Science outreach

Maryse Thomas – Part 2 – Science Communication in Academia

In Part 2 of my interview with Maryse Thomas, we talk about the role scientists can play in disseminating sound scientific information. We also discuss the UsefulScience.org and how being director of this science popularization platform has beciome an integral part of her academic career. Maryse Thomas is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Massachussets…

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Maryse Thomas – Part 1 – Enriching Your Graduate School Experience

In this episode, we’re going to talk with Maryse Thomas, Director of the Useful Science website and podcast, about science communication and popularization, and about how it can enrich your graduate school experience and your career as a young researcher. We’re also going to hear about her PhD and about her recent experience going abroad…

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Susanna L. Harris Pt. 2 – Creating a Community Around Mental Health

Warning: Please note that this episode mentions different mental health issues, including suicidal ideation. Susanna L. Harris is a PhD student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where she studies how different types of bacteria stick to the roots of plants. Susanna started PhD Balance to empower academics during and after Grad…

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Susanna L. Harris Pt. 1 – Mental Health in Graduate School

Warning: Please note that this episode mentions different mental health issues, including suicidal ideation. When we look around us, it’s easy to think everyone else is doing fine and has a picture perfect life. It’s easy to feel like your peers are better than you, more successful, having a better time. But you’d be surprised……

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Carine Monat – Construire un chemin qui nous ressemble

Vous n’êtes pas un être unidimensionnel. On a tous un intérêt, un penchant, un côté qu’on a mis sur pause ou qu’on cultive quand on peut, dans nos temps libres. Eh bien, parfois la vie nous offre la chance de mettre cette face cachée en premier plan et d’en faire une partie intégrante de notre…

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James Bowers – Taking the Leap Into Media and Communication

We’re all drawn to science and graduate school for a reason. Because we’re good at scientific subjects, because we want to discover new things, because we want to help others by developing technology and growing the knowledge base. It’s our common thread as holders of master’s or doctoral degrees. But not all of us end…

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Élodie Chabrol – La passion pour la science et pour la vulgarisation

Dans la vie, on peut se faire dire des tas de choses. Entre autres, on peut se faire dire qu’une de nos idées ou qu’un de nos projets est voué à l’échec. Le hic, c’est que cette idée, ce projet, personne ne les voit comme nous on les voit. Dans cet épisode de Papa PhD,…

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Paulo Oliveira – Interfacing With the Public and With Industry as a Researcher

What does glitter have to do with mitochondria? This episode’s guest, Paulo Oliveira, might just have the answer for you. And it probably has something to do with science communication and science outreach. In this episode of Papa PhD, I’m bringing you a great conversation where we covered Paulo’s journey into academia, as well as…

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Papa PhD Pearls of Wisdom – 2019 Season

For the last episode of the 2019 season of Papa PhD, instead of an  interview, we’re bringing you some of the best advice our guests have shared so far, so enjoy the insights, take the opportunity to go listen to the earlier episodes, and remember to rate and leave a comment on your podcast app,…

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Joana Lobo Antunes – Crossing Borders Across Countries and Fields of Study

Life isn’t a straight line. In particular, professional life is not as much of a straight line as it was in the past. As scientists, as researchers, the path we follow is determined by our choices, but also by our collaborations and by opportunities that arise along the way. In this episode, Joana Lobo Antunes…

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