UGA Skidaway Institute scientist describes research and offers career insight to future scientists

UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Jay Brandes and UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant educator Dodie Sanders were recently featured in a magazine and online article discussing their work and offering guidance to young people interested in science.

Jay Brandes

This article was published by Futurum, a magazine and online platform aimed at inspiring young people to follow a career in the sciences, research and technology. The article focused on Brandes’ and Sanders’ research into microplastic pollution along the Georgia coast and their use of citizen scientists to collect data.

The article can be accessed HERE and includes a link to an activity sheet for students and teachers.

Dodie Sanders

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