Outreach

iDigBio Visiting Scholars Program Available at the University of Florida

Mon, 2011-10-10 11:15 -- kevinlove

 

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.

Imaging and Digitization Workshop for Avocational Paleontologists

Thu, 2019-08-15 15:11 -- maphillips

Contributed by: Jeanette Pirlo

Figure 1: Imaging Workshop participant demonstrates proper imaging techniques by manipulating lighting, enhancing the specimen by providing a matte background, and properly using a scalebar in the image. Photo Credit: Jeanette Pirlo

 

American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) 2019

Tue, 2019-07-09 14:16 -- maphillips

The 99th Annual Meeting and Centennial Celebration of the American Society of Mammalogists took place 28 June to 2 July 2019, at the birthplace of ASM, Washington, DC. iDigBio helped to mark this important milestone through organizing a session on broadening representation in mammalogy as well organizing the first ever Data Help Desk at ASM.

Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science

Tue, 2019-06-04 11:26 -- maphillips

Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science (SW 2019)

July 14-19, 2019 at William and Mary College in Williamsburg, VA

iDigBio is collaborating with BLUE on several sessions at the BioQuest workshop-- Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science (SW 2019). Learn more here: https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/summer2019

WeDigBio at the Florida Museum of Natural History

Thu, 2018-09-06 13:52 -- maphillips

Come join us at the Florida Museum of Natural History as we help digitize natural history collections as part of the global event -- WeDigBio!

 

When: October 20, 2018, from 10am -1pm ET

Where: The Florida Museum of Natural History (University of Florida Cultural Plaza 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611-2710)

SPNHC 2018 Educational Materials Share Fair

Tue, 2018-07-17 08:58 -- maphillips

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

Tue, 2018-04-10 15:19 -- maphillips

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.

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