"Instead of having email notifications for everything, do something along the lines that facebook does, have like a notification bar at the top of the page or on your profile. That way it prevents giant amounts of emails. "
I propose that there be a group targeting to promoting community outreach and public engagement in undergraduates. The idea being that if you promote it early enough in professional education that it will be more encouraged. Sanjoy and I discussed an idea of a group called "for undergraduates, by undergraduates" where there would be such things. My main idea would be that undergraduates beginning to give their senior seminars would have a place to put up a pre-recorded video of their presentation and scientist around the world could give critiques and recommendations to not only make it a better presentation not only for the grade on the seminar, but to increase their presentation skills for future presentations. Of course there could be other things but that is where my mind went first, being an undergraduate. See More
How do we define life – or, in fact, can it be defined? So far, we cannot be sure that this question has been properly answered. Even so, NASA has proposed that life be taken as a self-sustained chemical system capable of undergoing Darwinian evolution. If we have a mind for science, we might then ask – […]
We argue that, even though New Zealand is a small nation, our scientists cannot aim too high nor stretch too far. We should make the most of the special opportunities NZ has to offer, and steer towards new fields or methods of research when opportunities or needs arise. We describe our own efforts over 20 […]