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Around the Pier: A Story about Science


IGERT Fellow, Kate Furby was one of three student speakers selected for TEDxUCSD. The conference on May 11 was a San Diego edition of TEDx, a national program that brings together leading creative thinkers to share ideas that matter.

Furby’s TEDx idea is that we need to put the humanity back into science. Furby’s doctoral advisor, Stuart Sandin, commented " The U.S. may be global leader in scientific research and innovation, but we are falling farther behind in public understanding of, and interest in, science."