NISE Network Blog

Brad Herring, Museum of Life and Science, and Sarah Von Williamsen, Imaginarium Science Center

The Imaginarium Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida was awarded a 2014 NISE Net mini-grant and used the funding to expand and enhance their current nano exhibit, the Nano Lab . This expansion was designed to complement the NISE Net...

Frank Kusiak, The Lawrence Hall of Science

"The game, ‘ Doctor Know ,’ introduces the general public, students and teachers to current biomedical research encouraged by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIH) Roadmap. In addition to basic medical research, it aims to highlight the processes...

Liz Rosino, OMSI

We are excited to announce that this year’s NISE Net Annual Partner Survey will be launching in late October! This is your opportunity to share your opinions and experiences as a NISE Net Partner. The survey is an essential component...

Ali Jackson

Is your institution loo king to add components or square footage to a copy of the NISE Network's Nano mini-exhibition ?Are you hoping to drive attendance with educational, innovative, hands-on temporary exhibitions about nano? You’re in luck! We’ve put together...

Catherine McCarthy

Apply now for a NanoDays 2015 physical kit! NanoDays 2015 will be held from March 28 through April 5, 2015. NanoDays is a week of community-based educational outreach events to raise public awareness of nanoscale science, technology and engineering throughout...

Catherine McCarthy

The NISE Network's DIY Nano app is featured in the September issue of FamilyFun magazine! The DIY Nano app (for iPhones) and DIY Nano HD (for iPads) allows families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at...

Larry Bell

Several NISE Network representatives traveled to Washington DC this past month to attend the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning Program (AISL) Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting organized by the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE). We...

Christina Akers, Science Museum of Minnesota and Midwest Regional Hub Leader

Are you thinking about applying for a 2015 NISE Network mini-grant ? Then keep two important things in mind: 1) applications are due October 1, 2014 and 2) there are four years worth of examples for you to draw from...

Jessica Liken, Perot Museum of Nature and Science

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science , formerly known as the Dallas Museum of Nature and Science, in Dallas, TX has been an involved member of the NISE Network since 2011. This past year, the Perot Museum was able...

Liz Rosino, OMSI

The NISE Network’s online annual survey was created to learn more about the experiences of participants in NISE Net and how the Network might better support their activities. Many of you have participated over the past couple of years (thank...