Partners: Sorted by Discipline
All partners listed have approved their description and are interested in partnering with researchers.
Before listing a BI partner in a grant proposal, researchers should contact the partner. Please contact the Broader Impacts Office staff to facilitate those collaborations or for help identifying appropriate partners.
Partners for specific STEM disciplines (UCSC departments):
- Biomedical science (CHEM, METX, MCDBio, BME)
- Engineering (BSOE)
- Environmental science (E&PS, EEB, OS, ENVS, METX)
- Physical Sciences (ASTR, CHEM, E&PS, OCEA, PHYS)
- Mentor a Bay Area teacher in your lab for an 8-week summer fellowship and help him/her transfer the experience back to the classroom.
- Mentor a high-achieving high school student in your lab for 8-10 weeks in the summer.
- Teach a course, lead a field trip or activity, or give a lecture to high school students from all over California during summer.
- Excite girls in grades 5-10 about STEM by presenting a fun hands-on workshop related to your research and serving as role models.
- Mentor on your lab's research an undergraduate student from an underrepresented group in the sciences. Lead a professional development workshop or teach research skills.
- Develop activities and kits related to your research for WiSE outreach to K-12 schools. Lead and/or organize a coffee hour, workshop, or luncheon on a professional development topic particularly of interest to women in STEM.
- Discuss your STEM research with local math teachers at conferences, summer institutes, or colloquia.
- Encourage graduate and advanced undergraduate students to learn how to communicate science to K-12 students, the media, and other audiences by enrolling in this biannual course led by outreach expert Dr. Adina Paytan.
- Publicize your research discoveries and achievements with press releases to media outlets, social media, and news stories on UCSC websites.
- Mentor a minority undergraduate or graduate student in your lab doing genomic research, with additional support from RMI, or provide a professional development workshop for RMI scholars.
Mentor a postbaccalaureate (recently graduated B.S.) in your lab or lead a professional development workshop.
- Mentor prospective teachers in your lab as researchers and educators. Present your research to prospective and current teachers. Lead an activity during STEM Transfer Day.
- Provide your graduate student or postdoc training in effective and inclusive teaching with the Professional Development Program. Send a whole team to develop a day-long inquiry for your undergraduate research experience.
- Recruit educational disadvantaged students, particularly 1st or 2nd year students, to participate in your research or share your research and career path at an informal "Lunch-In".
- Train your students and staff in ethics and social justice in science.