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.

  • 2018 October Madness: Announcement of Champions

    by Heather Thorstensen | Sep 25, 2018
    Champion Bracket, Chemistry
    The people have spoken about who they predict will win the 2018 Nobel Prizes in chemistry, physics, and physiology or medicine!
  • 2018 October Madness: The Finals

    by Heather Thorstensen | Sep 18, 2018
    Raffle Prize
    We're down to the finals of Sigma Xi's Nobel Prize prediction contest, October Madness! Vote through September 23 to pick our champions and enter a raffle for a prize.
  • 2018 October Madness: Final 4

    by Heather Thorstensen | Sep 11, 2018
    Final 4_Bracket_Physics
    We're down to the Final 4 of Sigma Xi's Nobel Prize prediction contest, October Madness! Vote to make sure your top picks make it to the finals.
  • 2018 October Madness: Elite 8

    by Eman Ghanem | Sep 06, 2018
    Elite8_Bracket_Physiology or Medicine
    Voting is open for the 2018 Nobel Prize prediction contest, October Madness! Voting for this round is open through September 9.
  • A New Spin on Sigma Xi's Annual Meeting

    by Jamie Vernon | Sep 04, 2018
    Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference logo
    The 2018 Annual Meeting agenda has been expanded from primarily Society business to programming that is designed to be both personally enriching and professionally beneficial. Executive Director and CEO Jamie Vernon asks for the Society's feedback about the plans for this year’s event.

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