Elementor #1947

Lessons in Science Communication and Mentoring with Jovana Milosavljevic-Ardeljan, Ph.D.

Jovana Milosavljevic-Ardeljan, Ph.D. is a scholar from Serbia who came to the U.S. in 2014 to pursue a master’s degree in linguistics and stayed for her Ph.D. in Education specializing in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies.

In this episode, we discuss a range of topics, including:

  • Why Science communication skills and their importance tends to be downplayed in Ph.D. programs
  • The consequences of underdeveloped communication skills in various settings, from employment to mentoring relationships
  • How Jovana’s experience teaching English as a second language in her home country of Serbia informs her current work at University of New Hampshire
  • Themes and learnings for healthy, productive mentor-mentee relationships covered during the 3-part series on mentor-mentee relationships she developed and delivers
  • The Northeast U.S. and Canada regional competition of Three-Minute Thesis (3-MT)
  • One thing listeners can do right after listening to the show that would improve their communication skills

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