MWV Episode 74 - David Bhella - Electron-cryomicroscopy

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Dr. David Bhella studies the structural components of viruses using the techniques of electron-cryomicroscopy and image analysis. In addition to his research, David participates with the Glasgow Science Centre in public outreach to help teach students the processes behind his science. Due to his work, David received the 2013 Peter Wildy Prize for Microbiology Education. David's acceptance speech detailed his work with students as well as the stunning images he has produced through his...

Beating cancer via video game

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Steven Gonzalez, a patient at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, sees video games as a healing power rather than simply entertainment. When he began leukemia treatment as a young teenager, he felt separated from his peers and the normalcy of life. For Gonzalez, video games provided him a link to the world he knew before. To help other young cancer patients not feel so isolated, he created a cancer-fighting video game. He also joined patient committees at MD Anderson Children's Cancer...

Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology Outreach with Risk-Based Science

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Vicki Colvin speaks at the 2012 "Becoming Engaged" Workshop about the nanotechnology research and public outreach at CBEN.

Youth Experiences as Researchers

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A BCCDC led project called Youth Injection Prevention

'How To' - Involving Experiential Youth in Qualitative Research

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A video peroduced by the Youth Injection Prevention group at the BC Centre for Disease Control in Vancouver

Synaptic Land - The Movie

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The story of how two behavioral neuroscience graduate students from Oregon Health & Science University conceived and constructed the very first "Synaptic Land", a game that helps kids learn about processes involved in neurotransmission. Since its debut at the Oregon Kids Judge! Neuroscience Fair held at OMSI in 2002, undergraduate and graduate students at many other universities have created their own versions of the Synaptic Land game (e.g., PENN, University of Scranton, California...

Would You Like to Be a Mentor?

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Introduction to mentoring opportunities for biomedical science students at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles CA. Discusses the Kids Judge! Los Angeles Biomedical Science Fair as well as classroom teaching opportunities at an elementary school in the neighborhood.

Would You Like to Be a Scientist?

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Third and fourth grade children were asked "Would you like to be a scientist when you grow up?" We documented their answers before and after their participation as judges in a Kids Judge! Neuroscience Fair held at California State University, Los Angeles. Kids Judge! Science Fairs are special in that children evaluate how well scientists communicate scientific concepts in a manner that is both engaging and easy to understand.

By Carter

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The division of STI/HIV Prevention and Control collaborated with the Public Health Agency of Canada on a research study aimed at exploring issues in the life of street youth that contribute to the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections including AIDS. Once the study was over, the research team engaged the youth to develop video clips that help tell the youth’s stories around sexual risk while living on the street and some of the research findings. The script and artwork were...

Trevor's Story

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The division of STI/HIV Prevention and Control of the BC Centre for Disease Control collaborated with the Public Health Agency of Canada on a research study aimed at exploring issues in the life of street youth that contribute to the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections including AIDS. Once the study was over, the research team engaged the youth to develop video clips that help tell the youth’s stories around sexual risk while living on the street and some of the research...