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Chemical Kitchen

Chemical Kitchen

Chemical Kitchen, an entry level course at Imperial College London, is the innovative STEM course that 2020 absolutely requires. In it, students learn good laboratory practice through a simple and accessible activity - cooking. Designed by Jakub Radzikowski and...

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Remote education workaround: the data generator

Remote education workaround: the data generator

COVID-19 has challenged the traditional classroom set up - solutions and workarounds have emerged from all corners. One LabArchives instructor has designed a data generator that helps to ensure experimental design and independent analysis remain at the...

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Using an ELN – what’s the point?

Using an ELN – what’s the point?

Authenticity is one of many buzzwords in the education space and it relates to one very important question which is, "What's the point?" While it can be tongue in cheek, this question is worth asking early and often when it comes to designing authentic courses that...

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LabArchives Virtual User Group

LabArchives Virtual User Group

LabArchives users often ask us for examples of how others use the platform. It's actually the most frequent request we get. With that we decided to bring examples to our users and to actually connect with one another via virtual meeting and live Q&A. Last month,...

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CRISPR…it’s not magic

CRISPR…it’s not magic

When Dr. Julia Raizen started graduate school in the 1980’s, the term ‘molecular biology’ hardly existed. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), now commonly used in biology and medicine, had just been invented and was a slow, laborious process. While studying a class of...

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UPDATE: LabArchives Inventory

UPDATE: LabArchives Inventory

Last month we released LabArchives Inventory. If you haven't checked it out yet, here's what you need to know: LabArchives Inventory was designed to help scientists organize items in their lab in a physical and digital way – items they ‘make’ and things they order,...

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WEBINAR: Tips for moving your course online

WEBINAR: Tips for moving your course online

Last month we hosted a webinar with Vernier Software & Technology. Because it was such a hit we're hosting another one... TOMORROW. Join us to learn more about how to take your course online sans stress. We’ll address common hurdles and take questions on how to...

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The Lecture is Dead: Long Live the Lecture!

The Lecture is Dead: Long Live the Lecture!

This piece was written by LabArchives user, Gareth Denyer, Professor of Biochemical Education at The University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Gareth Denyer Ten Reasons Why Lectures Won’t Go Back to the Way They Were Overview The transition to on-line delivery has...

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Brewer Science: starting out with an ELN

Brewer Science: starting out with an ELN

We spoke with Rebecca Rich at Brewer Science Inc. to better understand why the organization decided to look for an electronic lab notebook (ELN), how they chose LabArchives and what their next steps will look like now that they're moving towards digital documentation....

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Preview: Chemistry eCourse Pack

Preview: Chemistry eCourse Pack

LabArchives is many things. It’s an electronic lab notebook, teaching tool, grade book and learning platform. It’s also a one-stop-shop for course content. Inside of Lab Builder, our course content library, instructors can find and distribute things like lab manuals,...

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Using an ELN at UMASS Medical

Using an ELN at UMASS Medical

Byron Deane works in the Research Technology Department supporting Laboratory Informatics as well as Innovation & Consulting at UMASS Medical. We caught up with him to learn more about how UMASS has employed LabArchives Electronic Notebook (ELN) in order to move...

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LabArchives Inventory is here!

LabArchives Inventory is here!

Natalie Stringer, our Resident Professor, has been hard at work on our newly released product: LabArchives Inventory. Natalie got her PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Iowa, was a postdoctoral fellow at NIH and has worked as an Associate Professor at...

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Simplify socially distanced lab work

Simplify socially distanced lab work

Social distancing may be here to stay. With that, rethinking how we use our spaces is crucial and that includes rethinking how we use the very labs in which COVID-19 research takes place. Scientific research must continue both in response to and in spite of the...

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LabArchives x Vernier: a total lab course solution

LabArchives x Vernier: a total lab course solution

In the past few weeks, we’ve spoken with instructors from North Carolina, Virginia, California and Pennsylvania. Despite different subjects, course sizes, and geographic locations, these instructors all recognise that COVID-19 is shaking up higher education. The...

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Saying good bye to routine ruts

Saying good bye to routine ruts

Wendy Riggs isn’t new to the remote classroom. She’s been teaching General Biology online at College of the Redwoods for 3 years. Just a few months ago, teaching a lab course like ‘Gen Bio’ online would’ve sounded like a crazy concept to many. Now it’s just reality....

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Make it work mode

Make it work mode

Like many of her colleagues, assistant teaching professor Stefanie Chen splits her time between instruction and research as part of the Biotechnology Program at North Carolina State University. While her courses focus on biotechnology, her research focuses on...

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