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Improving STEM Researcher Outreach Efforts Working with Communities with Blindness and Vision Impairment (BVI) presented by Dr. Daniel Steinberg at ISLAND 2021

This talk overviews NSF Broader Impact efforts to improve accessibility in STEM for BVI communities. The NSF funded, Princeton Center for Complex Materials program efforts are broad and there is…

From  Jasodhara Bhattacharya on September 16th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays

Dr. Siegbert Schmid at ISLAND 2021: Developing laboratory procedures in chemistry for independent learning of students who are blind or low vision

In the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney we continue to build an inclusive culture for all our staff and students. Laboratory work is a central part of the undergraduate curriculum;…

From  Jasodhara Bhattacharya on September 16th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays

Kevin Fjelsted and Ashley Neybert, ISLAND 2021: STEM-torship a new 501c3 for blind science mentorship

We believe Blind students raise their chances of success in STEM by working with successful blind mentors and teachers experienced with work with the blind. Unfortunately, there are not currently…

From  Jasodhara Bhattacharya on September 14th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays

Making Molecular Imagery More Accessible to Students with Blindness presented by Dr. Bryan Shaw at ISLAND 2021

This presentation will discuss our recent investigations into fabricating 3D models of molecular graphics that are millimeter in scale. We refer to these models as micro models. The size of micro…

From  Jasodhara Bhattacharya on September 14th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays