Education and Outreach

iDigBio at SPNHC 2019: Making the Case for Natural History Collections

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:34 -- dpaul

The SPNHC 2019 theme: Making the Case for Natural History Collections offers everyone a chance to share the value of collections for society and science. iDigBio staff look forward to contributing to this story and visiting the Field Museum who are hosting this year's SPNHC meeting.

Some of the events iDigBio is organizing or participating in include:

Florida State University Transcription Blitz with Florida Native Plant Society

Thu, 2015-06-11 09:33 -- maphillips

On Friday, May 29, Florida State University held a transcription blitz for attendees of the Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference. This was the third digitization blitz hosted by iDigBio, the Southeastern Regional Network of Expertise and Collections Thematic Collections Network, and FSU's Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium.

Demo and Webinar: Interactive Handwritten Text Recognition and Indexing of Historical Documents: tranScriptorium and the Transkribus Platform

Tue, 2015-05-12 10:56 -- dpaul

Sustainability and Social Media Conference Report

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:33 -- maphillips

UF CAIRES (Center for Adaptive Innovation, Resilience, Ethics, and Science) sponsored a two-day Sustainability and Social Media Conference on Friday, April 17-18 2015, at the Levin School of Law. iDigBio graduate student Randy Singer was fortunate enough to be invited as a panelist for a session on Digitizing Nature.
   

3D Digitization of Fossils for Educators & Citizen Scientists

Tue, 2014-12-16 09:47 -- maphillips

3D Digitization of Fossils for Educators & Citizen Scientists:
A collaborative workshop among iDigBio, the FOSSIL Project, and K12 Science Educators

Summary: The 3D Digitization of Fossils for Educators & Citizen Scientists Workshop will bring together scientists, collection professionals, and K-12 educators to discuss using 3D imaging and citizen science in the classroom. The workshop will consist of presentations, breakout discussion sessions, collection tours, and a field trip to Thomas Farm.

An Outsider’s view inside NSF: Trends and Tips

Mon, 2014-04-07 11:11 -- suking

This article was generated from a webinar presented as an addendum to the iDigBio Education & Outreach Workshop held in Gainesville, FL, January 15-17, 2014. Participants were interested in finding out more about applying for grants available through the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Education and Outreach.

 

If you are targeting the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Education and Outreach funding, you may be looking for money in all the wrong places. With creativity and knowledge you can find the right places.

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