Using technology at the bench

The Lab BEnch The laboratory bench is a researcher's sacred space. The place where experimentation comes to life and fruitful learning emerges (hopefully). The bench is the essence of research itself. As physicist and Nobel laureate, Leon Lederman, once said..... "During an intense period of lab (bench) work the outside world vanishes and the obsession … Continue reading Using technology at the bench

LabArchives in the classroom: 3 year study

Scientists and researchers document their work in organized and professional lab notebooks (or at least we like to think that they do). But that isn't always the case with undergraduate students. Picture a professor sitting at their desk surrounded by stacks of students' paper lab notebooks. Many have frayed edges, some are missing covers, others … Continue reading LabArchives in the classroom: 3 year study

Successful internships for students and labs: everyone wins

Most researchers working in industry labs didn’t just start there, they started in academic labs. Think courses like BIO 101, highschool intro to physics labs, AP Environmental Science, and other courses like that. Industry researchers (in general) all got their start in one academic lab or another investigating a subject area that may or may … Continue reading Successful internships for students and labs: everyone wins

Station1: active inquiry, and research based learning

A guest blog post from our friends at Station1..... A Case Study in Interdisciplinary Team Instruction Station1 partnered with LabArchives to deliver its’ shared curriculum in the 2018 Summer@Station1 program through its’ innovative cloud-based digital platform. We joined the over 155,000 scientists and engineers worldwide who already use this platform for storing, organizing, sharing, collaborating, … Continue reading Station1: active inquiry, and research based learning