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Dr. Thomas Woodson on “Should research have societal impact? Re-evaluating broader impacts with the Inclusion-Immediacy Criterion”

On October 6, 2020, Dr. Woodson virtually presented his intriguing findings on societal research impact for the University Libraries’ STEM Speaker Series. The US National Science Foundation (NSF) mandates all grant applicants to discuss the broader impacts for their research

Posted in Bibliometrics, Inclusion, Research, STEM

“Should research have societal impact? Re-evaluating broader impacts with the Inclusion-Immediacy Criterion” with Dr. Thomas Woodson

Come join Dr. Thomas Woodson from the Department of Technology and Society for a discussion of the new evaluation framework “Inclusion-Immediacy Criterion”, which is used for measuring research impact. Date/Time: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Location: Online A major

Posted in Research, STEM

STEM Speaker Series: “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection” with Dr. Carlos Simmerling

Curious about how scientists develop drugs for COVID-19? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Carlo Simmerling from the Department of Chemistry, and Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology to learn about “Using computer simulations to model the

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, STEM

STEM Speaker Series: “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings” with Dr. Steven Skiena

Interested in word and graph embeddings?  Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Skiena from the Department of Computer Science, to learn about “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings.” Date/Time: Tuesday, February 11 from 1pm-2pm Location: Special

Posted in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Dr. Maureen O’Leary on “Collecting Fossils in the Sahara Desert of Mali”

On September 17, 2019, Dr. Maureen O’Leary presented the first Fall STEM Lecture at the University Libraries about her late 1990s expeditions in the Sahara Desert of Mali.  The current region of the Sahara Desert was once the ancient Trans-Saharan

Posted in Ecology and Evolution, STEM

STEM Speaker Series: “Collecting fossils in the Sahara Desert of Mali” by Dr. Maureen O’Leary

Interested in fossils?  Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Maureen O’Leary from the Renaissance School of Medicine, to learn about “Collecting fossils in the Sahara Desert of Mali.”  Date/Time: Tuesday, September 17 from 1pm-2pm Location: Special Collections Seminar

Posted in About Us, STEM

STEM Speaker Series: “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission: Investigating Ancient Environments and Searching for Signs of Past Life on Mars” by Dr. Joel Hurowitz

Curious to find out the Mars 2020 Rover research at Stony Brook University? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences, to learn about “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission:

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Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

STEM Speaker Series: “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life” by Dr. Steven Glynn

Interested in biological science? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, to learn about “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life.”   Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Dr. Edmund Chang on “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades”

  On November 20, Dr. Edmund Chang from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences presented “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades.”   A Nor’easter is an extratropical cyclone that develops along the East Coast of the US. It

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