iDigBio fullsize image availability 08/08/2018 (All day) to 10/01/2018 (All day)
iDigBio media fetching disabled 08/20/2018 (All day) to 10/01/2018 (All day)

iDigBio Visiting Scholars Program Available at the University of Florida

 

The NSF-funded iDigBio project is pleased to announce the annual Visiting Scholars Program. This program is directed towards early-career collections and informatics-based professionals with demonstrated interest in digitization, particularly those who broaden representation within this academic and professional community.

SPNHC 2018 Educational Materials Share Fair

The Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education Network (BLUE), Ecological Society of America (ESA), and iDigBio are co-sponsoring a new session at the 2018 SPNHC/TDWG meeting entitled the Educational Materials Share Fair to be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018, from 11:00-12:30 NZST in Castle D (40). This is an opportunity for colleagues to share and get feedback on education or outreach materials.

Moving the Needle for Women: Addressing Sexual Assault and Harassment in Science

One recurrent explanation given for the underrepresentation for women in science careers is that there are just not enough qualified women for faculty and other leadership positions in science. However, the data indicate that the pipeline is actually preparing more women than ever before for STEM careers with women having earned more than 50% of all doctoral degrees since 2006.

NSTA 2018: Using Authentic Biodiversity Data from Natural History Collections in Your Classroom

iDigBio has a a hands-on Workshop at the National NSTA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia!

Using Authentic Biodiversity Data from Natural History Collections in Your Classroom

Friday, March 16 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Georgia World Congress Center, C203

We will demonstrate how to access free online biodiversity data and walk participants through an NGSS-focused lesson that allows students to investigate conservation issues with real data.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Digitized Collections Data

Contributed by Pam Soltis and Adania Flemming

iDigBio supported five students in its inaugural mini-REU site program during summer, 2017. This program, modeled on NSF’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program, was developed to provide undergraduates with research opportunities using digitized natural history collection data.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Education