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Call for Network-Wide Meeting Session Ideas

By Vrylena Olney on July 13, 2010 | 0 comments

We're in the early planning stages for our Network-Wide Meeting, scheduled for October 26 - 28 in San Francisco, and we want to hear from you. 

2010 Kavli Price in Nanoscience

By Vrylena Olney on June 10, 2010 | 0 comments

The Kavli Prize recently announced their 2010 winners, and Don Eigler of IBM's Almaden Research Centre and Nadrian Seeman of New York University won in the nanoscience category.  Eigler was the first person to move an individual atom in a controlled way, and Seeman is "the founding father of structural DNA nanotechnology."  You can read more about the scientists' work in the attached Kavli award explanatory notes.

MRS Fall Meeting: Call for Papers

By Vrylena Olney on May 4, 2010 | 0 comments

 

Our partners from the Materials Research Society passed the following message on to me-- they're looking for papers and presenters for an Educational Symposium at the Fall 2010 MRS Meeting. -VO

Nano Haiku: Update Your Profile!

By Vrylena Olney on May 4, 2010 | 0 comments

I love to see your
Shining face. Please update your 
Contact info, thanks!

by Karen Pollard, Science Museum of Minnesota

Real World Nano: Nanotechnology for Human Enhancement: What Does the Public Think?

By Clark A Miller on April 27, 2010 | 0 comments

authored by Clark Miller, Arizona State University

Real World Nano: Why Does Nano Matter? Bio-Non-Bio Interfaces

By Clark A Miller on April 22, 2010 | 0 comments

authored by Clark Miller, Arizona State University

Earth Day 2010

By Vrylena Olney on March 26, 2010 | 0 comments

Earth Day is April 22nd, and there are lots of potential Earth Day - nano ties.  Here's a sample of resources, activities, and articles that might be relevant: 

Energy (general)

Spring Professional Development Opportunities

By Vrylena Olney on March 16, 2010 | 0 comments

We'll be at both the Materials Research Society's Meeting in San Francisco and the Association of Children's Museums Interactivity 2010 Annual Meeting in St. Paul, MN this spring.

Education and Outreach Events at the MRS Meeting

By Vrylena Olney on March 10, 2010 | 0 comments

It's all-MRS-all-the-time around here lately (see here, here, and here)! Which is fine, because our partners at MRS are lovely. Also lovely: science education and outreach events at the MRS Spring Meeting! There are lots of them:

MAKING STUFF Frequently Asked Questions

By Vrylena Olney on March 10, 2010 | 0 comments

Last week I posted information about the small grants MRS and WGBH are offering to organize outreach events around the premiere of Making Stuff.  Apparently, a lot of folks have had similar questions about the outreach events, so the team wrote up answers to the top questions: