NISE Network Blog

Jayatri Das, The Franklin Institute

​ Many of our favorite applications of nanotechnology—from water-repellent fabric to iridescent materials—are inspired by nature. These connections have made nano programming a great fit for many of the NISE Network’s natural history museum partners, including the Delaware Museum of...

Liz Rosino, OMSI

The NISE Network’s online annual survey was created to learn more about the experiences of participants in NISE Net and how the Network might better support their activities. Many of you have participated over the past couple of years (thank...

Carol Lynn Alpert

Does your organization currently - or in the future want to - involve nano researchers in doing outreach to family audiences at a science museum or other informal science setting? The RISE group is offering a professional development workshop for...

Christina Akers

Pictured: WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology in Bloomington, IN This blog post is part of a series providing information for organizations hosting the Nano mini-exhibition created by the NISE Network about the use, maintenance, and general ways to...

Christina Akers

This blog post is part of a series providing information for organizations hosting the Nano mini-exhibition created by the NISE Network about the use, maintenance, and general ways to enhance your copy of Nano. Congratulations and thank you for hosting...

Christina Akers

This blog post is part of a series providing information for organizations hosting the Nano mini-exhibition created by the NISE Network about the use, maintenance, and general ways to enhance your copy of Nano. Whether you are currently hosting Nano...

Christina Akers

What’s a mini-grant? The NISE Network is making available a limited number of small, one-time awards to support initiatives by NISE Net partners to engage their local audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology topics. Requests can be made for...

Liz Rosino, OMSI

The NISE Network’s online annual survey was created to learn more about the experiences of participants in NISE Net and how the Network might better support their activities. Many of you have participated over the past couple of years (thank...

Larry Bell

Paul Martin and I presented the accomplishments and capabilities of the NISE Net at our "reverse site visit" at NSF on June 9. Ray Ostman, Brad Herring, Emily Maletz, and others created slides, graphics, and videos for us to use...

Aaron Guerro, Children's Museum of Houston and Ennio Tasciotti, Houston Methodist Research Institute

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to play the Mission: Nano game. Funded by a NISE Network mini-grant , the Houston Methodist Research Institute ( HMRI ) and Rice University's Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning...