The Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) has awarded one of three 2016 Academy Prizes to Lab materials scientist Omar Yaghi. Yaghi won in the category of basic and engineering sciences, in recognition of his work in metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). More>
The California Council on Science and Technology is accepting applications for 2018 Science & Technology Policy Fellows. As Fellows, scientists and engineers spend one year in Sacramento serving the California State Legislature. The program trains scientific thinkers to be policy-savvy, while helping equip lawmakers with science-savvy staff. Applications are due Feb. 28. More>
During the recent Great Shake Out Drill, Protective Services and the All Access ERG provided additional resources for employees, including those with disabilities. Whistles were distributed with the message “If you can be heard, you can be rescued.” E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request assistance with panic, mobility, vision, hearing, or other issues during an emergency.
The orientation, organized by the Lab’s Postdoc Association and Human Resources, is for all new postdocs and international employees. Participants will learn about the various resources available at the Lab. Information on visa and immigration services will also be shared. The event takes place Wednesday, Dec 7, at 9 a.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium.