What’s new at BEACON?
- The 1st Annual UT Summer School for Big Data in Biology will take place May 19-22. Register now!
- UT Austin is hosting the 2nd Annual Symposium in Big Data in Biology (BDiB). Free for BEACON members!
- Lots of BEACON Friday seminars are now available on our YouTube channel!
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- Extinction Level Events August 24, 2014
- Depictions of mental illness in pop culture: a comparative case study of The Tick vs. The Maxx June 25, 2014
- A Grievous Oversight (x2!) June 20, 2014
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Tag Archives: Outreach
BEACON Researchers at Work: Discussing evolution is fruitful: Or, Why I don’t shut up about evolution
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Emily Weigel. As a woman raised in the South, and now returning to it as I finish my dissertation, I am reminded of a gem I have … Continue reading
BEACON Researchers at Work: The role of resource mutualisms in plant adaptation to abiotic environments
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Tomomi Suwa. When you get thirsty, what do you do? You simply get something to drink, right? Plants don’t have the ability to move like animals, so … Continue reading
Reposted from MSU graduate student Randal Olson’s blog. For the third and final interview in this series of posts about science outreach on reddit, I’m interviewing a “reddit celebrity” who became famous for sharing his passion for science with the rest of the … Continue reading
Reposted from MSU graduate student Randal Olson’s blog. This post is the second in a series of posts where I am interviewing scientists who do science outreach to the public on reddit. My goal here is to discuss these scientist’s experiences to give … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas graduate student Laura Crothers. I used to have a little sticker in my office that said I ❤ evolution. “You can’t love evolution,” my co-worker once told … Continue reading