Amgen Foundation

Meet Róisín Uí Choinn from Ireland

Blog

School: Coláiste Oiriall, Muineachán 

Subject and Grade Taught: Science (Junior Cert), Biology and Physics (Leaving Cert)

Years Teaching: 14 years

Years in Amgen Teach community: 1

Participation in Amgen Teach programme: National Training for Inquiry Based Learning using Sensors & SEAI Energy Workshop and the 12th Science Projects Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab

Meet Murielle Treil from France

Blog

School: Thomas Mann middle school 

Subject and Grade Taught: Physics and Chemistry

Years Teaching: 23 years

Years in Amgen Teach community: 1

Participation in Amgen Teach programme:

National training at ‘Fondation la main à la pâte‘and the 12th Science Projects Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab 

Planting a Science Education Seed in Croatia

Blog

Every summer, 40 high school students from Croatia and other areas of Europe gather for 10 days to conduct hands-on research projects with mentors who are only a few years their senior. In the small town of Požega nestled in the mountains of eastern Croatia, these students learn about opportunities in science that lie ahead of them.

Meet Petr Distler from the Czech Republic

Blog

School: Gymnazium Altis

Subject and Grade Taught: Chemistry, 6-13 Grade

Years Teaching: 3 years

Years in Amgen Teach community: 1

Participation in Amgen Teach programme: National trainings, DLA7 and the 12th Science Projects Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab

Petr is a Chemistry teacher from Prague (Czech Republic) that has participated in all the different types of Amgen Teach activities since his enrolment in the programme last year.

2016 Amgen Scholars by the Numbers

Blog

A decade ago, the Amgen Foundation announced its commitment to educating the next generation of scientists through the new Amgen Scholars Program. Since then, the program has grown in numerous ways, expanding to 17 host institutions in the U.S., Europe and Japan and opening doors for more undergraduates across the globe.

According to new applicant and participant data on the 2016 program, of the 5,123 students who applied in 2016, only about 7% or 359 students were accepted.

Meet Delia Borsum from Germany

Blog

School: Hedwig-Bollhagen-Gymnasium Velten

Subject and Grade Taught: biology, chemistry, physical education, 8-12th grade

Years Teaching: 20

Years in Amgen Teach community: 1

Participation in Amgen Teach programme: national training

Meet İsmail Dönmez from Turkey

Blog

School: Cebeci Primary School
Subject and Grade Taught: Science Teacher and 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade
Years Teaching: 8
Years in Amgen Teach community: 1
Participation in Amgen Teach programme: Bilim İçin EleEle –TED University -September,2014 Ankara -Turkey

İsmail attended an Amgen Teach science teacher training workshop in September 2014, organised by a team from TED University.

He teaches science at the Cebeci Primary School in Ankara and has eight years of experience as an educator.

Fall 2016 US Travel Award Cycle Opens

Blog

U.S. Alumni Travel Awards

Fall Deadline: September 22, 2016

Introduction

The Amgen Scholars Program seeks to increase research proficiency and to promote professional networking opportunities for program alumni who are committed to scientific careers.

University of Cambridge and the Amgen Foundation Inspire Future Science Leaders at Unique Europe Symposium

Leading Scientists Share Insights With More Than 100 Science Students From 25 Countries
Press Release

CAMBRIDGE, UK, 5 September 2016 /3BL Media/ - Top scientific minds from across Europe will descend on the University of Cambridge September 5-6, as the Amgen Scholars Europe Symposium brings together leading scientists and 101 star pupils from 59 colleges and universities across 25 countries to exchange ideas and experiences gleaned from a unique summer research placement initiative.

Meet Christelle Rigal from France

Blog

School: Lycée Louis-le-Grand

Subject and Grade Taught: Earth and Life Sciences, years 10th to 12th

Years Teaching: 9

Years in Amgen Teach community: 6 months

Participation in Amgen Teach programme:

• Genome: dynamic and expression (national training)

• Inquiry Based Science project about Water Quality (DLA, recorded session only)

Pages

Subscribe to Amgen Foundation