Archived Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Projects

Tinkerfest, held at Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, allows children and the adults who care for them to experience over 50 fun and exciting activities, such as a car take-apart, blacksmithing, robotics, carpentry, and weaving. The inaugural Tinkerfest was held in October 2017, with more than 7,000 people participating; 11,000 individuals attended Tinkerfest 2018 - smashing attendance...
Although gains have been made, women are still underrepresented in America’s science and engineering workforce, holding just 28 percent of S&E jobs, according to a report released by the National Science Board in 2014.  Oklahoma EPSCoR is influencing the next generation’s participation in this sector through a strategic partnership that was forged with the Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma...
Oklahoma:  A Perfect Storm for Climate Variability Research Oklahoma’s unpredictable weather and large precipitation gradient work together to create a vulnerable and diverse landscape that is exceptionally well-suited for the climate-based research that NSF EPSCoR scientists are performing.  This research team, representing more than a dozen disciplines and four institutions from...
Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR is sponsoring a summer program that will allow Langston University undergraduates who are majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields to participate in hands-on research internships.  Two to four students will be selected annually for the program (2014-2018). Participants will experience on-the-job, research-based training as summer interns...
Program Summary The Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Geospatial Summer Fellowship and Symposium program provides students with opportunities to explore the use of geospatial information science in higher education learning. The program includes hands-on online training, customized lessons and participation in the Geospatial Summer Fellowship Symposium to be held at the University of Oklahoma. ...