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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 [...]

Forum: Conociendo la Problemática Ambiental en Puerto Rico

By |2019-11-06T15:42:41-04:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There was a forum offered by proffesionals and scientists at the Facundo Bueso Building, it consisted of presentations on different topics like Climatic change, water contamination and the status of landfills in the island. Students and researchers from CIRE2N assisted the interactive forum. There were three main speakers: engineers Eduardo González and Carl Soderberg, and Dr. Christian Villalta. This was hosted by the Inter-american Association of Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences (AIDIS). #NSFfunded #NSFCrest

CIRE2N’S Site Visit

By |2019-10-30T12:49:15-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Through the first two days of the week CIRE2N had a NSF Site Visit in which the board came to evaluate our researchers. On Monday, the opening activity was celebrated. After it, CIRE2N'S graduates and undergraduates presented what their research focuses on. There was as well a Ciencia Arte gallery, were students had the opportunity to compete and get creative with images about science. On Tuesday, there were meetings throughout the University in which evaluators came to see how CIRE2N has evolved. Everyone was a part of it.  Professors, researchers, graduate and undergraduate students gave presentations and participated in a [...]

NSF-CREST Site Visit

By |2019-10-11T14:42:56-04:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

During October 21-22 there will be a NSF CREST Site Visit at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. A Site Visit, as stated by the NSF website, is the time they come to offer award administration best practices and to answer questions related to NSF expectations and Federal award administration requirements. The opening activity will be celebrated at the anfitheater of the architecture building from 8 am to 12 pm. #NSFfunded #NSFCrest Flyer

Dr. Elvira Cuevas during interview: The Amazon

By |2019-08-30T15:04:07-04:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Elvira Cuevas, an Ecologist and one of CIRE2N's researchers, was interviewed in the TV program Día a Día regarding the fires in the Amazon. Dr. Cuevas did her doctoral thesis in San Carlos de Río Negro in the Venezuelan Amazon. She now works with the IRG 1- Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation. Video #NSFfunded #NSFCrest                

Nano Envi Summer Camp’s closing

By |2019-07-10T13:48:05-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Summer is almost over, and with it the Nano Envi Summer Camp succesfully finished it's second edition. In the video, the participants of the summer camp enjoy its ending and celebrate all their achievements. The groups presented their research and how they plan to deliver what they learnt to the classroom. The student- teacher groups also created an idea of an extracurricular activity to make in their school during the year. #NSFfunded #NSFCrest

STEM for All Video Competition

By |2019-05-15T11:00:45-04:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: News, University News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We are participating in a video competition where we share the innovations of our research to the world. The video represents our research and how we contribute to the natural reserve of the Ciénaga las Cucharillas and El Corredor del Yaguazo through it. Support us by voting! Our video is titled NSF-CREST P.R. Center for Environmental Nanotechnology CIRE2N.  To vote for us, select the Vote for Public Choice option and share our video. https://stemforall2019.videohall.com/presentations/1573 #STEMvideohall #NSFfunded #NSFCrest

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, [...]

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