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CIRE2N ofrece por primera vez su STEAM Virtual Nanosummer Camp

By |2020-07-22T08:13:49-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  CIRE2N tuvo su campamento de verano de nanotecnología ambiental de manera virtual por primera vez este verano.  El STEAM Virtual Nanosummer Camp se llevó a cabo del 22 de junio al 2 de Julio del 2020 a través de una serie de plataformas virtuales.  Esta versión virtual del Nanosummer Camp adoptó seminarios, laboratorios y demostraciones interactivas totalmente en línea a través de las plataformas de Google Meets, Zoom, y nuestra página web de CIRE2N y también, el recorrido virtual por El Yaguazo de parte del equipo del Corredor del Yaguazo Inc.  Los talleres se ofrecieron a un grupo de [...]

Nuestro primer Nano Days virtual: Una labor de amor a las ciencias y compromiso con el público en tiempos de pandemia

By |2020-06-22T06:55:20-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

El viernes 22 de mayo se celebró por primera vez nuestro Nano Days Virtual.  Nuestro equipo de investigadores, estudiantes graduados y subgraduados trabajaron arduamente para celebrar nuestro querido Nano Days para llevar ciencia, tecnología y diversión al público en general durante la situación difícil en la que nos encontramos como país y mundo.  Los participantes de CIRE2N realizaron una serie de videos demostrativos basados en temas pertinentes a su respectivo IRG.   Esta actividad libre de costo se realizó a través de Facebook Live durante las horas de 10:00am a 3:00pm durante en las cuales se llevaron a cabo una [...]

Effective Communication Workshop: Nano Envi Summer Camp

By |2019-06-19T10:28:26-04:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Event, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

During the first week of the Nano Envi Summer Camp both students and teachers attended workshops that are going to help them throughout their journey as part time researchers. One of these workshops was given by Dr. Liz Diaz, one of CIRE2N's CoPI. She did a presentation on how to communicate science effectively, being a researcher and a communicator herself. The workshop was very dynamic. Dr. Diaz created activities that made it possible for students and teachers to understand what she means when she says science can be accesible to all through the act of effective communication. #NSFfunded [...]

Learning about the sciences close to you: NanoDays 2019

By |2019-05-13T10:55:49-04:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NanoDays, an educational festival about nanoscale science, was held today in the Malecón of Cataño City. CIRE2N celebrates this festival each year with the purpose of creating more interest in the emerging STEM field of Environmental Nanotechnology.

Nano-Envi Summer Camp 2019

By |2019-05-23T11:09:59-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Event, News, University News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In order to promote excellence in science education for high schools, CIRE2N will sponsor a five week summer research program, from june 10 to July 3, 2019; created specifically for teachers and high school students. This program will allow 10 student-teacher pairs to be trained to do research about Environmental Nanotechnology in one of the laboratories of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. During the summer, participants will elaborate a research proposal to continue it during the semester and another one for an educational activity to be made in their school. Benefits: Workshops will be given on proposal writing, [...]

Nano-Ambiente: Accesible science for all

By |2019-04-05T11:47:35-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cire2n students are working hard in the design of Nano-Ambiente. An educational journal that seeks to make Nanotechnology and Environmental Science accesible to the community. Stay tuned for more details. We will be announcing the release soon. #NSFfunded #NSFCrest

Interactive demonstrations: Cayey Christian Academy

By |2019-04-05T13:34:12-04:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

During a visit to Cayey Christian Academy, Cire2n students presented interactive demonstrations to the whole school. There were students from all ages attending and participating in the demonstrations, from prescholars to high schoolers.   The group that visited the school is led by Marielys Torres Díaz and is made up of another five Cire2n students. Ashley Vázquez, Astrid Carolina, Ernesto Vázquez, Keishla Robles and Jessica Pazol.   #NSFfunded #NSFCrest

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