December 19, 2014

2015 Preliminary Course Schedule

Logan Science Journalism Program at the MBL

Environmental Hands-On Research Course

Wednesday, May 27: Arrivals and Dinner

Fellows arrive. MBL’s Diana Kenney will meet fellows who arrive in time for dinner in the Swope Center Dining Room at 6:00 PM.

Thursday, May 28: Orientation

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
10:00 AM:  Welcome and Orientation

  • Welcome
  • Introduction of fellows, course faculty, and staff
  • Overview of fellowship requirements, etc.
  • Walking tour of MBL facilities and Woods Hole

12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:30 PM:   Travel to Plum Island

Friday, May 29

Field work at Plum Island

Saturday, May 30

Field work at Plum Island
Return to Woods Hole in evening

Sunday, May 31

10:30 AM:    Laboratory work
12:00 PM:    Brunch at Swope; informal talk with guest scientist
1 to 7 PM:    Free time; dinner in Woods Hole (Swope cafeteria is closed)

Monday, June 1

Fellow-in-WH

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Laboratory work
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Laboratory work
4:00 PM:    Meet the Scientist: Talk by guest scientist on topic related to ecosystems science
6:30 PM:    Dinner

Tuesday, June 2

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Laboratory work
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Calculations and data interpretation
4:00 PM:    Meet the Scientist: Talk by guest scientist on topic related to ecosystems science
6:30 PM:    Dinner

Wednesday, June 3

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Calculations and data interpretation
10:00 AM:  Collecting trip on RV Gemma followed by tour of the MBL Marine Resources Center
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Talk prep
6:30 PM:    Dinner
8:00 PM:    After-dinner relaxation at the Captain Kidd

Thursday, June 4

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Talk prep
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Scientific presentations by fellows
6:00 PM:    Cocktails and lobster boil for fellows, staff, faculty, and scientists

Friday, June 5: Departure

7:30 AM        Breakfast in Swope
– Check out of Swope by 10 AM; departure on own schedule

Optional: Environmental Fellows who wish to attend a “Neuroscience Deep Dive” with Biomedical Fellows on June 5 may stay another night in Swope and depart on June 6. Please let Diana Kenney (dkenney@mbl.edu) know if you wish to pursue this option.