Entries for December 2009
December 30, 2009
Online Engineering Video Competition on 'How Engineers Make a World of Difference'
IEEE-USA is launching the organization's third online engineering video competition for undergraduate students on "How Engineers Make a World of Difference." IEEE-USA will present four scholarship awards totaling $5,000 to undergraduates who create the most effective 90-second video clips reinforcing for an 11-to-13-year-old audience how engineers improve the world. Entries must be submitted through YouTube by midnight Eastern Time on Friday, 15 January 2010. Winning entries will be announced and shown during Engineers Week, 14-20 February 2010.
See full press release for details.
Categories: Blog: e3 Information Overload Engineering News from the Field Professional Associations & Societies
December 28, 2009
Requests Input About Public Access to Archived Federal-Funded Science Publications
The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) within the Executive Office of the President, requests input from the community regarding enhancing public access to archived publications resulting from research funded by Federal science and technology agencies. This RFI will be active from December 10, 2009 to January 7, 2010. Respondents are invited to respond online via the Public Access Policy Forum at http://www.whitehouse.gov/open, or may submit responses via electronic mail. Responses will be re-posted on the online forum. Instructions and a timetable for daily blog topics during this period are described at http://www.whitehouse.gov/open.
For more information, please see the notice in the Federal Register at http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-29322.htm.
Categories: Blog: e3 Information Overload Engineering Government News & Resources Open Access Science and Technology
December 03, 2009
Facebook @ the Altar
Here is a couple that updated their Facebook at the altar.