Working with scientists and engineers: next discussion starts February 11

The Working with Scientists & Engineers Forum will host a discussion February 11-15, in ASTC Connect, about the strategy behind the Research Center – ISE (RISE) initiative of the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network. Carol Lynn Alpert, director of strategic projects at the Museum of Science, Boston, and a co-PI of the NISE Net (, will kick off discussions.

The RISE initiative focuses on developing sustainable partnerships through advance planning and budgeting, and by joining with research centers for the initial proposals to federal and state science research funding agencies. Relevant articles are in the January/February issue of ASTC Dimensions.