Read GIO Director Dr. Tony Murphy’s Blog on the 2018 GLE – Then Share Your Thoughts!


Photo of castle in Ireland

The 2018 GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE), held in Killarney, Ireland (01-06 July), served as a memorable, and motivational, gathering of GLOBE students, teachers, STEM professionals, scientists, and program staff and sponsors. The GLE, held every four years, provides the venue for GLOBE community members to come together to learn about GLOBE protocols, share research, enjoy a variety of cultural exchanges, create enduring friendships, and establish collaborative connections. In 2018, more than 400 participants from 39 countries attended the sixth GLE.

In a recent blog, Dr. Tony Murphy, Director of the GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO), shares his thoughts and impressions of the 2018 GLE. In his blog, Dr. Murphy also expresses his hope that everyone who attended the GLE was able to leave Killarney (his home town) with special memories and stories of friendship, both new and renewed. He invites everyone who attended the event to share their stories or comments about the GLE.

To read the full blog, and to share your story, click here.

If you haven’t had a chance to view the video highlighting the 2018 GLE, click here! This video was created for the participants of the GLE on the occasion of the final dinner on 05 July 2018. It is GLOBE's tradition to present this “Week in Review” before everyone parts company. It is now being shared with everyone to convey the spirit of the event.



News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office


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