Berkeley Lab participated with the DOE, Los Alamos National Lab, and NASA on social media campaigns centered around Earth Week and Earth Day. More:
The film chronicles three individuals who work to address ecological challenges in their homeland, including India, Canada, and Australia. The screening takes place on April 23 at 4 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. On April 24, join a sustainability conversation with the Lab’s John Elliot at noon in Building 90-3122 (or access via ReadyTalk). More>
Join Earth Sciences Division researchers for the launch of a composting and gardening study on April 22 in the Bevatron (B1) parking lot, towards the back wall, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Participants will help set up a compost pile, plant seedlings, and learn about the research. Go here for more on this event and other Earth Day activities planned for this week.
The teens used a Geiger counter to survey radiation, built an electroscope to see how different radiation detectors work, participated in a career forum, and attended lectures. All participants received a patch. The April 8 event was hosted by the Nuclear Science Division, the Advanced Light Source, and Workforce Development and Education.
On April 18 JBEI volunteers participated at Cal Day, UC Berkeley’s annual open house. Hosted by UC Berkeley’s Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, JBEI promoted bioenergy topics as well as internships and employment opportunities.
To better understand the content of the Lab’s landfill waste and learn how to improve our waste diversion, volunteers are needed to sort and weigh waste on Tuesday, April 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Bear Transfer Station in Richmond. E-mail email@example.com to register. Sustainable Lab is hosting several other Earth Day Activities this week.
The event — from 3 to 5 p.m. in the cafeteria dining hall — features manufacturer reps will answer questions and display their newest products related to lasers, optics, protective eyewear, fiber optic lasers, enclosures, and other applications. Light refreshments will be provided.
The documentary spotlights 17 “positive and powerful” women leaders, including the Lab’s own Mina Bissell, a Distinguished Researcher in the Life Sciences Division. Screenings will be held on April 22 at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium, and on April 23 at noon in the Gray Auditorium in Potter St. More>
From Tuesday, April 21 to Friday, April 24, staff can volunteer for an assessment of the Lab’s waste, participate in a new composting and gardening research project, watch a documentary, and learn about and discuss the Lab’s sustainability efforts from John Elliott. More>
Lab researchers are invited to learn more about protocols.io at an event in downtown Berkeley on the evening of April 30. The application is an up-to-date open access repository of science methods and collaborative protocol-centered platform. Go here for more information and to register.