Team:William and Mary/Outreach DB

School,School Level,Year,Outreach Category,Award,Wiki hyperlink,Outreach Project,Project Tag,Product,Product Description,Product Tag,Audience,Goal ,Objectives,Data Type,Data,Reach,Analysis,References Aachen,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Aachen,,,,,,,,,,,,, Aalto-Helsinki,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Aalto-Helsinki,,,,,,,,,,,,, Aix-Marseille,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Aix-Marseille,,,,,,,,,,,,, Arizona State,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Arizona_State,Literature Research and Consulting with Experts,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,"Discuss Ethics and Safety, Gain Information for iGEM Project","1. Throughout our literature search, keep track of potential crosstalk partners to the 10 systems being investigated 2. Compile list of 14 pathogenic bacteria that could be activated by the 10 Senders produced 3. Ask experts in industry about the dangers of AHLs",Qualitative,"Learned that not much was known about the handling and disposal of AHLs; in fact, much of industry believed that AHLs would just decompose if left in water",,, Arizona State,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Arizona_State,Applying Our Safe Disposal Protocol,Educational Material,,,,Scientific Community,Discuss Ethics and Safety,"1. Develop a safe disposal protocol for AHLs 2. Gather data from the bleach and autoclave experiments and compile it with the Borchardt findings 3. Develop suggestions for the proper disposal of each of the AHL Senders that were constructed and tested 4. Apply this knowledge to our own experiments, either disposing of AHLs in biohazardous waste that would be autoclaved or directly autoclaving the solutions ourselves",,,,, Arizona State,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Arizona_State,Safety Section on Parts Pages,Educational Material,,,,Scientific Community,Discuss Ethics and Safety,"1. Add safety suggestions to the parts pages of the 5 Senders added to the registry as part of our part collection 2. Include a description of potential crosstalk partners for the given system, proper disposal procedure for the AHLs produced by the Sender, as well as any other considerations",Qualitative,"Believed information would be useful for any future experiments conducted using our parts, and was a good way to increase awareness about the possible dangers posed by AHLs",,, Arizona State,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Arizona_State,White Paper,Educational Material,,,,Scientific Community,Discuss Ethics and Safety,1. Compile all findings on the safety of AHLs into a white paper 2. Provide background on the threats posed by AHLs and give suggestions on any experiments involving AHLs,Qualitative,"Displayed how we constantly kept in mind the potential safety issues with AHLs, starting from our literature review all the way to our F2620 inductions test",,, Austin UTexas,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Austin%20UTexas,,,,,,,,,,,,, BGU ISRAEL,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BGU_ISRAEL,Plastic Waste Expert,Consult Experts,,,,,,,,,,, Bielefeld-CeBiTec,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Bielefeld-CeBiTec,,,,,,,,,,,,, BIT-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BIT-China,Winter Camp,Teaching Activity,,,,University Students,"Recruit iGEM members, educate on synthetic biology, promote awareness of synthetic biology","1. Advertise an event in the winter to university students 2. At the event, invite a professor to discuss what synthetic biology is 3. Inspire students to pursue synthetic biology 4. Continue with speaker series based on students feedback.",Qualitative,,,"Recieved positive feedback from students who now had a deeper understanding of synthetic biology, and helped imporve their skills in photoshop and Matlab.", BIT-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BIT-China,Conferences,Project Presentation,,,,iGEM Teams,Present iGEM project,1. Attend the 2016 Asia-Pacific Conference help by team NCKu-Tainan. 2. Present iGEM project to about 20 teams.,Qualitative,,,Gained some exciting new ideas and improved oral presentation., BIT-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BIT-China,HP Union,"Project Presentation, ",,,,iGEM Teams,"Present iGEM project, networking",1. Establish a Wechat official account ot help iGEM teams communicate better online. 2. Have other teams join in and participate such as Jilin0CHina and TJU.,,,,, BIT-China,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BIT-China,Communication,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain information for iGEM project,"1. Consult with COFCO Nutrition and Health Reserach Institute about the iGEM project 2. Receive helpful feedback about how to view the project differently, and think more about the application and practical problems.",Qualitative,,,Helped the team become more aware of ethical issues as well as remind them of the emergencies of ulimited use of antibiotics., BIT-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BIT-China,Questionaires,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinion,"1. Design an internet survey for the general public to analyze their opinions of ysnthetic biology and their iGEM project, as well as problems with antibiotics.",Quantitative,"Learned that over 96% of people find iGEM is of help to every iGEMer, over 92% of people are aware of the ""plasmid-losing problem"", and over 93% of people showed interest in their iGEM project.",,, BNU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BNU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, BNU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BNU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, BNU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BNU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, BNU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BNU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, BNU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BNU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, BNU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BNU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, BNU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BNU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, BostonU,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BostonU,,,,,,,,,,,,, BostonU HW,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BostonU%20HW,,,,,,,,,,,,, British Columbia,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:British%20Columbia,,,,,,,,,,,,, Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Loudoun Water and the Broad Run Water Reclamation Facility Visit,"Consult Experts, Project Presentation",,,,Vendors/Businesses,"Gain Information for iGEM project, Present iGEM project, Networking","1. Contect local domostic wasterwater treatment facility, Loudoun Water and discuss project-related topics. 2. Present iGEM research to technical and managerial staff 3. Get feedback from staff 4. Tour the plant to gain further insights",Qualitative,Raised awareness about the practical considerations in implementing an industrial solution,,The staff at Loudoun Technical were intrigued by the team's synthetic biology approach. Touring the plant helped the team be more aware of practical considerations in implementing an industrial solution and the greater community that relies on its proper functioning., Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Armstrong World Industries Global Headquarters Visit,"Consult Experts, Project Presentation, Fundraiser",,,,Vendors/Businesses,"Gain Information for iGEM project, Present iGEM project, Networking","1. Visit Armstrong World Industries Global Headquaters 2. Present iGEM project to engineers, vice presidents, and senior managers ",Qualitative,Made a strong impression and a solid case for continued funding for our synthetic biology project ,,They were impressed by the team's approach and the caliber and quality of their research. The team received important feedback for their project., Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Armstrong Marietta Ceiling Tile Manufacturing Plant Visit,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM project,1. Visit Armstrong Mareitta Ceiling Tile Manufacturing Plant and learn about the sophistication of wastewater treatment,Qualitative,Learned not merely of the scale of operations but the inter-connectivity of the different plant stages in a continuously running process ,,Pondered about the manufacturing process and integrate layers of real life problems into modeling. , Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Loudoun STEM Day,"Community Event, Fairbooth, Teaching Activity, Project Presentation",http://scaleofuniverse.com/,Interactive computer program used by the iGEM team at the community event as a learning tool to help participants learn about the scale of cells and DNA ,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology","1. Visit Loudoun STEM Day, an all day event for families that is organized by the Northern Virginia Community College to showcase opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math 2. Run a hands-on learning booth 3. Use activities from the 2015 William & Mary iGEM Synthetic Biology Activities Booklet 4. Make printed graphics for parents and students that helps them better understand DNA and traits and to gain a sense of how that leads to engineering biological parts 5. Teach people about the vast range in size of things in the world, from a cell to the DNA inside the cell to the molecules that make the DNA, using ""Scale of the Universe,"" an interactive online program 6. Use iGEM poster and woki to talk about the research and engage parents in a discussion about synthetic biology",Qualitative,"Numerous parents, school counselors, and professionals with science and technology backgrounds told the team how much their kids enjoyed learning from the activites, how much they appreciated the team working one-on-one with their kids, and how they valued the efforts the team took to explain the science clearly and knowledgeably. The team received high commendation from the event's main organizer for handling a continuously large crowd throughout the day and for the team's positive contribution.",Over 400 ,"The event far exceeded the team's expectations; there was a perpetual line of kids at the their tables and there was an unexpected high volume of attendees. The team ran out of materials multiple time due to the popularity of their booth. The event's organizer eagerly invited the team to exhibit at the next Loudoun STEM Day. An elementary teacher who visited their booth invited the team to run the same activities at her school's upcoming STEM Night, STEM-mania.",Activities Booklet Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,STEM-mania at Tolbert Elementary School,Teaching Activity,,,,Primary School Students,Edudcate on Synthetic Biology,1. Teach about molecular biology and inheritance based on William and Mary’s iGEM team’s synthetic biology curriculum,Qualitative,"Activities were enjoyed by kids and parents alike. According to feedback from the teacher, ""The team worked very well with the students and provided a meaningful learning experience!""",Over 100 ,"Although the activities were targeted at younger students, many parents and teachers were intrigues by them and asked meaningful questions about the field of synthetic biology.",Activities Booklet Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,American Society for Microbiology,"Consult Experts, Project Presentation",,,,"Scientific Community, Professors","Discuss Ethics and Safety, Present iGEM Project, Networking",1. Meet with researchers and spoke to a technical audience from the DC Metro area 2 Present iGEM research and networked with leaders in the molecular biology industry,,,,"The team engaged in stimulating conversations, from the significance of iGEM to high school students, to the shared vision with iGEM about the importance of engaging the public on the safety and ethics of synthetic biology.", Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Panel Discussion at DC Fab Lab,"Project Presentation, Conference/Panel Discussion",,,,"Scientific Community, Specialized Audience","Networking, Present iGEM Project ",1. Speak as members of a panel of synthetic biology experts and leaders in the budding DIY biology community 2. Discuss research 3. Voice opinions on broader issues concerning synthetic biology 4. Emphasize the importance of teamwork and leadership in research,,,,, Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,RMI Gala (Maryland Regional Manufacturing Institute),"Project Presentation, Conference/Panel Discussion",,,,"Secondary School Students, Scientific Community","Networking, Present iGEM Project ","1. Showcase iGEM research project at the Regional Manufacturing Institute 2. Learn from other students' research 3. Talk to leaders in manufacturing, engineers, and scientists to discuss the role of synthetic biology in the future of manufacturing",Qualitative,Received positive feedback regarding the manufacturing aspect of their research; many on the business side of manufacturing affirmed the benefits of innovating biological solutions as alternatives to currents solutions. Many commended the team for pursuing a project designed to be implemented in manufacturing.,,, Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Capitol Hill Maker Faire,"Project Presentation, Conference/Panel Discussion",,,,Specialized Audience,"Networking, Present iGEM Project ",1. Meet with other maker spaces and community biology labs,,,,, Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Ashburn Public Library,Teaching Activity,,,,Primary School Student,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology",1. Run activities from William and Mary iGEM teacher curriculum,Qualitative,Worked with about 60 students at the event.,60 students,, Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Public Forums,Panel Discussion ,,,,"Teachers, Secondary School Students","Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology, Science Education",1. Case study of life-realted synthetic bio-technology,Qualitative,Created a discussion abouot pros and cons of genetically modified mosquitos to treat infectious diseases among peer students,60 students,, Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Farmwell Station Middle School,"Teaching Activity, Educational Material",,,,Secondary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology",1. Incorporate Synthetic Biology to Farmwell Middle School Science Curriculum Through Building With Biology; 2. Mentoring middle school students by Broad Run iGEM Team,Qualitative,fostered STEM learning in middle school students and help with independent scientific projects,27 students,, Broad Run-Baltimore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:BroadRun-Baltimore,Surveys taken at Loudoun STEM Day,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,1. Used the 2013 LMU-TUM Munich iGEM team’s survey as a model and created our own survey questions,Quantitative,Confirmed our suspicions that people are unfamiliar with the term related with synthetic biology,120 responses,A majority found the survey to be informative., Cambridge-JIC,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cambridge-JIC,,,,,,,,,,,,, Chalmers Gothenburg,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Chalmers%20Gothenburg,,,,,,,,,,,,, ColumbiaU NYC,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:ColumbiaU%20NYC,,,,,,,,,,,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,ProDAIRY,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Speak with Caroline Potter and Rob Lynch from ProDAIRY, a dairy educational organization in New York ",Qualitative,Discovered that cows infected with mastitis have to be taken out of the milking process and are treated with antibiotics in quarantine; treatment process and loss of milk is costly; Caroline and Rob emphasized the pervasiveness of bovine mastitis in the dairy industry,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Snofarm,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Visit Snofarm, a small dairy farm with 90 cows about an hour away from campus 2. Owner of the farm shows the milking process",Qualitative,"Learned that the most intensive part of bovine mastitis was disease prevention; ensuring the cows and their environment are clean is time consuming, but crucial to prevent mastitis",,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Vet Dairy Teaching Barn,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Visit Cornell's Vet Dairy Teaching Barn, located close to campus, the Vet Dairy Teaching barn supplies milk and is often used for educational purposes and outreach events 2. Meet with Charles, who shows the team the milking process 3. Learn about the methods that he uses to prevent and treat bovine mastitis, as well as the instruments used to inject antibiotics into a cow",Qualitative,"Saw that during milking, the first bit of milk from the teat is squirted onto the floor as a visual test for bovine mastitis",,Decided that mastitis prevention efforts were more important during the milking period than during the dry period; decided to create a more sophisticated method for bovine mastitis detection, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Zoetis,Consult Experts,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Imperial_College/Integrated_Practices,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Reach out to Dr. Neubauer, also president of the National Mastitis Council, from Zoetis, one of world’s largest pharmaceutical companies that develops medicine and vaccination for animals 2. Ask about a possible collaboration between us 3. Arrange a call-in meeting for Dr. Neubauer to learn more about our project and assist the product development team with their milking device design",Qualitative,"Greately helped with learnign how to present their project in a more visual manner, and used outside expertise to create a guidebook to help future teams learn from these experts as well.",,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Quality Milk Production Services,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Meet with Dr. Daryl Nydam, the reigning milk quality expert in New York State who works at the Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS), world-renowned for its diagnostic services, mastitis prevention programs, and educational assistance 2.",Qualitative,Dr. Nydam gave information about different types of bovine mastitis-causing pathogens and the bacteriocins that target them,,Wet lab team decided to target a few species from gram-negative and gram-positive groups when choosing the bacteriocins we would use, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Milkrite,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Reach out to Tom Votny from Milkrite, a division of Avon Rubber and Plastics, the world’s largest provider of dairy rubber wear 2. Learn about the current state of the milking machine market, what technologies have already been developed for shells and liners, how products are typically tested, and how large companies conduct their market research",Qualitative,Tom emphasized that farmer feedback is essential to making sure that our project as a whole succeeds in the marketplace,,We began contacting as many farms as we could to gather feedback, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Muranda Cheese Company,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Go to the Muranda Cheese Company, a 90-cow farm located in Waterloo, NY 2. Talk to Blane Murray to get feedback on our idea as a whole 3. Show him proposed sketches for the milking shell with various modules",Qualitative,"Murray indicated that the most useful modules would be the temperature sensor, UV light, iodine spray, and cold shock; learned that our app would be more useful for bigger and more technologically advanced farms; importance of cost effectiveness was also pointed out",,"Farmers want to know that our device works, and whether they are going to get a return on their investment", Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Windstott Farm,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Speak to Bill Kilcer, the owner of Windstott Farm, which has robotic milking machines unlike other farms 2. Watch the process of robotic millking",Qualitative,"Learned that robot farms require very little human interaction - cows step into the machine as they need to, and sensors detect the teats before latching on",,Feedback made us realize that our idea would be most helpful for bigger traditional dairy farms, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Scipio Springs Dairy,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Meet with Bill Morgan, herd manager who looks over the operations of Scipio Springs Dairy, a large farm with 800 cows 2. Explain our modular idea for the shell because of Bill's interest in implementing bacteriocins on his farm instead of traditional antibiotics",Qualitative,Bill believed that the UV light would be a great alternative to the traditional use of heat because heat changes the functionality of the proteins in the milk as well as the milk’s flavor; he liked the temperature sensor idea because Gram-negative infections typically cause an increase in temperature,,"Bill Morgan was supportive of our idea, and was interested in testing our prototype and app once we finalized them", Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Dairy One Co-Op Inc,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Speak with John Tauzel and James Zimmermann from Dairy One, a dairy data management company that assists farmers in making farming decisions 2. Ask for feedback on our app",Qualitative,Dairy One supported the Somatic Cell Counter idea because it was convenient and innovative; it was suggested that the cow data showed the effectiveness of the farmer’s practices so that the farmer could review productivity and make long-term decisions,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,The Great NY State Fair,"Fair Booth, Project Presentation",,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote awareness of Synthetic Biology, Learn Public Opionions, Present iGEM Project","1. Carry out Build with Biology activity called the “Kit of Parts,”; 2. engage people to participate in our photo campaign known as “Humans and SynBio”.",,,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,4-H Career Explorations Conference ,Teaching Activity,,,,Middle School Student ,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Science Education, Open Lab",1. Brainstorm with 8th graders about science-related future career paths,Qualitative,Received reflections from the students about the workshop,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,The Yours Program,Teaching Activity,,,,Middle School Student ,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Science Education","1.Designed and carried out weekly lesson to teach children biology, engineering and knowledge about our project dealing with mastitis",,,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Sciencenter,Community Event,,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Learn Public Opinions",1. Held activities from the Building with Biology Kit at a local museum; 2. Learn parents and children's opion on synthetic biology,,,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,SILS Presentation,Project Presentation,,,,"Universisty Student, scientific community",Present iGEM Project,1. Share the project with Cornell community and visiting summer students,Qualitative,Get valuable feedback from professors during the question and answer session,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,BioEXPO,"Project Presentation, Recruit iGEM Members",,,,Universisty Student,"Present iGEM Project, Educate on Synthetic Biology",1. Show posters of this year and last year's project to professors and sdudents alike,,,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,RAWExpo,Project Presentation,,,,Universisty Student,"Present iGEM Project, Educate on Synthetic Biology",1. Frame our project as products intended for use by consumers; 2. Exchange idea with other groups of creators,Qualitative,Received suggestion about project and ways of presentation.,,We were pusuaded to consider the users of our project and the aesthetics of the final deliverables of our work, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,ENGRG 1050,Project Presentation,,,,"Universisty Student, Specialized Audience","Present iGEM Program, Recruit iGEM Members","1, Unswer underclassmen's question about synbio and project",,,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Lab Tours,"Project Presentation, Penel Discussion",,,,Universisty Student,Present iGEM Program,1. Show freshman around lab; 2. Talk about project and science involvement ,,,,, Cornell NY,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Cornell%20NY,Splash! At Cornell,"Teaching Activity, Project Presentation, Promote awareness of synthetic biology",,,,Universisty Student,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Teach a course clearing the mystery about synbio and go through cool applications of synbio. 2. Present the iGEM project; 3. Load-gel Activity; 4. Discuss ethics in synbio,,,,, Danci-K8,High School,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Danci-K8,,,,,,,,,,,,, DTU-Denmark,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:DTU-Denmark,,,,,,,,,,,,, Duesseldorf,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Duesseldorf,,,,,,,,,,,,, Dundee,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Dundee,,,,,,,,,,,,, Dundee Schools,High School,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Dundee%20Schools,,,,,,,,,,,,, EPFL,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:EPFL,,,,,,,,,,,,, ETH Zurich,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:ETH%20Zurich,,,,,,,,,,,,, Exeter,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Exeter,,,,,,,,,,,,, FAFU-CHINA,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:FAFU-CHINA,,,,,,,,,,,,, Freiburg,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Freiburg,,,,,,,,,,,,, Genspace,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Genspace,,,,,,,,,,,,, Glasgow,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Glasgow,,,,,,,,,,,,, Groningen,Overgraduate,2016,,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Groningen,,,,,,,,,,,,, Harvard BioDesign,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Harvard%20BioDesign,,,,,,,,,,,,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,Government Sector,"Present iGEM Project, Conference/Panel Discussion",,,,"Students, Legislators",Public Engagement,"1. Department of Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy annually conducts educational sessions for the young generation to perceive the correct concept of Chinese Medicine and familiarize this important Chinese culture 2. Through interactive and iterative dialogues, learn how government legislated the laws for Chinese Medicine and the process of regulation and the difficulties the government face when it comes to educating people the correct knowledge about Chinese Medicine and finding the appropriate law standards 3. Government officers ask a few technical questions to clarify how our product may work and the background on creating a rapid scanning device",Qualitative,Government sector was excited to hear that we decided to invent a rapid scanning based on biotechnology; they assured that they will eagerly promote our project once the product overcame the difficulties and was proven to function well,,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Legislator,"Present iGEM Project, Consult Experts",,,,Legislators,"Gain Information for iGEM Project, Activism for iGEM Project","1. Visit Deputy Minister Ms. Chiu-Chin Tien, former senior legislator in Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee of the Congress 2. Learn the health and environment challenges our society now face 3. Promote project idea and ask for feedback",Qualitative,Learned that the most vital difficulty the government faces is that there is not enough budget and technicians to detect all the imported goods. Our product has the potential to save a fortune and ease the pressure of governors.,,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,Legislator,"Present iGEM Project, Consult Experts",,,,Legislators,"Gain Information for iGEM Project, Activism for iGEM Project",1. Meet with Legislator Man-Li Chen from Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee 2. Learn about how to enact a law on Chinese medicine,Qualitative,"For feedback, the governor suggested us that we promote our product to youngsters ",,"Generally speaking, the government sees synthetic biology as a vital technology to change the future", HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,NGO,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Discuss with Homemakers United Foundation (HUF) committed to environmental protection 2. Learn about problems regarding regulation of Chinese medicine,Qualitative,"Learned that most people want to have the highest quality of Chinese medicine, yet they refuse to pay more money for the merchandiser to import goods. ",,"Believe that our product is not to solve all the problems of Chinese medicine contamination, but rather to raise awareness for it", HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,Industry,"Conference/Panel Discussion, Consult Experts",,,,Vendors/Businesses,"Gain Information for iGEM Project, Present iGEM Project","1. Food safety dialogue with I-Mei Foods Company, LTD 2. Present project to Non-Profit Organization Brion Research Institute of Taiwan, Sun Ten Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd",Qualitative,"Learned the manufacturing process of the Chinese patent medicines, gained crucial input for iGEM Project, ",,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,Science Study Monthly,Educational Material,,,,"Scientific Community, Teachers, Students, General Public","Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology","1. Choose a magazine with goal of helping science education to take root: Science Study Monthly has now become an exchange platform for primary and high school teachers, and acts as educational resources for primary and high science curricula 2. Submit article on iGEM project to be issued",Qualitative,"Contents were easy to understand and rich in pictures and words, providing scientific knowledge to satisfy the public",,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,NEWTON: Graphic Science Magazine,Educational Material,,,,"Scientific Community, General Public","Present iGEM Project, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology","1. Publish iGEM project to Newton Graphic Science Magazine, the most-circulated science magazine in Taiwan since 1983",Qualitative,Were able to reach out to those we haven't met in person,,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,Meetup with students of Kyuyo Senior High School,"Teaching Activity, Project Presentation",,,,High School Students,"Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology, Present iGEM Project, Gain Information on iGEM Project","1. Reach out to students of the same age and promote project to them, in this case, to students at Kyuyo Senior High School, a public senior high school of Japan whose mission is to educate students in a wide range of advanced scientific subjects 2. Exchange ideas regarding their science projects 3. Use think-pair-share strategies to discuss the ideas of DNA and biotechnology and how these things influence daily life both positively and negatively",Qualitative,"Fostered creativity and learned that our generation not only needs to learn advanced scientific knowledge, but also requires a global mindset to promote human health and environmental sustainability",,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,Taipei High School Science Fair,Community Event,,,,High School Students,"Present iGEM Project, Gain Information for iGEM Project, Educate on Synthetic Biology","1. Attend Taipei high school science fair, held annually to facilitate high school students of the Science Program and Honor Math Program in the exchange of science projects and innovations 2. Through an oral presentation and poster session, gain different ideas for our project from students of different schools",Qualitative,Found the insight of other students to be a valuable opportunity to learn or conceive questions we hadn't thought of; learned how to teach people without standard knowledge of synthetic biology and conveyed the basic concept of biology rapid scanning,,, HSiTAIWAN,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HSiTAIWAN,iGEMer Community,Conference/Panel Discussion,,,,iGEM Teams,"Present iGEM Project, Gain Information for iGEM Project","1. Attend the iGEMer Community 5-day event (Asia-Pacific Meetup) 2. Between presentations, promote our project to other students or cluster around posters asking questions 3. Through various breakout sessions, discuss synthetic biology issues in a round-table format 4. Gain advice from Professor Chuan-Hsiung Chang, an expert in biology marketing",Qualitative,"Learned about a lot of new techniques such as Crispr Cas9, prions, and diverse RNAs",,, HUST-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:HUST-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, Imperial College,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Imperial%20College,Socio-Technical Integration Research project (S.T.I.R.),Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Imperial_College/Integrated_Practices,,,iGEM Teams,Discuss ethics and safety,"1. Create a protocol for reflective quesitons, including environmental and ethical impacts, to encourage ",Qualitative,,,, Imperial College,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Imperial%20College,Visual Strategies Experiemantal Guide,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Imperial_College/Integrated_Practices,,,iGEM Teams,Discuss ethics and safety,"1. Consult with a large number of studnets and teachers at the Royal College of Art of presenting their project. 2. Decide on using visual media as a key to quick understanding from their feedback. 3. Presnet visied visual grpahics and project and gain feedback and advice on where to take the project, such as modular phenotype engineering. 4. Develop a visualisation guidebook from teh infomration gained from the artists and designers",,,,, Imperial College,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Imperial_College,Created a mobile game,Educational Material,https://github.com/IC-iGEM-2016?tab=repositories,,,"Secondary School Students, General Public",Data Visualization,1. Create a mobile game as a teaching tool to explain co-cultures 2. Have players recognize co-cultures and understand how they can be beneficial 3. Explain where co-cultures occur in nature 4. Inspire participants to produce their own ideas for novel applications of co-cultures.,Quantitative,80% of people who played were able to recognize and explain co-cultures,About 115,Increase the amount of guidance the game provides its players. Include a short tutorial video at the beginning of the game. Expand the number of microbes and products available in the game. Used a survey to measure resutls. , INSA-Lyon,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:INSA-Lyon,Ethical Matrix,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/8/80/T--INSA-Lyon--matrice.pdf,,,"Scientifc Community, iGEM Teams",Discuss Ethics and Safety,1. Use knowledge acquired during meetings and surveys to build an ethical matrix ,Qualitative,The ethical matrix was a useful framework to assist in our deliberation about technical choices but also social choices,,, INSA-Lyon,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:INSA-Lyon,Consult Actor,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Learn Public Opinions,"1. Consult with experts in the field, including a famous actor advocating for STI research 2. Engage with them and inform them about your project and how it can be helpful to them",Qualitative,Recieved positive feedback from those in the field and helped the public feel encouraged to see the support of the scientific community,,, INSA-Lyon,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:INSA-Lyon,INSA-Lyon Survey,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,"1. Create a survey asking the public about how they feel about synthetic biology, and how they owuld feel using it in the medical field and more specifically using their product 2. Distribute the survey to a wide range of the general public and analyze the results",Quantitative,Recieved positive feedback and helped the team understand where the further engage and educate the public,,, INSA-Lyon,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:INSA-Lyon,Education Workshops,Teaching Activity,,,,University Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Design three workshops that woudl gradually educate entry level undviersity students on synthetic biology 2. Teach these workshops to lage numberso f students to increase awareness and gain further support for future iGEM teams.,Qualitative,Recieved positive feedback and helped educate their fellow peers,,, Ionis Paris,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Ionis%20Paris,,,,,,,,,,,,, Jilin China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Jilin%20China,,,,,,,,,,,,, Korea U Seoul,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Korea%20U%20Seoul,,,,,,,,,,,,, Kyoto,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Kyoto,,,,,,,,,,,,, Lethbridge,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Lethbridge,,,,,,,,,,,,, LMU-TUM Munich,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:LMU-TUM%20Munich,,,,,,,,,,,,, Macquarie Australia,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Macquarie%20Australia,,,,,,,,,,,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Manchester Survey,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,1. Design a survery about synthetic biology and public opinion 2. Send to over 150 participants between the ages of 18-25 in the UK and Europe,Quantitative,Recieved feedback on usefullness of their project,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,British Science Week,Community Event,,,,General Public,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Set up a booth as part of British Science Week. 2. Education school pupils about synthetic biology and chemistry,Qualitative,Recieved positieve feedback,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Microbiology Society Conference,Community Event,,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Educate on iGEM","1. Set up a booth and prepare a talk for the microbiology society event 2. Give a poster presentation on preliminary findings and ysnthetic biology, and recieve feedback.",Qualitative,Recieved helpful feedback on the project as well as helpful criticism of their current techniques.,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,ESOF Poster Presentation,Community Event,,,,General Public,Promote awareness of synthetic biology,1. Prepare aposter and talk about the current project. 2. Present project and poster as the EuroScience Open Science forum held in Manchester.,Qualitative,Had practice presenting project and recieved helpful feedback.,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Manchester Evening News,Educational Material,,,,General Public,Promote awareness of synthetic biology,1. Team up with a newspaper (in this case Manchester Evening News) to publish and article detailing the project and synthetic biology,Qualitative,Gain notoriety on campus fo the project and promote awareness for synthetic biology.,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Crowdfunding,Educational Material,,,,General Public,Promote awareness of synthetic biology,1. Participate in a crowdfunding event by preparing avideo detaling their project and synthetic biology.,Qualitative,"Spread awareness for their project and synthetic biology, and gain experience in crowd-funding",,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Heart FM,Educational Material,,,,General Public,Promote awareness of synthetic biology,1. Get in contact witha radio station (Heart FM) 2. Conduct an interview in which iGEM team members dicuss what synthetic biology is and what their project is about,Qualitative,Spread awareness about synthetic biology and recieve positive feedback.,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,UK Meet up,Project Presentation,,,,iGEM Teams,Present iGEM project,1. Participate in UK meet up 2. Practice presenting projec tand recieve helpful feedback from peers,Qualitative,Gain helpful feedback from peers about iGEM project.,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Alcohol Academy,Consult Experts,,,,"Specialized Audience, General Public",Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Have a Skype conversation with James Morris, the director of Alcohol Academy, a charity based in London, United Kingdom, which aims to promote effective alcohol harm reduction by working with and supporting local alcohol roles and commissioners 2. Ask him about his opinions on the potential impacts the AlcoPatch might have on our society",Qualitative,Suggested that an alcohol awareness patch like ours might be useful to health professionals who are trying to make people more conscious of how much alcohol they consume; learned about the “multidimensional aspects” to alcohol consumption and how an awareness tool would have limited impact in reducing alcoholism,,"Rather than talking about how our patch can reduce alcohol consumption, it would be more appropriate to discuss how our patch could help make people more aware of how much they are drinking; also need to take into account many other factors that affect the actual level of intoxication of an individual, e.g. size, weight, etc.", Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Addiction Dependency Solutions (ADS),Consult Experts,,,,"Specialized Audience, General Public",Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Converse with members of Addiction Dependency Solutions (ADS), an addiction charity based in Manchester, United Kingdom (UK), which provides a range of drug and alcohol recovery services across the North and Midlands of UK 2. Gain feedback on how AlcoPatch would be beneficial for the public",Qualitative,"It was suggested that members of the public who have intentional addiction would choose not to use it and that the AlcoPatch would be more successful in raising awareness of alcohol consumption rather than a prevention tool, similar to the earlier suggestion by Alcohol Academy",,"AlcoPatch would likely be effective in early intervention, where efforts are made to prevent addiction before it takes hold; another good suggestion would be to introduce the AlcoPatch in health kits and making them available in bars and clubs", Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Alcohol Anonymous,Consult Experts,,,,"Specialized Audience, General Public",Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Explain project to members of Alcoholics Anonymous, founded as a fellowship of individuals who share their experience in the engagement of unhealthy drinking habits",Qualitative,"Members believed that our patch has the potential for individuals who are thinking of cutting down on alcohol consumption and those who are on alcohol-related probation, however, most people would not want to use it out of embarrassment; mentioned how alcohol consumption always lingers in the mind: it is a psychological condition where one actively tries to reduce their awareness",,Students might benefit from such a patch as it would help them keep track of their alcohol consumption; it would make them aware of how much they are consuming before an addiction has the opportunity to take hold, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,FREDsense,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Converse with Mr. David Lloyd, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of FREDsense Technologies 2. Provided valuable insights into the drinking habits and culture in Canada, which prompts discussion on the prospects of our AlcoPatch being marketed in Canada",Qualitative,"Highlighted that drink driving in Canada is a major issue and that methods of measuring blood alcohol levels can often have huge influences on legal cases; ""Any tool which can accurately read out someone’s blood ethanol concentration would be useful; however, these tests would need to be very quick as it would be impractical to have to wait for 10-30 minutes for an accurate reading""",,This advice led us to explore two different mechanisms with different response time and accuracy, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,IBCarb,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Meet with Dr. Doherty, the Network Manager of IBCarb 2. Pitch project idea in order to get funding from IB Carb",Qualitative,"She was very impressed with our project proposal and agreed to fund our project, enabling us to attend the Giant Jamboree; also received a lot of useful feedback from her, which was later used to improve certain aspects of our project",,Suggested that bouncers and bartenders would have a great use for the AlcoPatch to measure the level of intoxication of consumers as this would deter bartenders from selling alcohol to individuals who are very intoxicated, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,NPRONET,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Have a discussion with the networking manager of NPRONET (funded network in biotechnology and bioenergy), Sarah Shepherd 2. Receive advice on getting lab work done sooner due to the proof of concept element to our project",Qualitative,Highlighted the issue of the AlcoPatch becoming a game amongst young adults,,, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Manchester Enterprise Centre,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Meet with Lynn Sheppard, the director of Manchester Enterprise Centre and Martin Henry, an Enterprise Academic Lecturer about our project 2. Posed the question of 'how our AlcoPatch (if the prototype is made) is going to be cheaper than current breathalysers'",Qualitative,Lynn and Martin suggested investigating whether our AlcoPatch was a novel idea or just a recalibration of existing designs; They also mentioned that we should be cautious about making too much of our product’s science available to the public as it could have patenting issues,,"Realized that cost could be an important issue, and later modelled different designs and their relative costs; After the meeting, we came up with some interesting ideas, including using the similar mechanism behind AlcoPatch to detect other chemicals, such as glucose, because the profit margins and the acceptable costs could be considerably higher; This led us to conduct a pilot experiment on glucose detection", Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,BioProNET,Consult Experts,,,,"Vendors/Businesses, Scientific Community",Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Meet with Prof. Alan Dickinson (Co-director of BioProNET) and Dr. Jo Flannelly (network manager of BioProNET) 2. Acquire an array of feedback, importantly about the fact that one of the substances being used in the Cell-free Mechanism, ABTS, is a carcinogenic substance 3. Discuss the financial aspect of the patch - 'Will it be more cost effective than the breathalyser?' ",Qualitative,"Learned that Cell-free Mechanism could have marketing issues, and as such, in making the actual prototype, looking for suitable alternatives for ABTS that do not pose a risk to the consumers would be crucial",,It was suggested that we see an Intellectual Property (IP) attorney in order to protect and patent our project; we decided to contact an IP lawyer and a patent attorney to obtain more information about the legal process that could be involved with the production of our AlcoPatch, Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,SCRAM Systems,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Speak with Mr Wojcik, the Chief Technology Officer of SCRAM Systems, an ethanol biosensor company 2. Talk about how our product might be more suited for the health services market as our device was more towards self-help 3. Discuss the commercial issues with ethanol detection patches - mainly their durability 4. Discuss other products currently or were previously in the market, such as smart phone apps to test breath alcohol levels and skin patches for drug testing in the 1980's",Qualitative,"Learned that some companies claim their patches last for a week or more, but in reality it is much less than; to market something like our product, we would need proof of concept",,"Realized the inherent problem of typical detection products with the time lag between the measurement and result due to the patches needing to be removed and sent off to a lab to be analysed; however, AlcoPatch would give a real time detection and indication which is very practical", Manchester,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Manchester,Brightside Brewery,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Meet up with Ms. Carley Freidrich from Brightside Brewery, a family run local brewery 2. Receive suggestions on possible interest from the health sector for people with undiagnosed health issues such as alcohol abuse",Qualitative,"Learned that the National Health Service (NHS, UK) might be able to use these patches as part of an educational scheme to promote drinking responsibly; the police might be interested in more active alcohol awareness schemes, and AlcoPatch might be a way to engage the public in that; Breweries might not find the patch useful, for obvious reasons, but bars, on the other hand, have the potential to be a market for AlcoPatch",,, METU HS Ankara,High School,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:METU%20HS%20Ankara,,,,,,,,,,,,, Michigan Software,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Michigan%20Software,,,,,,,,,,,,, Mingdao,High School,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Mingdao,,,,,,,,,,,,, MIT,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:MIT,,,,,,,,,,,,, Nanjing-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Nanjing-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, NAU-CHINA,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NAU-CHINA,,,,,,,,,,,,, NCKU Tainan,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NCKU%20Tainan,,,,,,,,,,,,, NCTU Formosa,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NCTU%20Formosa,,,,,,,,,,,,, NEU-China,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NEU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, NJU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NJU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, NKU China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NKU%20China,,,,,,,,,,,,, NTU-Singapore,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NTU-Singapore,,,,,,,,,,,,, NUDT CHINA,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NUDT%20CHINA,,,,,,,,,,,,, NUS Singapore,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NUS%20Singapore,,,,,,,,,,,,, NYMU-Taipei,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:NYMU-Taipei,,,,,,,,,,,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,Tour Wastewater Treatment Facilities,Consult Experts,,,,Those who are experienced with wastewater treatment,"Learn more about how wastewater facilites work, and whether there product would be beneficial.","1. Learn how the wastewater facilites work by visiting local watsterwater treatment plants such as Canmore Wastewater Treatment Facility, Banff Water Treatment 2. Learn what is difficult in waste management and what prodcut could be useful",Qualitative,Gained valuable insight knowledge that helped the team design their product to be useful,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,Tour Fertilizer Plant,Consult Experts,,,,Those who are experienced with fertilizer plants,Learn more about fertilizer,1. Learn about the chemical makeup of fertilizer and sludge in waste water treatment 2. Learn how their product could use sludge to produce fertilizers,Qualitative,Gained valuable insight into designing their product and te practicality of their idea,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,Connect with the Poultry Industry,Consult Experts,,,,Those who are experienced in the poultry industry,"Learn more about the poultry industry and how feather waste is handled, and how that can relate to their project",1. Learn more about feather waste and current biosafety guidleines for GMOs in the industry,Qualitative,Gained valuable insight into how their product can help chicken farmers,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,ASTech Accelerate 2.0,Community Event, ,,,Scientists and those interested in the scientific community,Practice interacting with the community using a showcase booth,1. Interact with the community using a showcase booth to teach the public about their project and how synthetic biology can be useful,Quantitative,Encourage those in the ocmmunity to pursue science ad practce presenting,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,Navig8,Community Event,,,,Those atteneding Navig8 water summit; those interested in water treatment,Learn about water treatment and participate in the publics understanding of it's importance,"1. Attend water summit to learn about water systems, what happens when water leaves the treatment plants 2",Quantitative,Gained valuable insight into the potential harm of untreated water,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,Biotreks,"Community Event, Educational Material",,,,General Public,Present two research papers on keratin gene expression in bacteria, 1. Create two research publications on,Quantitative,Helped the public undeerstand their project and the importance of synthetic biology in helping the public,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,Synthetic Biology 15 Course,Educational Material,,,,High School Students,Work with their mentor to develop a high school synthetic biology curriculum and class,1. Develop a synthetic biology curriculum and assist in getting the class setup at the local high school,Quantitative,Students in Alberta were able to take a synthetic biology course in high school for credit,,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,TedX Canmore 2016,Educational Material,,,,Those attending TedX talks in Canmore,Work with their advisors to help develop a TedX talk about synthetic biology,1. Develop a TedX talk in synthetic biology,Quantitative,"Successfully helped present a TedX talk on the importance of synthetic biology, to bring awareness to the public",,, OLS Canmore,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:OLS%20Canmore,Classroom Presentations,Practice iGEM Presentation, ,,,College students,Present their proejct and synthetic biology to other college students,1. Talk in classrooms to students about synthetic biology and their project. 2. Help encoursage studnets to pursue synthetic biology,Quantitative,Helped encourage some students to pursue synthetic biology and to educate the public on what synthetic biology is.,,, OUC-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:OUC-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Oxford Survey,Survey,,,,General Public,Educate on Synthetic Biology,"1. Write up and conduct a survey on iGEM, synthetic biology, and diseases associated with their project",Quantitative,"Learned that on 29% of peopel had hear dof Orphan disease, 45% had heard of synthetic biology, and other helpful statistics to help the team guide future engagment projects to better educate the public.",,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Natural History Museum Summer School,Teaching Activity,,,,Secondary School Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Spend a day with upper level studnets teaching them about synthetic biologya nd scientific techniques. 2. Inspire students to become scientists!,Qualitative,Helped inpire studnets to pursue science in the future,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Bang! Science Magazine,Educational Material,,,,General Public,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Write an article for Bang! Science Magazine about synthetic biology and their iGEM project,Qualitative,Helped edcuate the general public about synthetic biology.,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,JackFM,Community Event,,,,General Public,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Participate and get asked questions about syntehtic biology on a famous radio stations,Qualitative,"Reached an audience of tens of thoasands, help educate the population on what synthetic biology is.",,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Biochemistry Department Support Group,Community Event,,,,General Public,Educate on synthetic biology,,,,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Oxford Summer School,,,,,,,,,,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,"Wilson's Disease Support Group AGM, Cambridge",,,,,,,,,,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Oxford Alumni Weekend,,,,,,,,,,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Poster Presentation and London International Youth Science Forum,,,,,,,,,,,, Oxford,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Oxford,Oxford iGEM visits Cyprus,,,,,,,,,,,, Paris Bettencourt,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Paris_Bettencourt,PERC Study,Survey,,,,General Public,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Assay the state-of-the-art use of PERC in Paris 2. Evaluate the effects of the prohibition of using PERC on a local level 3. Evaluate the level of awareness on the danger of using PERC 4. Gather information for the type of product the market is looking for,Qualitative,Interviewed all dry cleaners in Paris face-to-face and gathered >250 testimonies and analyzed the impact of PERC use in the dry-cleaners in Paris. Identified a negative correlation between PERC use and immigrant population.,Identified a problem of lack of information amongst the dry-cleaning community and discovered the needs of the dry-cleaners and applied them to their product design,, Paris Bettencourt,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Paris_Bettencourt,Dry Cleaner Study,Survey,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Getting to know dry cleaners' work process and needs. 2. Design a destaining station that would meet the needs of dry cleaners. 3. Conceive this equipment so it can adapt to a product that contains enzymes.,Qualitative,"Designed a destaining station for dry cleaners, packaging for their product, and researched specific enzyme conservation needs",,, Paris Bettencourt,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Paris_Bettencourt,European Experience,Project Presentation,,,,iGEM Teams,Present iGEM Project,1. Participate in the european experience iGEM event organized by iGEM Evry and iGEM IONIS that allowed the team to present their project and gain feedback 2. Network and meet teams with whom to collaborate,Qualitative,Gained feedback for their project and were able to present their project,,, Paris Bettencourt,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Paris_Bettencourt,NightScience,Project Presentation,,,,Scientific Community,Present iGEM Project,1. Present project and receive audience feedback,Qualitative,Taught audience about their project,The views of the audience coming from different backgrounds was helpful.,, Paris Bettencourt,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Paris_Bettencourt,Meet-up Ile-de-France,Project Presentation,,,,iGEM Teams,Present iGEM Project,1. Present iGEM project to practice for the Jamboree 2. Gain audience and jury feedback about presentation and project,Qualitative,Learned how to improve their project and presentation,"It was an interesting first test at presenting and sharing results, but the drawback was that at that stage in the project the team did not have much to present.",, Paris Bettencourt,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Paris_Bettencourt,Festival du Vivant,Project Presentation,,,,General Public,Present iGEM Project,1. Present their project to a large audience and receive feedback about iGEM and synthetic biology. 2. Co-lead a workshop on the future with synthetic biology.,Qualitative,"Received audience feedback, learned public response to synthetic biology",,, Pasteur Paris,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Pasteur%20Paris,,,,,,,,,,,,, Peking,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Peking,,,,,,,,,,,,, Pittsburgh,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Pittsburgh,,,,,,,,,,,,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Innovative and Venture Talk,Lecture,,,,University Students,Present iGEM Project,"1. Present iGEM project 2. Present ways to get involved in biology research, such as how to get papers from databases and how to get in touch with professors",Qualitative,Students learned about the iGEM project and how to get involved in biology research,Students were impressed with the team's ideas,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,GMO Investigation,Survey,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China/Engagement,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,1. Quantify awareness of GMOs 2. Measure public opinion of GM food 3. Ask questions relevant to public opinion on iGEM project 4. Use data to understand how to design outreach activities,Quantitative,Detailed survey results can be found on wiki,Most participants have some understanding of GM technology; public acceptance of GM food is rising; it is important to increase public awareness of GMOs and what they mean,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,GMO Handbook,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/a/a1/Handbook.pdf,,,General Public,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Create a book to educate the public about GMOs 2. Use the book in educational activities,,,,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Bauhinia Festival on Science and Culture,Fair Booth,,,,General Public,Educate on Synthetic Biology,"1. Share interesting biology, including flourescent protein, microscopes, and tissue culture technology, with fair visitors 2. Show visitors books and brochures about GMO facts and policy 3. Make postcards about the iGEM team and iGEM 4. Have visitors taste GMO papayas 5. Convey the message that GM crops can be good",Qualitative,Participants learned about biology and GMOs,The event was a success. The most famous newspaper in their city interviewed their team leader and reported a brief introduction of their iGEM projects and activities. The university newspaper and WeChat also reported on them.,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Laboratory Open Day,Teaching Activity,,,,University Students,Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology,"1. Show college freshmen around the lab 2. Introduce students to equipment, team videos, and past posters ",Qualitative,Participants learned about labs and biological research,Participants were impressed by the lab,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Laboratory Open Day,Community Event,,,,Secondary School Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Host an open lab for visiting secondary school students 2. Impress students and encourage them to work in science and engineering in the future,Qualitative,Participants learned about scientific research,,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Spread Scientific Knowledge to Countrysides,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/a/a1/Handbook.pdf,,,Specialized Audience,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Send handbooks about modern agriculture to farmers in the countryside 2. Increase accesibility to scientific information for people outside of cities 3. Increase acceptance of modern agriculture and GM crops,,,,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Spread Scientific Knowledge to Countrysides,Teaching Activity,,,,Primary School Students,Science Education,1. Increase accesibility to scientific information for students outside of cities 2. Give courses in primary schools on biology 3. Have students become interested in eventually pursuing science as a career,,,,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Giving Courses for High School Students,Teaching Activity,,,,Secondary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Educate on iGEM",1. Give courses for local high school and middle school students 2. Advance biological research among these students 3. Introduce iGEM and show students how to take part in iGEM as a high school students,Qualitative,"According to feedback from students, they had a better understanding of biology after lessons",It was a good experience to communicate with middle school students and teach them what they learned in iGEM and doing biological research,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Exhibitions at University's Hackerspace,Project Presentation,,,,General Public,Present iGEM Project,1. Address public concerns about the iGEM project that were pre-determined by survey results 2. Show posters about iGEM project ,,,,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,Questionaire,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,"1. Create a comprehensive survey about iGEM, synthetic biology and GMOs. 2. Apply survey results into designing hte project, and teaching the public about synthetic biology ethics.",Quantitative,Gained statistcal data on the publics opinoin of synthetic biolgoy and other important aspects of their project.,,, SCAU-China,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China,GMO Handbook,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCAU-China/Integrated_Practices,,Essay on Ethics,General Public,Discuss Ethics and Safety,"1. Compose a handbook on GMOs that is based on severeal lectures, talks, and surveys on the publics opinion that details the popular science and general knowledge to understand GMOs, and current safety regulations. 2. distriubte to the public. ",Qualitative.,,,Recieved positive feedback from those who recieved and read the handbook., SCUT-China A,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SCUT-China%20A,,,,,,,,,,,,, SDSZ China,High School,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SDSZ%20China,,,,,,,,,,,,, SDU-Denmark,Overgraduate,2016,,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SDU-Denmark,,,,,,,,,,,,, ShanghaitechChina,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:ShanghaitechChina,,,,,,,,,,,,, Sheffield,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sheffield,,,,,,,,,,,,, Shenzhen SFLS,High School,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Shenzhen%20SFLS,,,,,,,,,,,,, SJTU-BioX-Shanghai,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SJTU-BioX-Shanghai,,,,,,,,,,,,, SJTU-Software,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SJTU-Software,,,,,,,,,,,,, Slovenia,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Slovenia,,,,,,,,,,,,, Stanford-Brown,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Stanford-Brown,,,,,,,,,,,,, Stockholm,Overgraduate,2016,,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Stockholm,,,,,,,,,,,,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Avocados Australia,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Skype with the ex-CEO of Avocados Australia and current President of the International Avocado Society, Antony Allen, and explain project 2. Collect information on how best to tailor the biosensor for industry and human use",Qualitative,"During the Skype meeting, learned valuable information regarding the ripening process of avocados",,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Zespri Kiwifruit,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Skype with Frank Bollen, a technical manager whose team looks after the post-harvest performance of the fruit 2. Learn valuable information regarding the processing of kiwifruits",Qualitative,"Learned that fruit ripeness is indirectly measured by a penetrometer, Kiwifruit are very sensitive to ethylene and so produce very little of the gas, Kiwifruit ripening is accelerated using 100ppm ethylene (highly saturated)",,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Fresh Produce Group,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Converse with the Fresh Produce Group, which receives international and domestic shipments of produce and processes them for distribution to major supermarkets and restaurants ",Qualitative,"Learned that this processing includes quality assurance testing, ethylene ripening phases, and temperature control, as well as packaging; current ripeness inspection method is manual handling",,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,OzHarvest,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Chat with OzHarvest volunteers at the Sydney Eat.Think.Save event 2. Discuss again at a volunteer meeting about parallels between their mission and ours: OzHarvest works to reduce food wastage at the other end of the chain,Qualitative,Environmental impact was pushed to the forefront of our minds when deciding on the final immobilization technique and overall product design; latex nanoporous coating method was chosen due to its biodegradability,,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Science in the Swamp,Fair Booth,,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology,Science Education",1. Teach students about synthetic biology concepts and techniques 2. Taught people how to load gels 3.Showed people plates with microorganisms grown on them under microscopes to help them distinguish and inspect between different specimen ,Qualitative,Able to reach out to the general public and educate them about iGEM and synthetic biology and teach them some common techniques used day to day,"Over 10,000 people attended the fair ",, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Biofoundry,"Open Lab, Consult Experts",,,,Scientific Community,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Attend Biofoundry, Australia’s first community lab that aims to make scientific research more accessible by subsidizing costs and also aims to make science education more accessible to all 2. Give presentation at Biofoundry’s August meeting held at the ATP Innovations Centre",Qualitative,"At the presentation, there were many things still not considered, and it was an extremely valuable opportunity to see which aspects of the initial plan provoked the most questions or comments from an audience with a fundamental scientific background",,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Explore Engineering Workshop,Teaching Activity,,,,Secondary School Students,"Science Education,Educate on Synthetic Biology",1. Participate in 3 day engineering workshop hosted by the college 2. Mentor students there at the workshop 3. Be a part of a student panel to answer questions students might have about synthetic biology or iGEM,Qualitative,Students were able to better understand synthetic biology and genetic engineering,64 students,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Booth at Australian Museum Science Expo,Fair Booth,,,,"Primary School Students, Secondary School Students","Educate on Synthetic Biology,Science Education",1. Host a synthetic biology booth for 2 weeks 2. Interact with students that come to the expo at the museum 3. Used activities that were used in the Science in the Swamp event,Qualitative,Able to reach out to even more people regarding synthetic biology,Over 6000 students came to the expo,,Science in the Swamp Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Investig8 Uni,Teaching Activity,,,,Secondary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology,Science Education",1. Host a science workshop that introduced students to the field of synthetic biology and iGEM 2. Teach students about microorganisms by using compound microscopes on prepared slides to show them bacteria and using disecting microscopes to view larger Eukaryotic organisms 3.Allow students to interact with agar plates to show how organisms are cultured ,Qualitative,,,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Stem Talk at Gordon Library,Speaker Series,,,,Secondary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology,Science Education",1.Present a talk about concepts in molecular biology and iGEM project ,Qualitative,,,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Open Day,Fair Booth,,,,"Secondary School Students,University Students","Educate on Synthetic Biology,Science Education",1. Host a booth at University of Sydney Open Day 2. Speak to incoming students about synthetic biology and the iGEM competition 3. Include various activities and exhibits to make booth entertaining,Qualitative,,,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Oz Harvest,Community Event,,,,General Public,Activism for iGEM Project,1. Work with Oz Harvest voluneteers since their aim to reduce food waste to help the hungry was consistent with their iGEM project 2. Engage with people from the corporate world at the annual Think.Eat.Save.event at talk about how their project will hep to reduce produce wasteage 3. Learn more about volunteering opportunities and become a fully fledged OzHarvest volunteer,Qualitative,,,, Sydney Australia,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Sydney_Australia,Microbe Card Game Design,Educational Material,,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology,Science Education",1. Made a design for a card game that introduces common bacteria that are involved in food and health to the community ,Qualitative,,,, SYSU-CHINA,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SYSU-CHINA,,,,,,,,,,,,, SYSU-MEDICINE,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SYSU-MEDICINE,,,,,,,,,,,,, SYSU-Software,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:SYSU-Software,,,,,,,,,,,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Contact with Eye Doctors,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Contact local Taiwanese eye doctors to ask them about cataracts surgery,Qualitative,"Learned that current cataract surgery methods are efficient and effective, but are not without their issues. Beside the high cost of surgery, there can also be several different post-surgery complications such as infection, hemorrhaging, or secondary glaucoma","In regards to our project, Dr. Wu said one of the biggest issues we would face is non-invasive delivery",, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Contact with Veterinarians,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Consult with veterinarians at clinics around Taipei 2. Visit two veterinarian clinics, (Nicholas Animal Hospital and Tai Pu Veterinarian Hospital) and ask various others about the viability of our project",Qualitative,"Learned that there are already commercial eye drops available, which are prescribed for pets, but that these are not very effective; one of the drugs developed is called Ocluvet(R), which was purchased and used in our experiments to compare to our own treatment design",,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Contact with Science Researchers,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Contact researchers to learn more about 25-hydroxycholesterol (25HC) and Chitosan nanoparticles 2. Ask questions primarily focused on how 25HC works on the molecular level 3. Questions such as: what are the current researches conducted that uses 25HC? To what extent is 25HC responsible for reversing protein aggregation? And what are effective methods for 25HC storage?,Qualitative,"Received suggestions on effective ways to store 25HC, provided with a recommended storage temperature; Dr. Gestwicki also provided two published papers that helped facilitate understanding of the mechanism by which 25HC reverses cataract formation","Both professors gave thorough responses on these questions, which were used in our experiments",, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Contact with Nanoparticle Engineers,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Meet with Dr. Eric P. Lee, Senior member of Technical Staff at Maxim Integrated, and TAS alumnus, to discuss issues we were having concerning chitosan nanoparticles 2. Receive advice on the specific order of adding TPP to chitosan",Qualitative,Dr. Eric P. Lee explained why we kept seeing large amorphous structures in our SEM images: a charge buildup in the nanoparticles from the electron beam,"Information helped us make consistent nanoparticles, improve our prototype and obtain quality images from both SEM and AFM",, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Bioethics Panel,"Conference/Panel Discussion, Consult Experts",,,,"Teachers, Scientific Community",Discuss Ethics and Safety,1. Host a bioethics panel 2. Invite teachers from various fields to engage in a conversation about bioethics and thoughts on our project in particular,Qualitative,Allowed our project and the topic of bioethics to be discussed from different perspectives; panelists suggested project could really be applicable for use in dogs and cats,"Panelists seemed unafraid of the use of nanoparticles, mainly due to the fact that they are biodegradable",, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Cataract Survey,Survey,http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/T--TAS_Taipei--iGEM_Survey_2016_-_Google_Forms.extension.pdf,,,General Public,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. During TAS’s Spring Fair and our Taipei Cataract Awareness Day, conduct a survey 2. Derive a general public sense of the following: Understanding of cataracts, Willingness to use GMO products, Willingness to use our product in humans and pets, Side effect tolerance, Willingness to pay for cataract surgery",,,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Interviews with Cataract Patients,Consult Experts,http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/8/85/T--TAS_Taipei--Dr.moraninterview.pdf; http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/2/2d/T--TAS_Taipei--Mrs.clapperinterview.pdf,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Interview two former cataract patients about their experiences with surgery,Qualitative,"Learned from the interviewees that the cataract surgery process was efficient and effective; however, if given the choice to apply effective eye drops instead of surgery, they’d be willing to use it rather than face surgery again","Dr. Moran’s and Mrs. Clapper’s experiences reinforce the disadvantages of surgery, and further motivated us to create a non-invasive solution",, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Spring Fair,Fair Booth,http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/T--TAS_Taipei--iGEM_Survey_2016_-_Google_Forms.extension.pdf,,,Primary School Students,Activism for iGEM Project,"1. Design and use an interactive game to raise awareness about living cataracts 2. Conduct a survey to find out public opinions on GMOs, cataract surgery, and the surgery","Qualitative, Quantitative",Students learned what it is like to have cataracts; detailed survey results can be found on the wiki,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Taipei Cataract Awareness Day,Survey,"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLJ8-ZtYwg8, http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/T--TAS_Taipei--iGEM_Survey_2016_-_Google_Forms.extension.pdf",,,General Public,"Activism for iGEM Project, Present iGEM Project","1. Pass out informational flyers on cataracts to the general public 2. Present their project to passerby 3. Conduct a survey about GMOs, cataract surgery, and the project 4. Create a video of their outreach project",Quantitative,Detailed survey results can be found on the wiki,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Kindergarten Science Experiments,Teaching Activity,https://vimeo.com/153454343,,,Primary School Students,Science Education,1. Design easy experiments for Kindergarten students 2. Conduct the experiments with students 3. Create a video documenting outreach project,Qualitative,Students learned about science,The kids and their team members loved it,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,7th grade introduction to synthetic biology,Teaching Activity,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtgFyzSYF-I,,,Secondary School Students, Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Introduce the concepts of synthetic biology to 7th graders 2. Introduce students to basic laboratory techniques essential to synthetic biology 3. Design synthetic biology scenarios and have students solve them using different combinations of standardized parts 4. Teach students how to use laboratory equipment used in synthetic biology 5. Record outreach project in a video,Qualitative,Students learned about synthetic biology,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,IB 11th grade student presentation,Teaching Activity,,,,Secondary School Students,Present iGEM Project,1. Present project to 11th grade IB students 2. Gain feedback from students,Qualitative,Students learned about their project,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Biobuilder Club,,http://tasbiobuilder.weebly.com/,,,iGEM Teams,Present iGEM Project,"1. Participate in the high school BioBuilder Club 2. Participate in online meetings to brainstorm synthetic biology project topics, project design, and troubleshoot problems 3. Present project at the final assembly 4. Create their own BioBuilder page",,,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Research Speaker series,Speaker Series,,,,Secondary School Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Invite science researchers to present on their research for the school 2. Learn how scientists conduct actual science 3. Learn about new areas of science,,,,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Science Research Symposium,Project Presentation,"https://vimeo.com/148193740, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TjGFL1X4VM",,,Secondary School Students,"Present iGEM Project, Gain Information for iGEM Project",1. Divide the team into several groups and give presentations at the school's Science Research Symposium 2. Get feedback from students and teachers ,Qualitative,,Feedback from this event helped them decide their final project idea,, TAS Taipei,High School,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei,Fundraiser for Cataract Charity,Fundraiser,"http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/f/fc/T--TAS_Taipei--himalayancataractdonation.pdf, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAQgzXTy1W4",,,Specialized Audients,Activism for iGEM Project,1. Hold multiple fundraisers in the form of bake sales and club fairs 2. Donate money to people who don't have funds or access to surgery,Quantitative,Raised enough money for 14 surgeries,,, Tec-Monterrey,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tec-Monterrey,,,,,,,,,,,,, Technion Israel,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Technion%20Israel,,,,,,,,,,,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,65 Roses Statewide Campaign,Community event,,,,General public,Public Engagement,1. Raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis by initiating the first statewide campaign by asking 65 famous influencers including 5 Nobel Laureates to post a picture of themselves with roses to social media 2. Collaborate with other iGEM teams by asking them to send in pictures with roses as well to raise awareness ,Qualitative,Raised awareness about cystic fibrosis and the fact that two clinics couldn't stay open due to lack of funds,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,Interview Prominent Bioethicists in Israel,Consult Experts,,,,"General public, Scientific community",Discuss Ethics and Safety,1. Interview experts in bioethics to understand the field of bioethics and see how it affects young entrepreneurs like fellow iGEM teams in the field of biotechnology 2. Understand ethical concerns regarding their own project,Qualitative,,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,Met with prominent figures in cystic fibrosis research and synthetic biology,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Talk to prominent figures in the field to gain more information about the ongoing research in cystic fibrosis and the advancements being made 2. Discuss their own project and get feedback and advice on how they can improve,Qualitative,,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,Volunteered at the Child Health Center and Pediatric ER,Community Event,,,,Specialized Audience,Activism for iGEM Project,1. Provide moral support for children at the health center including those that have cystic fibrosis,Qualitative,,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,Soccer Game Dedicated to the Israeli Cystic Fibrosis Foundation,"Community Event, Fundraiser",,,,General Public,Activism for iGEM Project,1. Raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis by hosting a soccer game 2. Raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis foundation by selling awareness products at the event,Qualitative,,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,Fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation,"Community Event, Fundraiser",,,,General Public,Activism for iGEM Project,1. Raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis foundation by selling awareness products to students and at different out reach events throughout the year,Qualitative,,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,Interviewed by multiple media outlets,Social Media ,,,,General Public ,"Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology, Educate on iGEM","1. Reach out to the public through different sources of social media such as writing blogs, being interviewed for newspapers and a tv show",,,,, Tel-Hai,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,"Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Education and Public Engagement",http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tel-Hai,Met with politicians ,Consult Experts,,,,Legislators,"Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology, Policy Outreach",1. Talk to current legislators to educate them about the field of synthetic biology and give them insight on the current research taking place 2. Discuss policy issues ,Qualitative,,,, Tianjin,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tianjin,,,,,,,,,,,,, TJUSLS China,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TJUSLS%20China,,,,,,,,,,,,, TMMU China,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TMMU%20China,,,,,,,,,,,,, Tokyo Tech,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tokyo%20Tech,,,,,,,,,,,,, Toulouse France,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France,Biosafety and Biosecurity,Educational Material,,,,Scientific Community,Discuss Ethics and Safety,"1. Investigate a way to minimize, if not prevent, dissemination of our strain 2. Write exhaustive description of safety methods and their adaptation to our subject to ensure security and prevent biodissemination 3. Explore the ethical issues of using GMO and their consequences in our project.",,,,, Toulouse France,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France,Scientific Community Advice,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Get in touch with the scientists and managers who are taking care of the cave 2. Design an antifungal module as well as a bacteria predation module that would be expressed in B. subtilis, a usual inhabitant of the caves 3. Develop a friendly open source program to simulate the efficiency of killing of the preys depending on the prey/predator ratio",Qualitative,"People in charge of the cave were pleased by our initiative and told us that the threats for the frescoes were mainly due to ochroconis and fusarium and that these fungi could grow thanks to the biofilms of the bacteria Pseudomonas fluorescens; Although they agreed that the project was an original way to conserve the frescoes, they were concerned by the initial probiotic design of the project, which aimed to modify the microbiota of the caves",Realized that the ecosystem is important for the integrity of the caves and of the frescoes; Strongly modified our project so that our modified bacterium would stay physically confined and would have a limited lifespan and would have no easy way of exchanging genetic materials with other species,, Toulouse France,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France,Ethics Issues Integration,Consult Experts,,,,Scientific Community,"Gain Information for iGEM Project, Discuss Ethics and Safety","1. Meet with Vincent Grégoire-Delory, an ethicist who could help with the elaboration of our ethical reflection 2. Participate in a workshop on Genetically Modified Microorganisms organized by the “Plateforme Génétique & Société” 3. Attend a seminar on genome editing given by the Pr. Père Puigdomenech from Barcelona, member of European ethics committees 4. Discuss with Dr Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Head of the “Plateforme Génétique & Société” of Toulouse",Qualitative,Had an intense and productive introspection; debated about the necessity of saving art and of using the powerful synthetic biology approach to do so,"Besides confirming that it was necessary to take efficient precautions to prevent any dissemination of our modified bacterium, several concrete parts of the project have resulted from these discussions",, Toulouse France,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France,Educational Kit for Schools ,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France/Engagement,Made an educational kit for primary and secondary schools that explains biology concepts and the concept of DNA. It contains instructions for simple experiments and provides information about precautions to take when dealing with GMOs,Education Activity Protocol,"Primary School Students, Secondary School Students",Science Education,1. Create an education kit that makes biology education accessible to all through the use of simple experiments 2. Introduce biology concepts including the concept of DNA and how it relates to synthetic biology 3. Discuss precautions to take with synthetic biology especially when handling genetically modified organisms ,Qualitative,,,, Toulouse France,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France,Educational multi-language videos ,Educational Material,,,,,,,,,,, Toulouse France,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France,,,,,,,,,,,,, Toulouse France,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Toulouse_France,,,,,,,,,,,,, Tsinghua,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Tsinghua,,,,,,,,,,,,, TU Delft,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TU%20Delft,,,,,,,,,,,,, TU-Eindhoven,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:TU-Eindhoven,,,,,,,,,,,,, UAM Poznan,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UAM%20Poznan,,,,,,,,,,,,, UC Davis,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UC%20Davis,,,,,,,,,,,,, UCC Ireland,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UCC%20Ireland,,,,,,,,,,,,, UCL,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UCL,,,,,,,,,,,,, UCLA,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UCLA,,,,,,,,,,,,, UCSC,Overgraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,Nominated for Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UCSC,,,,,,,,,,,,, UESTC-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UESTC-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, UESTC-software,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UESTC-software,,,,,,,,,,,,, UGent Belgium,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UGent%20Belgium,,,,,,,,,,,,, UiOslo Norway,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UiOslo%20Norway,,,,,,,,,,,,, UNSW Australia,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UNSW%20Australia,,,,,,,,,,,,, U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,Interview professionals,Consult Experts,,,,Professionals,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Interview professionals who utilize ionizing radiation or are exposed to it 2. Tour a hospital to understand the process of receiving ionizing radiation in radiotherapy,Qualitative,Ionizing radiation only poses a small risk in medicine; rate of cancer caused by medical uses of ionizing radiation is very low. Engineered controls in medical facilities are both cost-effective and efficient protection methods,,The results of this research led the team to research other sources of ionizing radiation, U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,Interview with representatives from 3M and Dow Corning,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1.Discuss current materials used for drug delivery 2. Modify current design using the information,Qualitative,Increased knowledge of iGEM team members about project background,,Changed design depending on best possible available materials, U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,Policy brief,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary/Policy,,,Legislators,Policy Outreach,1. Advise policy makers on current gaps in regulation concerning the use of engineered organisms in drug applications 2. Work with an expert in the field 3. Develop a policy brief to address regulatory gaps ,Qualitative,Created a policy brief that is available to the public,,, U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,A lesson plan on the ethics of synthetic biology,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/9/95/T--UofC_Calgary--CurosSynBio.pdf,,,"University Students, Professors","Educate on Synthetic Biology, Discuss Ethics and Safety ",1. Collaborate with Guanajuanto Mexico to develop an intro to synthetic biology curriculum (specifically ethics of synthetic biology) 2. Design a debate on the justification of using synthetic biology in a case study 3. Present curriculum to biotechnology students from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education,Qualitative,Exposed more students to ethical dilemmas and viewpoints in synthetic biology and gained a better understanding of how the public perceives issues in synthetic biology. ,,"Many students showed interest in participating in iGem in the future, increased interest in synthetic biology ", U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,Connected UrbanTundra_Edmonton HS team with contacts,,,,,iGEM Teams,Networking,1. Help fellow HS iGEM team connect with experts in the space field ,Qualitative,Answered the team’s question and gained a new perspective on the economics of syn bio and space that was not considered previously,,, U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,aGEM Workshop,Conference/Panel Discussion,,,,iGEM Teams,"Present iGEM Project, Networking",1. aGEM competition: help prepare the Alberta high school and collegiate teams for international competition by imitating the presentation at the Jamboree and meeting judges 2. Provide feedback for each other 3. Share wet lab protocols to improve other teams' projects,Qualitative,"Helped understand the needs of other iGEM teams and how contribution and collaboration can be used, showed them strengths and weaknesses of their own project, and networking with other teams and discuss interests in synthetic biology ",,, U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,Let's Talk Science Booth,Fair Booth,,,,"Secondary School Students, Teachers",Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Guide HS students through strawberry DNA extraction 2. Describe the purpose of each step 3. Invite students to consider chemical and biological processes behind the procedure 4. Discuss availability of synthetic biology in HS curriculum with teachers,"Qualitative, Quantitative","Verbal feedback from teachers: found that synthetic biology is rarely encouraged as part of the science curriculum, but that many teachers and students show an interest. Tracked demographics for participants. Detailed data can be found at http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary/Engagement",,"Based on discussions with teachers, decided to reach out to more students in the future", U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,Minds in Motion summer camp,Teaching Activity,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary/Engagement,"Protocol under ""Minds in Motion"" header. Team designed a genetic engineering game, with balloons representing bacterial cells and yarn representing DNA. Simulated DNA extraction, recombination, transformation, and electrophoresis by popping balloon, cutting/recombining yarn, inserting into new balloon, and re-popping balloon and comparing yarn fragment sizes. ",Education Activity Protocol,Primary School Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology,"1. Design and teach an hour-long lesson on DNA structure, function, and modification, and introduce the theme of synthetic biology 2. ",Quantitative,Tracked demographics for participants. Detailed data can be found at http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary/Engagement,,, U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,TELUS Spark Adults Only Night: Hack It,"Teaching Activity, Fair Booth",http://www.instructables.com/id/DNAquiri-the-delicious-DNA-extraction/,Protocol for DNAquiri DNA extraction cocktail. Not designed by team or featured on the wiki but protocol is freely available online. ,Education Activity Protocol,Specialized Audience,Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology,1. Perform DNA extraction cocktail protocol with help from adult participants 2. Discuss biological processes behind each step 3. Explain how this procedure would translate to a lab setting and what extracted DNA can be used for ,Quantitative,Tracked demographics for participants. Detailed data can be found at http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary/Engagement,,"Synthetic biology was a new topic to many participants, but sparked curiosity and interest", U of C Calgary,Undergraduate,2016,Education and Public Engagement,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary,Beakerhead and Beakernight,"Fair Booth, Community Event",,,,General Public,Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology,1. Allow participants to streak out fluorescent bacteria on plates 2. Incubate overnight 3. Display plates under blacklight as art piece 4. Discuss bacterial transformation and lab safety with participants,Quantitative,Tracked demographics for participants. Detailed data can be found at http://2016.igem.org/Team:UofC_Calgary/Engagement,,, UPO-Sevilla,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UPO-Sevilla,,,,,,,,,,,,, Uppsala,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Uppsala,,,,,,,,,,,,, USTC-Software,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:USTC-Software,,,,,,,,,,,,, UT-Knoxville,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:UT-Knoxville,,,,,,,,,,,,, Valencia UPV,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Valencia%20UPV,,,,,,,,,,,,, Vilnius-Lithuania,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Vilnius-Lithuania,,,,,,,,,,,,, Virginia,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Virginia,,,,,,,,,,,,, Wageningen UR,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Wageningen%20UR,Synenergene,Educational Material,"http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/9/94/T--Wageningen_UR--Resource2030.pdf, http://2016.igem.org/wiki/images/f/f2/T--Wageningen_UR--applicationscenario.pdf","Link to PDF of the student magazine of Wageningen University, in which there is an article discussing the project and ethics in synthetic biology.","Link to PDF of the student magazine of Wageningen University, in which there is an article discussing the project and ethics in synthetic biology&&&&A document that discusses the societal impact of the envisioned product","Scientific Community, Specialized Audience, General Public","Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology, Learn Public Opinions, Discuss Ethics and Safety",1. Collaborate with Synenergene to create a futuristic magazine and an application scenario depicting what the world could like in 2030 if their project were followed up on 2. Publish both documents so that they are accessible to the public,IHP,Successfully evaluated their project and its place in the future,,, Wageningen UR,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Wageningen%20UR,RIVM,Educational Material,,,,"General Public, Scientific Community",Discuss Ethics and Safety,"1. Work with RIVM (a government institute that is concerned with public health) to create a movie to depict the safety issue linked to the project. 2. Evaluate the thoughts and concepts about designing a safe project in a video, and evaluate the team's job in terms of responsibility. 3. Spread the video to the community and other iGEM teams. 4. Attend a meeting with other iGEM teams, policymakers, and researchers to discuss biosafety",IHP,Integrated the safety considerations that were brought up in the video into their potential project applications.,,They learned a lot from this project about further handling safety in synthetic biology both from a political and societal point of view. , Wageningen UR,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Wageningen%20UR,Design Academy Eindhoven,Educational Material,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Wageningen_UR/team/members#video,"Video made by students from the Design Academy about the team to study group dynamics, stress, and teamwork",Video of Activity,"General Public, Scientific Community",Educate on iGEM,"1. Collaborate with students from the Design Academy Eindhoven to create a video preparing a dish like bees would. 2. Use the opportunity to not only consider the artistic aspects of their project, but also discuss with the public and artists the ethics of their project such as synthetic biologies perception in society and communication issues. 3. Enocurage the team to use more art and graphics to convey these issues",IHP,"This project helped the team see communication issues and adjust the project to include more art and graphics, making it more widely accessible to the gerneral public",,, Wageningen UR,Overgraduate,2016,Integrated Human Practices,Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Wageningen%20UR,Dutch Beekeeper's Association,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain information for iGEM project,"1. Seek experts on their project, in this case beekeepers 2. Learn necessary information such as how their project would benefit a beehive",IHP,Recieved helpful advise on how to direct their poroject to be most helpful to beekeepers; the team changed how they presented their project based on feedback from the beekeepers.,,"Since a lot of the beekeepers are hobbyists and non scientific, approaching them was rather challenging. They showed to be wary when hearing that the iGEM project involved applying GMOs.", Waterloo,Overgraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:Waterloo,,,,,,,,,,,,, William and Mary,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:William%20and%20Mary,,,,,,,,,,,,, XMU-China,Undergraduate,2016,,,http://2016.igem.org/Team:XMU-China,,,,,,,,,,,,, Aachen,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Aalto-Helsinki,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Amsterdam,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, AUC_TURKEY,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Austin_UTexas,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, BABS_UNSW_Australia,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, BGU_Israel,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Bielefeld-CeBiTec,Overgraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Bielefeld-CeBiTec,Dual Use,Educational Material,http://2015.igem.org/wiki/images/b/be/Bielefeld-CeBiTec_Dual-Use_Report.pdf,,,"iGEM Teams, Scientific Community","Discuss Ethics and Safety, Networking",1. Analyze the current situation within the iGEM competition 2. Propose the implementation of biosecurity risk assessments including questions of dual use risk for iGEM teams 3. Provide the complete 28 pages report as a PDF for the iGEM community,Qualitative,"Showed that iGEM can be a role model for international collaboration, aiming for a safe and responsible research community",,, Bielefeld-CeBiTec,Overgraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Bielefeld-CeBiTec,Future Scenarios,Educational Material,,,,"General Public, Scientific Community, Specialized Audience",Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Work on future scenarios for the application of their biosensor 2. Follow the format of newspaper articles 3. Base the fictitious scenarios on actual news and interviews with experts,Qualitative,,,, Bielefeld-CeBiTec,Overgraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Bielefeld-CeBiTec,Street Science,Survey,,,,General Public,"Gain Information for iGEM Project, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology",1. Present topic to the public 2. Offer several small experiments for children and get into conversations with people 3. Inform people about problems concerning drinking water and strategy to tackle them 4. Conduct a survey to find out which water contaminants are most important to people and any requirements/reservations they have regarding a biosensor,Qualitative,Survey to find out people’s reactions to biosensors,,, BIOSINT_Mexico,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, BIT,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, BIT-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Bordeaux,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, BostonU,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Brasil-USP,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, British_Columbia,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Cambridge-JIC,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Carnegie_Mellon,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, CHINA_CD_UESTC,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, China_Tongji,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, CityU_HK,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Consort_Alberta,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Cooper_Union,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Cork_Ireland,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Cornell,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Czech_Republic,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, DTU-Denmark,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Dundee,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Edinburgh,Undergraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Edinburgh,Techno-moral scenarios,Consult Experts,,,,General Public,Discuss Ethics and Safety,"1. Talked to Dr. David Levy, ethics professor, about morality of a heroin biosensor 2. Applied ethical theory to theoretical implementation of biosensor 3. Wrote a play to address morality",Qualitative,Determined how morality of the biosensor can be argued ,,, Edinburgh,Undergraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Edinburgh,"Talking to past heroin addicts and Dr. Winstock, addiction psychiatrist",Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Learn of concerns of past heroin addicts: less heroin would need to be used in the biosensor therefore making it more likely that addicts would use it 2. Talk with Dr. Winstock and decide to implement software that connects to a smartphone since many addicts are young ,,,,Changed biosensor in response to feedback, Edinburgh,Undergraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Edinburgh,Biohack,Convention/Community Event,,,,General Public,Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology,1. Host a hackathon competition whose challenges centered around creating an application that one could interact with 2. Promote synthetic bio and expose new and different demographics to the field 3. Use ideas from the apps the participants created to implement into their own app ,Qualitative,New useful apps created,,Ideas from winning apps were used to implement into their own app, Edinburgh,Undergraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Edinburgh,Public panel discussion on drug related issues,Conference/Panel Discussion,,,,General Public,"Networking, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology","1. Host a panel discussion to answer the community’s concerns on the issues 2. Experts in the field share their opinions, answer questions from the audience",,Increased awareness for synthetic biology in the community,,, Edinburgh,Undergraduate,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Edinburgh,Visited drug consumption room in Amsterdam,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Visit drug consumption room in Amsterdam 2. Get feedback on the prototype from users 3. See the benefits of treating drug abuse as a social problem,,Used the feedback to determine how biosensor can be modified,,, ETH_Zurich,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Exeter,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Freiburg,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Genspace,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Glasgow,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Groningen,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Harvard_BioDesign,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Heidelberg,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, HFUT-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, HKUST-Rice,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Hong-Kong-CUHK,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,NGO,Consult Experts,,,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Visit John Tung Foundation, a well-known NGO in Taiwan that has had great contributions to food safety and tobacco hazards prevantion 2. Learn about the work the NGO does to resolve social issues 3. Listen to their expert suggestions on how to implement the project",,,,"The NGO suggested selling biosensors to consumers, food suppliers, and oil producers. If they use the biosensor early in the production process, they will save time and money. The team gained valuable information for their project.", HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Government: Governmental Officers and Legislators,Consult Experts,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI/hp/government/mohaw,Transcript of the interview with the vice commissioner of the Ministry of Health and Welfare,,Legislators,"Policy Outreach, Discuss Ethics and Safety, Gain Information for iGEM Project","1. Because the uses of E. coli have no specific regulations in Taiwan, consult with government officials 2. Talk with previous Deputy Director of the Ministry of Health and Welfare 3. Discuss safety issues from a policy-making and implementation perspective 4. Develop a low-cost device which can address safety issues that were discovered in the meeting",Qualitative,Understood more about how government and policy work: more complex than they realized,,The team gained a better understanding of how to change the project to make it a better societal fit. They also learned how their project could be more beneficial to the government than current solutions to the problem. Lawmakers really appreciated the project., HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Industry,Consult Experts,,,,Vendors/Businesses,Gain Information for iGEM Project,"1. Interview vendors, visit food companies, visit some commercial companies 2. Understand the effect of food scandals 3. Promote philosophy of project",Qualitative,Found out that the cost of testing oil would be too high for the project,,It was difficult to find food vendors who were willing to give interviews. The team hoped that progressing in the project would help get other vendors more interested in the project., HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Integrated Human Practices,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Lawyer,Consult Experts,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI/hp/lawyer,Transcript of interview with lawyers,,Specialized Audience,Gain Information for iGEM Project,1. Visit a law firm 2. Learn about regulations and policies related to food safety and syntehtic biology 3. Ask questions relating to project and record answers ,,,,The lawyer helped the team review relevant legislation and find blind spots in the law, HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Teacher Education,Project Presentation,,,,Teachers,"Present iGEM Project, Educate on iGEM",1. Visited various high school teachers' seminars 2. Present on the importance of iGEM and the team's iGEM project,,,,They hope to eventually organize a high school trans-campus iGEM team in Taiwan, HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Senior High Education,"Project Presentation, Survey","General_questionnaire.PNG, http://2015.igem.org/wiki/images/7/77/HSNU-%E4%BA%9E%E6%B4%B2%E4%BA%A4%E6%B5%81%E6%9C%83.pdf","Survey that was used to collect suggestions for product design and experiments from the students, PowerPoint presentation about project and synthetic biology",,Secondary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Learn Public Opinions",1. Visit multiple high schools 2. Organize a group of students that identify and try to solve societal problems 3. Work with biology teachers to observe classes 4. Present the project and synthetic biology 5. Administer a survey for students to get suggestions for product design and experiments,Quantitative,Detailed results can be found at http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI/hp/material/questionnaires,39,They found that high school students hae wider knowledge and experiences than younger students. , HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Junior High Education,"Project Presentation, Survey","General_questionnaire.PNG, http://2015.igem.org/wiki/images/7/77/HSNU-%E4%BA%9E%E6%B4%B2%E4%BA%A4%E6%B5%81%E6%9C%83.pdf","Survey that was used to collect suggestions for product design and experiments from the students, PowerPoint presentation about project and synthetic biology",,Secondary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Learn Public Opinions",1. Introduce project to students 2. Get feedback from students using a Google Form 3. Let students play with phone application that was made for the project ,Quantitative,Detailed results can be found at http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI/hp/material/questionnaires,47,, HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Elementary Education,"Project Presentation, Survey",http://2015.igem.org/wiki/images/7/78/Elementry_school_questionnaire.PNG,Survey to assess students' reactions to the phone application the team made and students' reactions to the synthetic biology lesson that the team led,,Primary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Learn Public Opinions",1. Introduce the iGEM team and the iGEM program 2. Present the project 3. Q&A with students 4. Gain feedback through Google Form 5. Let students play with phone applications that were made for the project,Quantitative,Detailed results can be found at http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI/hp/material/questionnaires,43,The activity was successful due to teachers' cooperation with the team and the students' passion., HSNU-TAIPEI,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Integrated Human Practices,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI,Kindergarten Education,Teaching Activity,http://2015.igem.org/Team:HSNU-TAIPEI/hp/education/kindergarten,Lesson plan for teaching activity with kindergarten students,,Primary School Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Explain the project in basic terms with visual demonstration 2. Have students design their own super E. coli 3. Discuss results with teachers to let them know the improvement,,,,, HUST-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, HZAU-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, IONIS_Paris,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Kent,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Korea_U_Seoul,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, KU_Leuven,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, LASATX,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Lethbridge,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Macquarie_Australia,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Manchester-Graz,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Marburg,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, METU_HS_Ankara,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Nagahama,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Nanjing-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NCTU_Formosa,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NJU-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NRP-UEA-Norwich,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NTNU_Trondheim,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NTU-Singapore,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NUDT_CHINA,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NYMU-Taipei,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, OLS_Canmore_AB_CA,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Oxford,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Paris_Bettencourt,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Peking,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Queens_Canada,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, SCUT-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, SDU-Denmark,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Sherbrooke,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Shiyan_SY_China,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Shiyan_SY_China,T-Shirt Theme Activity,Teaching Activity,,,,"Secondary School Students, Teachers, General Public",Discuss Ethics and Safety,"1. Students each paint a T-shirt according to their understanding of synthetic biology 2. Use t-shirt as a way to discuss synthetic biology, ethics, and safety 3. Parents/teachers act as judges and also participate in the discussion",Qualitative,Increased publicity of iGEM and enriched the knowledge of participants on synthetic biology,,, Shiyan_SY_China,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Shiyan_SY_China,Synthetic Biology Speech,Teaching Activity,,,,Secondary School Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Lecture on iGEM and synthetic biology 2. Moderate an audience discussion about synthetic biology ethics and safety,Qualitative,Students learned about synthetic biology and iGEM,,, Shiyan_SY_China,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Shiyan_SY_China,iGEM Magazine,Educational Material,,,,Secondary School Students,Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology,1. Publish a special issue of the high school magazine dedicated to iGEM and synthetic biology,,,,, Shiyan_SY_China,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Shiyan_SY_China,Questionnaire,Survey,a picture of their sruvey can be found at http://2015.igem.org/Team:Shiyan_SY_China/Practices#t1,,,Vendors/Businesses,Learn Public Opinions,"1. Distribute questionnaires 2. Gauge public opinions 3. Assess, based on results, whether their project was relevant to participants or would be used",Quantitative,Detailed survey results can be found on their wiki,100,, Shiyan_SY_China,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Shiyan_SY_China,Questionnaire,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,1. Ask questions about pesticides on fruits 2. Gain a better understanding of public opinions based on survey answers,Quantitative,"Questionnaire over 4 days: 96.7% of people believed there was pesticide residue on fruit, 62.9% believed that the residue was mostly organophosphorus chemicals, 63% thought synthetic biology had its advantages and disadvantages",835,"Pesticide residue is a problem that influences the life of most people. There should be more people who study synthetic biology, discuss security and ehtics, and make people gain a benefit from this technology one day.", Shiyan_SY_China,High School,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:Shiyan_SY_China,Community & Video Promotion,Educational Material,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFvv6qGuQ-0,,,Secondary School Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Recruit iGEM Members ",1. Explain basic concepts of synthetic biology 2. Recruit new iGEM team members,Qualitative,Inspired students to apply to the team,,, SJTU-BioX-Shanghai,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, SJTU-Software,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Slovenia_HS,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Stanford-Brown,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Stockholm,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, SVA-NYC,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Sydney_Australia,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, SYSU-Software,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, SYSU_CHINA,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, SZU_China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, TAS_Taipei,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, TecCEM_HS,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Technion_Israel,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Tianjin,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, TJU,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Tokyo_Tech,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Toulouse,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, TrinityCollegeDublin,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Tsinghua,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, TU_Darmstadt,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, TU_Delft,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, TU_Eindhoven,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Tuebingen,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UB_Indonesia,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UC_Davis,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UCL,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UCLA,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UCSF,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UESTC_Software,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Survey,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinons,1. Evaluate public reactions to synthetic biology and their project 2. Learn about opinions of GMOs and concerns about their project 3. Develop further outreach in response to results,Quantitative,Detailed survey results can be found on their wiki,302,There is a lack of discussion about GMOs and synbio between society and the scientific community, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Open Lab ,Open Lab,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,1. Create a lab space that attends to the demands of the public and put them into practice 2. Understand how the general public feels and understand their thoughts on science 3. Understand the public’s possible contributions,,,,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Facebook Page,Social Media,https://www.facebook.com/igemufmg,,,General Public,Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology,1. Share information about how good synthetic biology could be for society 2. Dialogue with the public 3. Share news on the team 4. Announce events 5. Share research questionnaires,,,,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Embryo Platform,Social Media,https://www.facebook.com/embryoigemufmg,,,"General Public, Scientific Community",Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology,"1. Build data bank for innovation in SynBio (Idea-sharing pilot project) 2. Advertise events, courses and lectures",Qualitative,Created place for the public to voice concerns and suggestions,1000,"In the future, the team hopes the platform can function as a data bank for innovation in SynBio, ideas and problems with which the public is concerned, as well as suggetsions. The platfrom would be open to everyone as a way of communication between the general public and scientists focusing on the general public's needs.", UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Idea Incubator,Teaching Activity,,,,University Students,Educate on Synthetic Biology ,1. Students study the basis of SynBio 2. Students study molecular biology and general biochemistry 3. Discuss SynBio applications 4. Students propose solutions to problems of today’s society using SynBio,Qualitative,Informed students about implications and potential use of SynBio,,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Summer Course,Teaching Activity,,,,University Students,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Recruit iGEM Members ",1. Students participate in a week of theoretical and practical classes during the summer 2. Students work in groups to develop and present a SynBio project idea,Quantitative,"Very successful; planned to include a few dozen students but 837 applied to take the class; Out of 40 students: 82.5% course satisfaction, 100% would recommend the course, 83% were interested in joining the iGEM team",40,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Workshop,Speaker Series,,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Recruit iGEM Members ",1. Invite local synthetic biology and bioengineering professors to speak 2. Invite other experts in the field to speak 3. Dicuss patents and entrepreneurship in bioengineering,,,100,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Lectures,Speaker Series,,,,"University Students, Professors","Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology, Present iGEM Project",1. Workshop with professors and students to inform people about SynBio,,,600,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Interventions,Project Presentation,,,,General Public,"Present iGEM Project, Gain Information for iGEM Project, Learn Public Opinions","1. Disclose project idea and investigate its acceptance 2. Investigate whether people would be willing to use their iGEM project 3. Listen to opinions on what people think scientists should research 4. Partner with a blog about Rheumatoid Arthritis to gain publicity and support, as well as get access to equipment that imitates RA for people to try",Quantitative,Sensitized people to difficulties faced by RA patients,500,, UFMG_Brazil,Overgraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:UFMG_Brazil,Medias,Project Presentation,"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Rct6f2Mpfc, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQOJjUiQsZQ, http://www.otempo.com.br/interessa/ci%C3%AAncia-usa-biologia-sint%C3%A9tica-para-criar-m%C3%A1quinas-org%C3%A2nicas-1.1080197, https://www.ufmg.br/online/radio/arquivos/anexos/TIAGO%20MENDES%20-%20IGEM%20UFMG%20-%2029-06-2015.mp3",,,"General Public, Scientific Community","Present iGEM Project, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology",1. Gain publicity for their project 2. Propagate SynBio in the community,,,"317,300",, UFSCar-Brasil,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UGA-Georgia,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UMaryland,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UNIK-Copenhagen,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, UNITN-Trento,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, uOttawa,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Uppsala,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, USTC-Software,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Valencia_UPV,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Vilnius-Lithuania,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Warwick,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Waterloo,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Wellesley_TheTech,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Westminster,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, William and Mary,Undergraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:William_and_Mary,Activities Booklet,Educational Material,,,,"Primary School Students, Secondary School Students, Teachers",Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Provide an array of activities in the form of a booklet that teachers can do in class to education students about science in an engaging manner 2. Make the activities low cost and use materials that are easily accesible 3. Create activities for all ages 4. Share activities with teachers ,Qualitative,"Many teachers requested the booklet, and students became more interested in pursuing science, particularly synthetic biology",15 schools requested the booklet,, William and Mary,Undergraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:William_and_Mary,Parent Sessions,Teaching Activity,,,,General Public,Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Engage the audience in discussing ethical questions about synthetic biology and GMOs 2. Give the audience the opportunity to ask questions about genetic engineering and synthetic biology,Qualitative,Educated audience about synthetic biology,,, William and Mary,Undergraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:William_and_Mary,Free Pamphlets,Educational Material,,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology","1. Have free pamphlets at the local library that educates the public on what synthetic biology 2. Use the pamphlet to address public concerns about synthetic biology that were found from prior research, specifically a survey",Qualitative,Educated the public about synthetic biology,,, William and Mary,Undergraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:William_and_Mary,Public Workshops,Teaching Activity,,,,"Primary School Students, Secondary School Students",Educate on Synthetic Biology,1. Have students come into lab and demonstrate techniques and experiments 2. Lead discussion with students about what synthetic biology is,Qualitative,Educated and excited students about synthetic biology,150 students,, William and Mary,Undergraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:William_and_Mary,Public Talks,Conference/Panel Discussion,,,,General Public,"Educate on Synthetic Biology, Promote Awareness of Synthetic Biology","1. Present two talks, one on synthetic biology and one on biomaths, to the general public 2. Discuss public concerns over bioengineering safety",Qualitative,Educated the public on synthetic biology and answered questions,,, William and Mary,Undergraduate,2015,Education and Public Engagement,Best Education and Public Engagement,http://2015.igem.org/Team:William_and_Mary,Public Survey,Survey,,,,General Public,Learn Public Opinions,"1. Conduct surveys at a local farmer's market asking about participants' knowledge, interest, and concerns about synthetic biology",Quantitative,"Learned about public fears and gaps in knowledge about synthetic biology, which helped design future outreach programs to address these concerns",,, WLC-Milwaukee,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, WPI-Worcester,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, York,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ZJU-China,,2015,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,