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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 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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An Inside Look at Science Policy at the Federal and State Level with Donna Gerardi Riordan

This week’s episode features Donna Gerardi Riordan, a nonprofit leader and innovator with more than three decades of experience bridging the gap between science and policy at the national and state levels.  Donna’s most recent role is as Executive Director of the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS). She previously served in similar roles in…

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Scientists and Social Change with Kelly Ramirez, Ph.D.

On this week’s episode, guest Kelly Ramirez, Ph.D., co-founder of the 15,000-member international organization 500 Women Scientists, and I discuss a range of topics related to the group’s social activism and priorities including: The motivation for creating 500 Women Scientists – and the intention behind the name The organization’s mission and vision 500 Women Scientists’…

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Special Episode: Why is a Former U.S. Senate Chief of Staff Hosting a Science Podcast?

In this special episode, I talk about:   – Why I started the podcast almost 4 years ago  – The similarities between scientists and public policy professionals  – How a Western Union telegram sparked my interest in public policy – The qualities scientists often possess – due to their work – that are transferable to…

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Exploring the Origins of the Universe and Art of Writing with Particle Physicist Yangyang Cheng, PhD

  Particle physicist and postdoctoral research associate Yangyang Cheng, PhD explores the universe and also shares her unique perspectives on her native country of China and the U.S. political landscape across media, including in the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times, on BBC News, and in SupChina, a New York-based, China-focused news, information, and…

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Innovation in 7 Languages with Ester Caffarel-Salvador, PhD

    In this episode, Mark and Ester Caffarel-Salvador, PhD discuss her research on transdermal patches, career transitions, mentoring, and other issues, including:   Ester’s experience with the Impact mentoring program, issues she finds mentees are particularly concerned about, and how she  advises them to handle them How speaking 7 languages may help Ester when…

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Unleashing Innovation to Combat COVID-19 with Mike Grandinetti

Transcript April 8, 2020 Mark Bayer Thanks everyone so much for being here on this special coronavirus edition of “When Science Speaks.” This is Mark Bayer. I’m just so glad that you’re here and you’re joining us. Today’s episode is brought to you by Bayer Strategic Consulting, a unique advocacy and training firm in the…

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Improving the Relevance of Research with Professor Kambiz Maani – Ep #71

A study released by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) claimed that 50% of academic papers are read-only by their authors and journal editors and that 90% of these are never cited. This means that most, if not all, of the innovations that can be found in businesses, industries, and manufacturing have…

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