Posts tagged "Science"
Working... Expocyteq and Cinvestav

Working… Expocyteq and Cinvestav

I don’t write a lot about work for a vari­ety of rea­sons, but yes­ter­day was a good pri­ma­ry project day. I worked at my site’s booth in a sci­ence and tech­nol­o­gy expo­si­tion for kids. The focus of our booth was alter­na­tive ener­gy, and there was a hands-on activ­i­ty where the kids got to see wind, solar, and chem­i­cal ener­gy work. A mini...
First day on the job

First day on the job

I’m sit­ting in my new office with a few min­utes to breathe. I always for­get how much paper­work can be involved when start­ing a new job, espe­cial­ly when the approach to this new endeav­or isn’t like any oth­er job or even real­ly a job. As a good friend said about train­ing “this isn’t a pro­fes­sion­al envi­ron­ment, nor will this ever be...
Tech Transfer in Mexico, or my visiting professorship after PST

Tech Transfer in Mexico, or my visiting professorship after PST

We start­ed out the week with the Coun­ter­part Work­shop, and then I spent the day yes­ter­day at my new work­place, where I will be start­ing in June. Anoth­er trainee (very soon-to-be vol­un­teer) and I are going to the same site, and we are the first vol­un­teers to be at this cen­ter. There are a lot of excit­ing things about...
Week 8, for the win!

Week 8, for the win!

Because we are all “primeros respon­di­entes” now after our day of first aid train­ing, of course. Or, because we got our site assign­ments, and I did­n’t end up on the floor as in the above picture. We may have been able to skip the bal­loons-and-darts por­tion of the pre­sen­ta­tion, but we still had a bit of drumroll…...
What I used to do

What I used to do

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