The collaboration between the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and the Oskar Jandl Hospital (HOJ) has played a key role transforming healthcare in the Galápagos Islands, specifically on San Cristóbal Island.
We proudly present our Holiday Newssletter.
The Galapagos Science Center (GSC) greets you and wishes you happy holidays. The GSC promotes local and international scientific collaboration for the benefit of global science and the Galápagos through research, education, and community outreach.
Universidad San Francisco de Quito and the Oceanogràfic Foundation launched a program to monitor the health of marine species in the Galápagos Islands
A team of veterinarians from the Oceanografic Foundation traveled to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to establish a veterinary health surveillance.
The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) have launched an exciting new collaboration: a 12-week program for Galapagos locals to earn a certificate in community development and social work.
San Cristóbal community celebrates Shark Day. On Saturday, July 15th, over 520 people dressed in blue to celebrate Shark Day on San Cristóbal Island, an annual event dedicated to educating the local community about the importance of protecting for these marine animals.
5th Galapagos Research and Conservation Symposium: Igniting solutions for the future of ecosystems and communities
On June 26th and 27th, 2023, in San Cristóbal, Galapagos, experts and community members gathered at the 5th Galapagos Research and Conservation Symposium.
The Galapagos Genetic Code project was created through collaboration between the Galapagos Science Center, the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, the University of Exeter in the UK, the Agency for Regulation and Control of Biosafety and Quarantine for Galapagos, and the Galapagos Conservation Trust. Project aims to catalog the biodiversity of the Galapagos Islands.
Galápagos keeps inspiring scientists to study the evolution of animal species.The ‘Scalesia Microbiome’ project is pioneering in studying the taxonomic and functional diversity of the microbial communities associated with the Scalesia genus on the Galapagos Islands.
The Connecting With Nature Program has successfully integrated the Galapagos community into environmental conservation for the fourth consecutive year
Through its community programs, the GSC contributes to the development and the generation of environmental awareness in the community.
Our entire team at the Galapagos Science Center would like to wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year! We are proud to share with you a compilation of the meaningful work carried out during 2022 and hope you enjoy learning more about our projects aimed to benefit the Galapagos Islands.