Posts by Hanny Rivera

Discussing climate science from all angles: 2017 Graduate climate conference

Written by Jacob Forsyth While international world leaders met in Bonn to discuss how to address our changing climate, a lesser known climate-orientated meeting occurred simultaneously. In Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 84 graduate students from many disciplines of climate research gathered for the 11th annual Graduate Climate Conference (GCC). Graduate students from the Massachusetts Institution of…

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Tiny tea comes to WHOI

Inspired by Suzi Clark’s awesome blog post on the Tiny Tea event being held at MIT, Women in Course XII, BIG, and WHOI’s Gender Equity Advisory Committee (GEPAC) will be bringing the discussions to the Cape. Join us on Thursday, November 30th, at 10:30 am in Carriage House for a discussion on how to be an…

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Swimming in confidence: Recap of SWMS 2017 fall symposium

Written By: Christina Hernandez The Society for Women in Marine Science brings together marine scientists of all career levels to discuss the diverse experiences of women in marine science, celebrate the research done by women in the field, and promote the visibility of women in the marine science community. The Society for Women in Marine…

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Out of the ocean

Science fiction and Hollywood authors have provided increasingly sophisticated jump-so-much-you-drop-your-popcorn monsters, mutants, and aliens over the years, some of which you might have seen haunting the streets this past weekend. Even the fanciest CGI though can’t quite match mother nature’s own bizarre creations. Here’s my shortlist of the creepy-crawliest ocean inhabitants. The most likely to…

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Coastal oceanography in the height of hurricane season

Written By: Mallory Ringham Oceanographic research cruises are typically planned months, if not years, in advance of sailing. So we often have to view cruise itineraries as suggestions rather than as definite plans, with an understanding that weather and equipment status may significantly impact scientific goals. On September 8, the CO2 Systems Laboratory from Woods…

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What WiXII wants: How women at MIT are working for equality

Written By: Suzi Clark Women at MIT have decided it’s time for a change. The Department of Earth, Atmosphere, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) has been a staple of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1983. Its scientists have published thousands of papers in topics ranging from the solid earth 3,000 miles below our feet to…

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Sept 15th – Scientist’s Dilemma Lunch Series Continues

The second lunch in Scientist’s Dilemma series continues, September 15th, 12-1pm in Fenno 107. We are excited to have Ben Van Mooy of WHOI and Nicole Bartlett of NOAA join us to discuss the intricacies of Hiring & Applying for science related jobs. How do you chose a candidate that will ultimately be successful in your…

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Sept 19th – Social Media Workshop

Broader Impacts Group (BIG) is organizing a Social Media Workshop led by JP student Gabi Serrato Marks on Tuesday September 19th from 4:15-5:15 pm in the Student Lounge.  This interactive workshop will focus on using Twitter and Instagram to communicate science and make your research more accessible to a public audience. Gabi will give a short…

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