Tag: Science & Society

Events

How do vaccines cause immunity in people and why doesn’t it always work?

When germs (e.g., bacteria or viruses) invade the body, they cause illness. Vaccines can prevent this from happening. Vaccines can be made from attenuated or inactivated germs or part of the germ structures, which help develop immunity by imitating an infection without causing disease. Once the imitation…

Online Girl Scouts: Nature Observer

Girls work on their Citizen Scientist Journey as they learn about the scientific method and contribute to a citizen science project by making observations about local organisms in their area. Girl Scouts complete some requirements toward their Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge (badge not included…

Latinos/Hispanics In STEM: A Career Path Series

Presented by GoSTEM at Georgia Tech, Latinos/Hispanics in STEM: A Career Path Series are seminars that share the experiences of successful professionals of Latino/Hispanic heritage that work in academia, private industry, and government. The virtual events will be held on the first and third Tuesday…

Outlander Labs Virtual Pitch Competition

Women Who Code Atlanta and Outlander Labs are teaming up to spotlight the most innovative women-founded and early-stage tech startups in the Southeast during the first-ever Outlander Labs Virtual Pitch Competition. The top six startups will present to first-class VC investors and judges during this…

Black Birders and the Deep South

The arrival of #BlackBirdersWeek, in the wake of numerous racial injustice demonstrations across the US earlier this year, shined a much-needed light on Black leaders in outdoor professions, connecting Black birders to one another across the nation and in their own local communities. But how does the…

Latinos/Hispanics In STEM: A Career Path Series

Presented by GoSTEM at Georgia Tech, Latinos/Hispanics in STEM: A Career Path Series are seminars that share the experiences of successful professionals of Latino/Hispanic heritage that work in academia, private industry, and government. The virtual events will be held on the first and third Tuesday…

A Cappella's Science Book Club

If you are a reader interested in science or a scientist interested in reading, the Science Book Club would love to have you! You don’t have to be a scientist to join the group, just come with curiosity and an open mind. Each month we’ll choose and discuss non-fiction science books, and invite local…

Citizen Science & Libraries: Help Develop RNA-based Medicines

Register for this event for an introduction to citizen science, to learn more about libraries as hubs for citizen science, and to learn how to participate in citizen science projects that study genetics through a presentation and online Q&A. Eterna invites contributors to become RNA scientists.…

A Cappella's Science Book Club

If you are a reader interested in science or a scientist interested in reading, the Science Book Club would love to have you! You don’t have to be a scientist to join the group, just come with curiosity and an open mind. Each month we’ll choose and discuss non-fiction science books, and invite local…

A Cappella's Science Book Club

If you are a reader interested in science or a scientist interested in reading, the Science Book Club would love to have you! You don’t have to be a scientist to join the group, just come with curiosity and an open mind. Each month we’ll choose and discuss non-fiction science books, and invite local…