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
Dr Stella Chariton, GSECARS, to host high pressure interest group: “Solving crystal structures from complex multigrain, multi-phase samples at extreme conditions”. Monday, Jan 25th, 2-3pm (CST)
Presentations will be given in virtual meeting format on the afternoons of Jan 18 and 19, 2021.
Dr. Mark Rivers at GSECARS hosts a virtual hands-on tutorial sessions on synchrotron computed microtomography.
Tony Lanzirotti and Mark Rivers presented a virtual tour to the ANL summer interns on earth and planetary synchrotron research at GSECARS.
Matt Newville presented a virtual talk to the ANL high school camp, “Coding for Science”. In this camp students learned Python and how to apply it to scientific problems.
GSE staff scientist Matt Newville showed physics majors and their professors from Hastings College, Nebraska synchrotron reasearch techniques used at GSECARS.
GSECARS hosted a group of University of Chicago Lab School chemistry students. The group visited all three CARS sectors and learned about synchrotron radiation research in material science, biology and earth and mineral sciences.
GSECARS was pleased to host a tour from The University of Chicago Principal Gifts and Leadership Engagement groups.
GSECARS hosted high school students from Glenbard East High School. The students ran an experiment at 13 IDE.
GSE Staff scientist Joanne Stubbs worked with eighth graders from local schools in Argonne’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. This day gives young female students a unique opportunity to discover engineering careers alongside world-class scientists and engineers.