COPUS Regional Hubs
What is a COPUS regional hub?
A COPUS regional hub is a locally-based community of COPUS participants and science stakeholders that work together within a designated geographic region to promote and celebrate science. Its members are self-determined and can include scientists, universities, K-16 educators, informal science education centers, business leaders, and other professionals who work together to develop or coordinate activities that engage community members in science.
Where are hubs currently located?
COPUS hubs are located across the country. Click on the star-shaped markers below to find out more about each hub.
What does a COPUS regional hub do?
The activities of a hub are self-determined but here are some activities that others have found enjoyable and enriching:
What are the benefits of forming a COPUS regional hub?
Individual participants experience great benefits as well! Here are some thoughts shared from participants on why they like COPUS hubs:
How do I form a COPUS regional hub?
Any COPUS participant can form a regional hub. The Hub Toolkit will help guide you. To register your COPUS hub, please email the following information to COPUS ( email@example.com):
Here are some tips from other hub liaisons on how to make a successful hub:
For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|The cognizant fiduciary body for the COPUS and Year of Science 2009 projects is the American Institute of Biological Sciences Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) scientific association founded in 1947 as a part of the National Academy of Sciences, and an independent, member-governed organization since the 1950s. Support for COPUS workshops by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. EAR-0606600, EAR-0628790, and EAR-0814048. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.|