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The Incubator Blog

Hatching conversations about science
Conservation Chronicles
A blog series devoted to stories about conservation and animal behavior.
Conservation Chronicles is a blog series dedicated to demystifying the field of conservation and behavior. In this series, we share real stories from scientists that study animal behavior ex-situ and in-situ, insights into conservation and reflections on how it all mixes together!
Greenhouse
Explore our newest mini-series focusing on climate change, sustainability, and science!
To combat climate change and preserve the planet, we must listen to the science. Greenhouse, RockEDU's sustainability hub, is here to help! This mini-series offers eco-friendly tips, lifestyle lessons, and resources rooted in research.
Perspectives
Sharing stories from students and professionals about their relationship with science.
Reflecting on experiences within science is critical in creating meaningful progress and authentically showcasing the relationships and experiences that exist in these spaces. Perspectives is all about sharing…you!
Scientists of New York
Meet the melting pot of NYC scientists through the ScioNY blog series.
Through our Scientists of New York (ScioNY) series we hope to change the stereotypical perceptions of what a scientist looks like and highlight the diversity of STEM professionals in NYC. Come meet our scientists and learn about their stories!
Parts per Millions
Student Spotlight
Series

December 5, 2019 | Cesar Vargas, Lizzie Krisch (Editor)

The Art of Doing Science

Left brain vs. Right brain. Did we ever decide who won that battle? Or, have we always …
November 25, 2019

Eric N. Chiles

Outside of science, Eric makes sure to prioritize self-care. He enjoys playing with his dog, spending time with friends and family, practicing his art, throwing weights around + watching Law & Order!
November 21, 2019 | Sarah Baker

Using Natural Selections to Communicate, Collaborate, and Grow

Growing up, I had no set idea of what I wanted to be when I got …
November 18, 2019

Maria Strangas

In her free time, Maria enjoys hiking and having friends over for dinner. She is also a coordinator for the NYC pod of 500 Women Scientists!
November 14, 2019 | Donovan Phua

Climbing into Details

To the untrained eye, every rock formation looks relatively similar. No notable crevices or ledges can …
November 11, 2019

Sarah-Elizabeth Byosiere

Outside of science, Sarah spends time with her significant other, Davis, and her family! Sarah and Davis love attending Broadway shows and exploring NYC! In her free time she enjoys aerial acrobatics.
November 7, 2019 | Ethan Jacobs

Working with eDNA

Starting in my sophomore year of high school, I entered my school's three-year Authentic Science Research …
October 31, 2019 | Lizzie Krisch

The SciComm Lab @ Brandeis: Iteration, The Unknown and Choosing the "Right" Battles

“When students come to us, they’re already in a vulnerable position”. I let those words sit in …
October 28, 2019

Amy Dunn

Outside of the lab, Amy enjoys exploring sights and restaurants around NYC with her RU friends and dodgeball teammates (Amy joined a team when she moved here!). She also loves to run and visit family!
October 24, 2019 | Krithika Venkataraman

Inspired by the Honeybees

I have always been a voracious reader, turning to fiction when I need to escape the …
October 21, 2019

Neel Shah

In his free time, Neel enjoys spending time with his wife and son! Downtime often involves walks around the city, seeking out the nearest bagel shop and reading books + watching television!
October 17, 2019 | Jacqueline

SSRP: An Invaluable Experience

The choice seemed impossible. For two long weeks, I deliberated between participating in the NJ Governor’s …
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