COMMITMENT TO OUTREACH AND
"Not only is it important to ask questions and find the answers, as a scientist I felt obligated to
communicate with the world what we were learning”
~ Stephen Hawking
At OCEEMlab, we acknowledge and embrace the notion that the era of practicing science in the shadows is over – we welcome this global shift in practice! Therefore, we are committed to engaging diverse communities through outreach activities to share our research with the general public. We strive to expose the young generation to Ocean and Earth science, hoping to ignite their curiosity and scientific interest.
OCEEMlab Outreach Activities:
GeoFORCE - In the summer of 2023, OCEEMAlab will lead a week of geophysical fieldwork BootCamp as part of the GeoFORCE program, the flagship diversity outreach program of The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences. The GeoFORCE outreach program aims to increase the number and diversity of students pursuing STEM degrees and careers in geoscience. GeoFORCE introduces underserved and underrepresented students in STEM to field learning experiences performed at geologically significant sites across the country.
ATX Science Olympiad - We support and advise UT's undergraduates that lead the ATX Science Olympiad, a nonprofit organization dedicated to science outreach in Texas. UT's undergraduates organize annually two Science Olympiad tournaments and outreach events hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.