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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

July 1, 2019

Amanda Acosta-Ruiz

Outside of the lab, Amanda can be found enjoying the outdoors, spending time at her favorite NYC spot (Governor’s Island!), at the gym or at a salsa dancing spot!
June 27, 2019 | Ella Epstein

Dr. Rick Lifton On Genes, Genomes, and The Future Of Medicine

Editor's Note: In honor of SSRP '19 beginning this year, we've decided to rerelease an interview …
June 24, 2019

Heather Berlin

In her free time, Heather enjoys spending time with her family, remaining active through hiking and yoga, visiting local NYC museums, and participating in shows alongside her husband.
June 20, 2019 | Miles Dijan

From Medicine to Science Education

As an undergraduate student attending  a CUNY commuter school, I found myself quickly jaded by the …
June 17, 2019

Joe Levin

In his free time, Joe enjoys exploring the New York City food and drink scene, and loves backpacking off-the-grid! Eventually, Joe hopes to traverse the Appalachian Trail.
June 13, 2019 | Lindsey Lopes

Doing Science With Artists Has Made Me a Better Scientist

Editor's Note: The following blog post is based on the collaborative effort of a group of …
June 10, 2019

Mark Stoeckle

Outside of the lab, Mark spends his free time learning all that he can about the natural world (especially in New York City!).
June 6, 2019 | Joshua Pirutinsky

Scientists, Lawyers, and the Humanist Curriculum

Science and the law are not typically related. While the former is concerned with understanding the natural …
June 3, 2019

Jean K. Rivera Irizarry

When Jean isn't doing outreach or working in the lab, he loves exploring the city with his camera, sharing science on Instagram (@TheBrainScientist) and spending time with family and friends!
May 30, 2019 | Lizzie Krisch

Talking Science: The Process of Scientific Discovery

When we think of science, do we think of: DIY projects, lab "hacks" and crafting? Usually not. But, why? The process to scientific discovery can be difficult, atypical and even...crafty.
May 23, 2019 | Xzandre

Using Science As a Superpower

Editor's Note: Every Summer, RockEDU meets a new cohort of talented, ambitious and passionate high school …
May 20, 2019

Lindsey Cantin

In her free time, Lindsey enjoys painting, collecting interesting plants, hiking, going to drag shows and spending time in the RockEDU Lab as a course facilitator for LAB Jumpstart!
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