Education and Outreach at GSECARS
GSECARS operates as a national research resource for the entire earth, planetary, soil and environmental communities. GSE welcomes students at all levels – high school, undergraduate, graduate and post graduate, into our laboratories, giving them the opportunity to learn about x-ray science and instrumentation as well as to be involved in hands-on activities.
Check in here for our latest in educational outreach, workshops, and events
GSE beamline scientists Matt Newville and Tony Lanzirotti host the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering at 13 IDE, July 26th.
GSE beamline scientist Matt Newville presented a session at the LARCH Workshop, XAFS2022, ” The XAS Viewer application and Larch for X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy”.
GSECARS is organizing two synchrotron relevant sessions at the 2022 AGU Conference, Dec 12-16. Click for more information.
Brian is a junior at Illinois State University majoring in computer science and will be working with the CARS Computer Group – Charlie Smith and Chris Skordas.
GSECARS beamline scientist Stella Chariton explains to middle schooler Grace Nesler about synchrotron research of the earth and planets and the exciting new discovery of Superionic Ice.
Using particulates on honeybees as a measure of local air pollution.
GSE beamline scientist Joanne Stubbs met with middle school students from Holy Family Catholic Academy to teach them about synchrotron research at APS and to encourage the students to follow their interests and compete in the National Science Bowl.
December 06 thru December 10, 2022
GSE beamline scientist Tony Lanzirotti gave a virtual tour to Prof. Zach Dowdy and his science journalism class from Stony Brook University showing the students how synchrotron radiation is used in earth and planetary science research.
Students from Mundelein High School participated in the ANL Exemplary Student Research Program conducting an experiment at 13 IDE, “Using X-Ray Fluorescence and Absorption Spectroscopy to Analyze The Relationship Between Particulate Matter And The Environment Through Factors Of Metal Type And Particle Size”.