Danish upper-secondary school students can now try their hand at scientific research and perhaps even help in a discovery that could have a major impact on millions of people all over the world. A grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation has given Aarhus University the opportunity to let school students join Tiny Earth.
More than 30 Schuylkill students participated in Tiny Earth during the Spring 2020 semester.
On Wednesday, June 10, Tiny Earth joins an international initiative to call out racism in STEM and academia and take action to eradicate that racism.
The symposium will take place online June 10-12. Instructors and students are encouraged to register now (registration open until June 1).
Tiny Earth Founder Jo Handelsman warned the Wisconsin Technology Council that bacterial infections following the coronavirus pandemic may be made more deadly by antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Aarhus University is the first Danish university to join the Tiny Earth global crowdsourcing initiative which, with the help of teaching staff and thousands of students all over the world, is trying to combat antibiotic resistance.
Waukee APEX is joining the push to mitigate one of the most critical public health crises facing the world: antibiotic resistance. Dr. Holly Showalter, Waukee APEX instructor, recently attended the Tiny Earth Partner Instructor Training.
Adam Kleinschmit, associate professor of biology at the University of Dubuque, recently attended a week-long training to become a partner instructor in the Tiny Earth network. He is joining the push to mitigate one of the most critical public-health crises facing the world — antibiotic resistance.
The competition is a form of activism to inform others of the global antibiotic crisis. Winners have been announced from the 77 total submissions from students around the world.
Carol F. Probstfeld, president of State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota, weighs in on the importance and impact of Tiny Earth and instructor Eric Warrick at SCF.