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Issue 1 Science Shoutout

The Model Thinker

“All models are wrong, but some are useful.”

George Box, one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century
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Issue 1 Understanding Science

How does privacy-protecting exposure tracking make sense?

I know you’re all sick of hearing about coronavirus, but hear me out: this is great news. A new update to iOS and Android has introduced coronavirus contact tracing. 

It’s a genius way to help solve one of today’s most pressing issues in a privacy-protecting and efficient manner. Contact tracing in iOS and Android works in a way that lets epidemiologists alert people when they might have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 and tell them to self-isolate, all without anybody knowing who you were with, what you were doing, and where. 

If that sounds too good to be true, get ready for some computer science.

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Academic Life Issue 1 PI Presenting Alumni

Anamarija Stafa: Developing love for science without knowing it

Hi, Anamarija, thank you for joining us today for our first session of Presenting Alumni. We are very happy to have you here as our long-standing Alumna. You were our first pick as someone who had a part of their career path abroad, but returned to Croatia in the end.

But first, let’s break the ice by sharing your scientific baby steps…

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Issue 1 News

Hello world!

Welcome to the first post of our shiny new blog featuring stories originating from Summer School of Science (S3). Imagine this place as a place of superhero origin stories, where these superheros wear their scientific capes in a variety of fields, trying to make the world a batter place.

But first, let’s start from the beginning…