E3 (Information Technology - Engineering and Environmental Education Tools) is a program implemented at the University of California San Diego , now in its second year, aimed at helping bring information technology into middle school classrooms, specifically targeted at gathering environmental data. The goal is to get students interested in so called STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.) The program does this by providing new and innovative technology tools to...