Open Source Malaria (OSM) takes a different approach to curing malaria, a disease which kills approximately 430,000 people around the world every year. OSM contributors hail from Melbourne, Sydney, British Columbia, Geneva, Cambridge, Madrid and beyond and specialise in everything from chemistry to biology and informatics to administration. Technology, like LabArchives, enables the global, rapid, … Continue reading Open Source Malaria: a global solution for a global problem
This piece was written by LabArchives user, Gareth Denyer, Professor of Biochemical Education at The University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Gareth Denyer Ten Reasons Why Lectures Won’t Go Back to the Way They Were Overview The transition to on-line delivery has revolutionised our entire approach to lecturing. This article looks at the many ways … Continue reading The Lecture is Dead: Long Live the Lecture!
LabArchives is many things. It’s an electronic lab notebook, teaching tool, grade book and learning platform. It’s also a one-stop-shop for course content. Inside of Lab Builder, our course content library, instructors can find and distribute things like lab manuals, protocols, assignments and projects. Lab Builder’s course packs contain everything instructors need to teach a … Continue reading Preview: Chemistry eCourse Pack
Social distancing may be here to stay. With that, rethinking how we use our spaces is crucial and that includes rethinking how we use the very labs in which COVID-19 research takes place. Scientific research must continue both in response to and in spite of the pandemic. Working together when we have to work apart, … Continue reading Simplify socially distanced lab work
Wendy Riggs isn’t new to the remote classroom. She’s been teaching General Biology online at College of the Redwoods for 3 years. Just a few months ago, teaching a lab course like ‘Gen Bio’ online would’ve sounded like a crazy concept to many. Now it’s just reality. Wendy Riggs Wendy also teaches an in-person Human … Continue reading Saying good bye to routine ruts
Like many of her colleagues, assistant teaching professor Stefanie Chen splits her time between instruction and research as part of the Biotechnology Program at North Carolina State University. While her courses focus on biotechnology, her research focuses on undergraduate education. As Stefanie and her colleagues in the program teach, they also collect data. Their current … Continue reading Make it work mode
When asked if today’s global pandemic is the kind of situation that motivated him to become a virologist, William James replied, “I wish I could say I’d been that starry eyed, but it was really just curiosity that got me started.” James’s virology lab at University of Oxford’s Sir William Dunn School of Pathology has … Continue reading Curiosity, virology and working together when we have to work apart
Our global team spends a lottt of time online and our IT team keeps us (and our users) safe. We’re sharing their message with you because the last thing anyone needs right now, is to fall victim to an internet scam or cyber infection…. As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, so do the exploits … Continue reading More tips for staying safe online during COVID-19