As part of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a shortage of many items including hand sanitizer. Because of this, some are attempting to make their own hand sanitizer out of denatured alcohol. Learn from UNM Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Heather Canavan why you should never do this in any circumstance.
Dr. Yemane Asmerom, professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UNM, is part of a team that has undertaken various findings related to climate change. In this video, Asonye explains how looking at numerical numbers and the past can help understand the future of the Earth. During his career, Asmerom felt in love with science. […] Read More
Dr. Emmanuel Asonye, a visiting research scholar and assistant professor of Africana Studies at UNM, is creating language access for the linguistically and culturally marginalized African diaspora in the southwest and African countries. In this video, Asonye shares his journey with deaf language and how it took him to start his most recent project, creating […] Read More
Explore with Dr. Laura Crossey and her team of students the stunning filed area of the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico. Follow along as they collect water quality data from streams and examine the long term sustainability of New Mexico’s water supply.
Associate professors and other University of New Mexico faculty learned how to navigate the path to becoming a full professor through tips and experiences from those who went through the process themselves. The presenters included Advance at UNM Director Dr. Julia Fulghum, anthropology professor Dr. Frances Hayashida, associate professor of geography Dr. Maria Lane […] Read More
University of New Mexico sociology professor Dr. Nancy López specializes in analyzing how race, class and gender coalesce in research, despite encouragement from broader academia to isolate those variables. “If we want to understand inequality in order to advance equity-based policy and practice, we need to understand that it’s complicated,” López said when addressing […] Read More
Follow Dr. Hannah Mattson as she talks about her annual Archaeology Summer Field School. During this field school, she and her students worked to unearth an ancient pueblo field house near Placitas, New Mexico. “We have a really great time out here,” Mattson said. “It’s a lot of work and it can be very very […] Read More
Dr. Diana Dragomir, a new research assistant professor of Physics and Astronomy at UNM, finds and studies the properties of small extrasolar planets called exoplanets. In this video, Dragomir shares the how and process to find exoplanets with new NASA telescope called TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite), as well as future goals in her career. […] Read More
In this video, Anthony Salvagno, who teaches a class in communicating science at UNM and is an educator at Explora, gives tips and tricks on how to make science and research communications and presentations more effective. Salvagno also provided some worksheets to help scientists communicate to the public: Courtesy of Explora Courtesy of Pacific Science […] Read More