As much of the world is practicing social isolation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, universities, colleges, and schools have been moving education very quickly from the lecture theatre and the teaching laboratory to the internet, whilst staff work from home, necessitating their administrative activities to be conducted online. Join us on International Microorganism Day for a webinar on ”Education, Wherever We Are”, featuring the authors of papers in this recent Virtual Special Issue of FEMS Microbiology Letters.
Date: Thursday 17th September 2020
Time: 10am EDT / 3pm BST / 4pm CEST
Bringing guest scientists to the university biology classroom via the web
Speaker 1: Nathan Basiliko, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Speaker 2: Varun Gupta, Maven Water and Environment, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Authors of: Nathan Basiliko, Varun Gupta. Bringing guest scientists to the university biology classroom via the web. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 362, Issue 16, August 2015, fnv124, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv124
Twitter as a tool for science communication: our experience with #microMOOC
Speaker 3: Ignacio López-Goñi, University of Navarra, Spain
Speaker 4: Manuel Sánchez-Angulo, University of Miguel Hernandez, Spain
Authors of: Ignacio López-Goñi, Manuel Sánchez-Angulo. Social networks as a tool for science communication and public engagement: focus on Twitter. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 365, Issue 2, January 2018, fnx246, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnx246
I. López-Goñi, J. Giner-Lamia, A. Álvarez-Ordoñez, Alfonso Benitez-Páez, D. Claessen, M. Cortesao, M. de Toro, D. García-Ruano, E.T. Granato, Á.T. Kovács, J.L. Romalde, T.G. Sana, M. Sánchez-Angulo, F.J. Sangari, W.K. Smits, T. Sturm, J.L. Thomassin, K.N.G. Valdehuesa, M. Zapotoczna. #EUROmicroMOOC: using Twitter to share trends in Microbiology worldwide. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 366, Issue 11, June 2019, fnz141, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnz141
This event is part of a series of webinars being developed by FEMS and in partnership with Oxford University Press.