Category Archives: Ed Workforce URM

A DIGITAL RESOURCE COLLECTION OF TACTILE GRAPHICS FOR GEOSCIENCE – KENT RATAJESKI, UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Geology is a largely visual science, and as such, presents significant accessibility challenges to students with visual disabilities. This program will create a digital resource collection of tactile graphics suitable for introductory geoscience education at the high-school and college levels. Graphics will be chosen with the aim to represent common topics in introductory geoscience courses…
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A COMMUNITY CAMPUS CHANGE: CREATING AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR THE LGBTQINSTEM INDIVIDUALS AND ALLIES. – TOLULOPE GEGELOYE, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, NIGERIA

This project will work to create an inclusive environment for LGBTQ individuals and allies by organizing a winter camp for members of the LGBTQinSTEM Interest Group at the University of Lagos (UNILAG). It will develop and support an inclusive understanding of gender and sexuality through advocacy, mentorship, and support for LGBTQIA+-identified students and developing student…
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SPACE TEACHERS: BRINGING SPACE SCIENCE DOWN TO EARTH FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS – COLLINS EME, NATIONAL SPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (NASRDA), NIGERIA

This project will organize training for elementary school teachers to be more engaged with space science education and content. The training will help teachers to better use space science materials and teaching methods to introduce these concepts to students at a young age, creating exciting science classroom content and encourage awareness about the variety of…
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THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE: NETWORKING AMONG UNDERGRADUATES AT 34TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF FISHERIES SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (FISON) – OPEOLUWA PRECIOUS ATEWOGBOYE, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

FISON promotes fisheries research and development, human resource capacity building, education and partnerships inside and outside of Nigeria to contribute to food security and wealth generation. The National Association of Fisheries Students (NAFIS) is the student membership program of FISON and provides an opportunity for fisheries undergraduate and graduate students to network and interact with…
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