Authorship of Scientific Papers

Christina Cheung shares her ethics & society case study, which she completed as part of our Young Scientist Program. For any aspiring scientist, authorship is crucial in many ways. In a scientific world where literature is one of the most trusted ways to share information, the people responsible for the work are given authorship of that particular paper. Potential publications often have stringent criteria and are put through the ringer by peer reviews to ensure quality control of the information. Nowadays, […]

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Bringing a Taste of NASA to Marjorie H. Tobias Elementary School

BMSIS Young Scientist Christina Cheung led an outreach event at Marjorie H. Tobias Elementary School in Daly City, California. Christina’s engagement was part of her Communications requirements for the BMSIS Young Scientist Program. BMSIS is continuously committed to engaging the public in the wonders of Space Exploration and the Earth System. Our Young Scientist Program continues this tradition by engaging local communities around the world. Read Christina’s impressions below: Being a part of the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, […]

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Zach Adam Selected for Origins Postdoctoral Lectureship

Dr. Zach Adam was selected as the 2017 Arizona State University Origins Project Postdoctoral Lectureship Recipient. This award will support Zach’s research and allow him to travel to ASU to deliver both academic and public lectures. Congratulations and good luck to Zach! [click here to read the full press release from ASU]

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Preeti Nema Selected for Science Communication Workshop

Dr. Preeti Nema was selected for Level 2 of the National Workshop for Science Journalism and Science communication for women. The workshop is co-organized by IISER PUNE, Newton Bhabha Fund, and the British council. Fifty women from all over India were selected for Level 1 of the workshop, from with 25 were chosen to advance to Level 2. Level 2 participants will receive mentoring to compete for the Asian Scientist Writing Prize. Congratulations to Preeti!

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Christina Cheung Selected as NASA Outreach Lead

Young Scientist Christina Cheung is now serving as the Space Biosciences Outreach Lead at the NASA Ames Research Center. She is ramping into this duty slowly, as her primary duties for the next few weeks will be supporting the Fruit Fly Lab-2 experiment which is due to launch on SpaceX-11 in mid-May. Following this mission, she will be working half time on Fruit Fly Lab and half time as the Outreach Lead. Christina Cheung received her Bachelor of Science degree […]

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