Call For Proposals

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Some interesting things came across my listservs this week; one from WEPAN, another from the WMST-L listserv: a new book on recruiting women in IT, and a very interesting call for papers. Details after the jump.

I know I would. So how do you do that? Well, Seed Media Group will help you by matching your donation. The first $15,000 in donations made through the Scienceblogs Challenge will be matched by Seed Media Group through its Science Literacy Grants. From the press release: Seed Media Group is launching the Seed Media…

Seed Magazine Writing Contest

UPDATE: Unfortunately, this contest is only open to U.S. citizens because of laws regulating sweepstakes and contests. Apologies to any readers outside the U.S. Seed Magazine is having a writing contest, and you’re invited! It’s actually the Second Annual Seed Writing Contest presented by Honeywell. Throughout the 20th century, science changed our perspective on the…

Let’s Get Nominating, People!

Please don’t forget to nominate posts for the 2007 Science Blogging Anthology. I’ve added an icon to the left sidebar that you can click on (it’s the blue “Open Lab 2007″ bit just below “nominate posts for”) to go to the very easy, very short nomination form. Let’s make sure that this year there are…

Perhaps you are familiar with the 2006 Science Blogging Anthology, The Open Laboratory, that was put together by Bora Zivkovic. It is a great collection of (most) of the best of last year’s science blogging, but as Bora has recently noted to me, it is lacking something important. That is, there are NO contributions pertaining…

Call For Mentors, Information, & Nominees

Gleanings from my inbox, in lieu of something creative…I’ve had a stinking migraine every stinking day for the past week…Be sure to check out the info on the DuPont award – they’ve been handing it out since 1956. I know I just posted a previous entry maligning the awarding of prizes in general…but if you…

L. A.Engineer! Almost.

Many women in science and engineering have long suggested, only half tongue in cheek, that if we could only have an L.A. Engineer t.v. show it might do wonders to increase the number of young girls choosing STEM careers. Zuska, of course, thinks we’d still have to do something about the morons, cretins, and sexual…