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May 24 - May 26
Sci-athon is a 48-hour competition that challenges interdisciplinary teams of STEM graduate students and post-docs to tackle key issues that affect society. It is hosted by the UNC Chemistry department and will be held from May 24-26th. This year’s theme is “From Waste to Wealth: Innovating Sustainability with Upcycling Science.” Groups work together to present their proposal to a panel of industry judges who then choose the best ideas to win prizes!
Here are some benefits of joining the Sci-athon competition:
– Gain hands-on experience in brainstorming and developing creative research projects in a team setting.
– Network with employers across the Triangle area and build meaningful connections that could lead to future opportunities.
– Learn about science in a different context and explore its potential to contribute towards solving global challenges.
– Win prizes!
More information and the sign-up form can be found at: https://sciathon.web.unc.edu/