#SciFund is back and bigger than ever. During the month of May, 75 scientists are campaigning to raise awareness and funding for their research. There’s an entire page of cool and important aquatic biology projects – check them out, and donate to win fun prizes! . . . → Read More: The return of #Scifund 2: fund cool aquatic biology projects!
WE DID IT! Together, we bought a salt-water aquarium stocked with sea life for this low-income classroom in Utah. The teacher, Mr. Hosmer, writes: Thank you all so very much for all your support and giving. My students and I are so excited to receive the new life for our aquarium. Not only will it . . . → Read More: WE DID IT! Salt-water aquarium for low-income school COMPLETELY funded!
Remember the Donor’s Choose campaign? Remember how I offered AMAZING PRIZES to a lucky randomly selected donor? I haven’t forgotten – just got a bit swamped with work and travel. We’re only $171 away from buying a some awesome sea life for this low-income classroom in Utah – donate through Friday and be eligible for . . . → Read More: Two opportunities to make science awesome and WIN PRIZES!
Science costs money. No matter how clever we are – and trust me, as a graduate student, I have made scientific equipment by combining salvaged parts, scrap lumber from Home Depot, and rubber tie-downs – there’s no getting around the need for supplies or travel or ship time. Traditional funding, such as grants from federal . . . → Read More: Can science be crowdfunded?