science communication

Communicating the Science of Fitness and Health with Ronan Diego de Oliveira

This week’s episode features world-reknown fitness trainer and author Ronan Diego de Oliveira. We discuss a range of topics related to Ronan’s approach to developing, describing, and teaching innovative fitness programs, including: – The science upon which Ronan’s 10X fitness program is based, the way he’s able to explain scientific concepts with clarity and enthusiasm, and,…

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Science Communication and Career Advancement with Thalyana Stathis, Ph.D.

In this week’s episode featuring Thalyana Stathis, Ph.D., Manager, Office of Career & Professional Development, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, we discuss an array of topics related to career advancement and effective communication for scientists, including: – How Thalyana’s involvement in ballet and Greek dance during her undergraduate studies at Cornell and also while earning…

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Science Communication and Career Advancement with Thalyana Stathis, Ph.D.

In this week’s episode featuring Thalyana Stathis, Ph.D., Manager, Office of Career & Professional Development, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, we discuss an array of topics related to career advancement and effective communication for scientists, including: – How Thalyana’s involvement in ballet and Greek dance during her undergraduate studies at Cornell and also while earning…

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Science, Communication, and Stand-Up Comedy with Adam Ruben, Ph.D.

This week’s episode features biologist, author, and stand-up comedian Adam Ruben, Ph.D. We discuss issues related to science, comedy, and the importance of communication, including topics such as: – How Adam developed and uses both his scientific and communication skills – Whether he thinks all scientists should be able to clearly and crisply translate their…

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Science Policy and Science Communication with Neuroscientist and Science Writer Sheeva Azma

This week’s episode features science writer and science policy veteran Sheeva Azma, a neuroscientist who’s also a published author. In this episode, we discuss a range of communication and policy topics, such as: Sheeva’s professional journey from being a research assistant in neuroscience to a legislative intern in the U.S. Congress How Sheeva made her…

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How Your Analytical Skills and Curiosity Can Propel Your Career in Academia and Beyond with Sonali Majumdar, Ph.D.

This week’s episode features Sonali Majumdar, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Professional Development at Princeton University. We discuss an array of issues related to career development, challenges faced by international students, and science policy, including: – Sonali’s significant and successful transitions in her academic and professional journeys and what surprised her and what she wishes she’d…

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STEAM Summer School: Practical Training in Communicating Science through the Arts with Ed Duca, Ph.D. and Amanda Mathieson, M.Sc.

This week’s episode of When Science Speaks features Edward Duca, Ph.D. and Amanda Mathieson, M.Sc., science communication experts who are leaders of an innovative program on the island nation of Malta called STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math). Ed is a Science and Innovation Communication Lecturer at the University of Malta, co-runs the science communication…

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Science at the Crossroads of Policymaking and Technology with Sheril Kirshenbaum

This week’s episode features Sheril Kirshenbaum, a scientist and author working to enhance public understanding of science and improve communication between scientists, policymakers and the public.  Sheril currently hosts “Serving Up Science” at PBS Digital Studios and is executive director of Science Debate, a nonprofit nonpartisan organization working to get every candidate on record on…

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Science at the Crossroads of Policymaking and Technology with Sheril Kirshenbaum

This week’s episode features Sheril Kirshenbaum, a scientist and author working to enhance public understanding of science and improve communication between scientists, policymakers and the public.  Sheril currently hosts “Serving Up Science” at PBS Digital Studios and is executive director of Science Debate, a nonprofit nonpartisan organization working to get every candidate on record on…

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Behind-The-Scenes Policymaking Lessons from the White House and U.S. Congress with Jim Papa and Mark Bayer

This week’s special double episode features two interviews: my conversation with Jim Papa, who runs the Washington, D.C. office of Global Strategy Group (GSG), where he guides operations and strategy for GSG’s public affairs, communications, and research practices, and Jim’s interview of me for GSG’s podcast, STAFFER. As Partner at GSG, Jim advises CEOs and…

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