Past Events

The EPSCoR Externship Program is a research exchange program that allows NM graduate students (with an existing assistantship) to spend a semester or summer doing research at a partnering New Mexico university or research facility. This exchange provides opportunities to:

Online application
May 24, 2017, 5:00 pm

Free activities for all ages celebrating the amazing world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Food Trucks! Mascots! Fun for the whole family!

Tiguex Park, Albuquerque
May 20, 2017, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Innovation Working Groups (I-IWG) provide a venue for researchers, educators, and nationally recognized experts to address grand challenges that require an interdisciplinary approach to transform science. I-IWG support (up to $7500) is aimed at working groups that emphasize the collaborative development and testing of important ideas and theories, cutting-edge analysis of recent or existing data and information, the use of sound science policy and management decisions, and investigation of social issues that pertain to energy development that minimizes impacts on water and the environment.

Email proposal to Anne Jakle,
May 1, 2017, 5:00 pm

This year's meeting will be at the CNM Workforce Development Training Center in Albuquerque on April 27th. This meeting is an important opportunity to demonstrate progress on our project goals, further collaborations, and discover new synergies. Your active involvement is critical to our success!

Registration is now closed.

If you have any questions or need information regarding the meeting please contact Anne Jakle at 505-814-7010 or

CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
April 27, 2017, 8:30 am

The NM EPSCoR Teacher Professional Development Institute is a comprehensive professional development course for teachers that provides all the necessary ingredients for building a scientific way of thinking in teachers and students, focusing on science content, pedagogy, and literacy. This workshop focuses on developing teachers' understanding of energy, not an energy curriculum for students. Teachers will:

Online application
April 14, 2017, 5:00 pm

Lakota Cosmology meets Particle Physics: Converging Worldviews, is an interdisciplinary collaboration that investigates native science, western science and the arts as parallel ‘ways of knowing’ and understanding our place in the universe. Only through open dialogue and interdisciplinary exchange can we begin to move toward a new worldview; One that combines the advances of the scientific method and technological innovations with native science as a life-sustaining ecology that is participatory and in balance with nature. Biocultura hosts a presentation by the team.

Taos, Española, and Santa Fe
April 12, 2017, 6:00 pm to April 13, 2017, 8:00 pm

Researchers are increasingly attuned to the need to share and reuse data, but often do not know where to start.

Online webinar
April 11, 2017, 10:00 am

The NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award is designed to recognize two NM EPSCoR participants who not only build relationships with students and support their academic, research, and career endeavors, but also work to create inclusive environments for our diverse students. NM EPSCoR is seeking nominations for one NM EPSCoR faculty or staff member and one NM EPSCoR graduate student who have the following characteristics:

Online application
March 17, 2017, 5:00 pm

R2R is the NSF-supported repository for environmental sensor data routinely acquired by U.S. oceanographic research vessels. The research fleet supports hundreds of expeditions around the world each year, ranging from oceans to coasts and estuaries to the Great Lakes. R2R works with an extensive network of partner repositories to link original field data from both sensors and samples, post-field products, global syntheses, and journal articles.

Online webinar
March 14, 2017, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Diversity Innovation Working Groups (D-IWG) provide a venue for researchers, educators, and nationally recognized experts to address challenges associated with engaging and retaining women, members of under-represented groups, and first-generation college students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in New Mexico. Successful D-IWGs will result in innovative proposals to NSF or other agencies, publication of synthesis papers in peer-reviewed journals, or other defined outputs that are likely to contribute to broadening participation in STEM.

Submit via email to
March 1, 2017, 5:00 pm