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Photo of Virginia Schutte collecting data in the field.
  • Invasive Neighbors Disturb Taiwan's Coasts
  • University of Georgia student Virginia Schutte describes how a summer in Taiwan gave her the opportunity to get to the bottom of an invasive species problem in mangrove forests there
  • Released July 28, 2011
Photo of Sook-Lei Liew and R.J. Andrews in the MR scanner room at Peking University First Hospital.
  • Neuroimaging Chinese Social Cognition
  • Sook-Lei Liew writes about the opportunity to conduct research examining the role of experience on neural networks during a summer in China, as part of NSF’s EAPSI program
  • Released February 15, 2011
Photo of Michelle Meighan feeding a kangaroo during her summer in Tasmania.
  • The Tasmanian Devil in the Wastewater
  • Arizona State University grad student Michelle Meighan on her experiences in Tasmania as a participant in NSF’s East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes program
  • Released February 3, 2011
Photo of Markita Landry standing with a Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscope.
Photo 7 people--Jakub Szefer and Cheng Chen-Mou, and Cheng's research group.
  • A Trip Abroad to Design More Efficient Computer Chips
  • Graduate student Jakub Szefer describes his experience abroad working with a National Taiwan University professor and designing and implementing a microprocessor simulator, thanks to NSF’s East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes program
  • Released December 10, 2010
Photo of David Ortega and Laping Wu with a pork seller in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China.
  • Economists Study How to Improve China's Food Safety
  • Graduate student David Ortega describes his research project working with professors and students in China to assess Chinese consumer preferences and willingness to pay for certain pork safety attributes
  • Released May 3, 2010
Photo of cultural anthropologist Margie Serrato learning how to properly drink tea in South Korea.
Photo of a pile of coal in Gansu province, China.
  • My Research: I Burn Stuff
  • U.S. graduate student Abigail Watrous on her research studying energy technologies and seeking practical and affordable alternatives to help developing communities reduce pollution
  • Released June 5, 2008
Mike Wininger at the Industrial Technology Research Institute in Hsinchu Xian, Taiwan
  • At the Crossroads of Stem Cells and Computer Science
  • A Rutgers University graduate student takes readers on a journey from Piscataway, New Jersey, to Hsinchu, Taiwan, and shares some experiences with East-West collaboration, stem cell sorting and computer science
  • Released March 20, 2008
Photo shows a parking lot in China filled with e-bikes.

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