Show Notes

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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Nathalie Ross – Part 2 – Building a Career in Scientific and Medical Writing

In the second part of my conversation with Nathalie Ross, we discussed what brought her to the regulatory affairs domain and I asked her to describe in more detail what the job entails and what the day-to-day of a freelance medical writer looks like. Nathalie Ross, Ph.D., MWC, a former research scientist, is a bilingual...

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Nathalie Ross – Part 1 – A Path to Regulatory Writing

The COVID-19 pandemic we’re going through as this episode is airing has made us more aware than ever of how complex and time-consuming it is to study, test, and approve medical treatments. This week’s guest, Nathalie Ross, is going to share her experience in a domain where, as a PhD, she felt she was actively...

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Anne-Hélène Dupont – Partie 2 – Enseigner, écrire, publier en sciences humaines

Dans la deuxième partie de notre entrevue, Anne-Hélène nous parle de comment s’est déroulé pour elle le passage au marché du travail et de ce qu’elle fait aujourd’hui. Elle nous parlera aussi de l’expérience de publier un essai basé sur sa thèse et partagera avec vous ses conseils pour votre passage au doctorat et pour...

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Anne-Hélène Dupont – Partie 1 – Le trajet professionnel en lettres

Cette semaine, Papa PhD ouvre une fenêtre sur les lettres. Comment se passe un doctorat en littérature? Est-ce qu’il y a des bourses? Et quelles sont les emplois auxquels il mène? Pour en parler, nous avons aujourd’hui au micro Anne-Hélène Dupont qui, dans un premier temps, nous parlera de son parcours académique et, dans la...

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Jonathan Weitzman – Part 2 – Preparing Students For Their Professional Life

In part two of our conversation, Jonathan Weitzman talks about how he envisions career building in academia and talks about different projects he’s championed at the Université de Paris aimed at preparing his students for their professional life and empowering them during their graduate studies. Jonathan Weitzman is a professor of genetics at the Université...

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Jonathan Weitzman – Part 1 – Enriching Your Academic Career

Even academic and professional paths that look straighforward from afar and in hindsight were built on highs and lows, opportunities, obstacles, time-outs. Today’s conversation illustrates this perfectly and shows how these irregularities are part of what makes the journey interesting. Jonathan Weitzman is a professor of genetics at the Université de Paris, founding director of...

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Martin Primeau – Partie 2 – La réalité professionnelle en communication scientifique

Dans cette deuxième partie de l’entrevue avec Martin Primeau, on a discuté plus en détail de la profession de communicateur scientifique dans le milieu journalistique et dans un milieu institutionnel et Martin a partagé ses conseils pour une transition sereine et productive vers la vie professionnelle après la maîtrise ou le doctorat. Spécialiste de la...

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Martin Primeau – Partie 1 – Trouver son chemin du doctorat à la communication scientifique

Dans l’épisode d’aujourd’hui de Papa PhD, je partage avec vous la première partie d’une conversation très agréable qui s’est déroulée en personne au Café Java Mythe, dans le quartier de Villeray, à Montréal, avec Martin Primeau. Au long de cette première partie, on a discuté tu trajet académique de Martin et de comment il a...

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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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