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Shadow the Scientists

StS immerses participants in a 100% authentic scientific research experience and the content is not curated in any way. StS sessions have been thrilling for the participating students and educators because of the opportunity for them to connect with real life scientists and engineers. It is a pajama mode observation of real scientific endeavors!

A Zoom session with Python and Research participants.

Python & Research Tutorial

PyaR is a free online Python and R programming tutorial for a wide range of students( middle school through graduate school and beyond). It is offered as live online sessions a few times a year and mentored by Raja GuhaThakurta’s research team (PyaR) and Gepoliano Chaves (ReComBio).

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Science Internship Program

The Science Internship Program (SIP) offers high school students the opportunity to spend their summer working on authentic open-ended research projects in science, engineering, social sciences, humanities, and art under the mentorship of UCSC professors, post-docs and PhD students.

Last modified: Mar 02, 2024