Category Archives: Education

Could math method for students with visual impairments help others?

Rice, Auburn University at Montgomery hope to prove ‘process-driven’ techniques will enhance STEM education for all HOUSTON – A method developed to help students who are blind or have visual…

CubeSats: From educational tools to autonomous space drones

CubeSats started as a tool for education. Profs Jordi Puig-Suari of California Polytechnic State University and Bob Twiggs of Stanford University wanted students to gain hands-on experience in designing, making…

Scholarship to prepare international students for global development leadership

A new scholarship program will help prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world, UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced this week. The King-Morgridge Scholars…

SciTrek is bringing science and innovation to rural Nepal

Kathmandu- SciTrek is a project run in collaboration with Australia that delivers engaging, hands-on science and innovation workshops to students and teachers in the most remote and disadvantaged schools throughout Nepal.

The serial dean

Leave your comfort zones and venture into Africa, says Researcher from Singapore Management University. SMU Office of Research & Tech Transfer – For the individual, going to business school to…

Weather satellite extends beyond mission, into classrooms

As researchers and engineers now work to get the system online and calibrated, schoolteachers from around the country are already taking their experiences from the launch back to the classroom through a multi-year program spearheaded by Margaret Mooney, director of education and public outreach at the UW–Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS). That program culminated in a two-day workshop at the Nov. 19 launch.

Summer school shines

Young scientists from all over the world have gathered for their two-week summer school course at ESA’s ESRIN centre for Earth observation in Frascati, Italy.

3-D Printing 101

John Hart, the Mitsui Career Development Associate Professor in Contemporary Technology and Mechanical Engineering at MIT, says early education on 3-D printing is the key to helping the technology expand as an industry.

Can technology help teach literacy in poor communities?

For the past four years, researchers at MIT, Tufts University, and Georgia State University have been conducting a study to determine whether tablet computers loaded with literacy applications could improve the reading preparedness of young children living in economically disadvantaged communities.

Independent science is managed and developed by individuals not by organizations

Science Talk: Theoretically speaking, there is no differences between developing and the well developed
countries because all countries need to treat well themselves from the level they are today.