KEYED IN

Welcome to Keyed In, the blog of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society. This will be the go-to place for Sigma Xi members and others to learn about what’s happening in the science and engineering industry. We will share thoughts and perspectives related to Sigma Xi’s mission, including ideas that deal with the health of the research enterprise, integrity in science and engineering, and public understanding of science, as they contribute to improving the human condition. We will give updates about the remarkable work conducted by Sigma Xi chapters, which are spread across the globe. We will report on trends in research and anticipate where the industry is going. And, we will offer advice to young scientists and engineers. Our ultimate goal is to provide useful information that will lead to a more connected and more effective research community.

  • Explore, Discover, and Move Forward

    by Heather Thorstensen | Dec 14, 2016
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    Paul R. Sanberg, winner of the Sigma Xi 2016 John P. McGovern Science and Society Award, shares his lecture from the 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. A main message of his lecture was that researchers have a meaningful role to play in society by sharing the benefits of their discoveries with other people.
  • The 2016 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference: Seven Big Themes

    by Heather Thorstensen | Nov 16, 2016
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    This is a guest post written by Sigma Xi President Tee Guidotti. Sigma Xi conferences are always wondrous affairs, bringing together speakers on outstanding science, extraordinarily talented students, their dedicated advisors, science policy wonks, and people who just plain care. The meeting that just ended featured the following key themes.

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