CNSI creates multidisciplinary education and training opportunities that supplement and enhance traditional degree programs and classroom curricula to prepare a new generation of science leaders who will apply science to emerging global challenges. For nearly a decade, CNSI has collaborated with a dedicated group of UCLA researchers to create academic courses, workshops, professional development and training opportunities that engage the educators of today and students who will become the scientists of tomorrow.
Education News and Events
Annually, the California State University Chancellor’s Office in partnership with Univision hosts thousands of Spanish-speaking students and their families to take part in Feria de Educación or “Education Fair,” a community-oriented education event that provides...read more
August 14, 2018 | In Marvel video, UCLA scientists explain principles behind the superpowers of Ant-Man and the Wasp
From their first appearance in Marvel Comics in the 1960s, Ant-Man and the Wasp — comic book characters who were also featured in a major motion picture earlier this year — have wowed readers with their superpowers. But Ant-Man’s ability to change sizes and the Wasp’s...read more
The UCLA California NanoSystems Institute held its annual Nanovation Competition on Friday, May 25. Leading up to the on-campus finals, UCLA graduate students spent three months mentoring teams from 11 Los Angeles-area high schools, who each developed and pitched...read more
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The Nanoscience Workshop for Teachers program is driven by the contribution of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars whose participation is made possible with the support of NSF awards: Material Creation Training Program IGERT, Clean Energy for Green Industry IGERT, and CHE-1112569. Gifts to CNSI’s educational programs help support outreach efforts, learning and training opportunities for future scientists and researchers.