Articles by Frontiers Science Communications

Frontiers’ volunteers: a chance for a better future

June 14, 2022 // 0 Comments

. This week, we talk to fellow Fronton Aurélie Pando, review operations specialist at Frontiers in Psychology, about volunteering for Planéte Enfants & Developpement, a child protection association that responds to the urgent need to protect children in danger while educating, growing, and integrating these future citizens. [...]

Supriya Dinesh Mehta – Success from failure

June 13, 2022 // 0 Comments

Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the University of Illinois Chicago Supriya Dinesh Mehta leads and collaborates on clinical and community-based research that improves reproductive health. Today, we speak about challenges for women in science and discuss Supriya’s career path and her advice to young aspiring scientists. [...]

Elizabeth Wiltshire – Towards better policies for better lives

May 25, 2022 // 0 Comments

Elizabeth Wiltshire is the Program Manager for Digital & Space Policy at Friends of Europe. Elizabeth is also an Associate Fellow on technology policy at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and a member of the steering committee for The Brussels Binder. Today, we discuss Elizabeth’s journey into policymaking, the importance of intersectionality, and the future of digital policy. [...]

Amira Fernández – combating ‘tags’ in STEM

May 12, 2022 // 0 Comments

Today, we speak with the pharmaceutical biotechnologist Dr Amira Fernández, who explains her ambitions to popularize science, to update education on STEM careers, and to promote reflection by wider society of our health, happiness, and the attitudes to our planet. [...]

Elodie Genevieve Germaine Vandelle – Follow your passion

April 25, 2022 // 0 Comments

We speak to Elodie Vandelle, Associate Professor at the University of Verona, who is involved in studying the interaction between plants and pathogenic microorganisms. Her recent line of research studies the bacterial virulence of phytopathogenic bacteria using kiwifruit plant models. We talk about being a ‘plant doctor’, touch upon the challenges of motherhood and opportunities for female researchers. [...]

Miriam Rengel – Women in space

April 11, 2022 // 0 Comments

This week, we speak with Dr. Miriam Rengel, a researcher at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Gottingen, Germany. Her research focuses on the atmosphere of solar and extrasolar planets. Dr. Rengel has been involved in propelling the mission on the NASA/DLR airborne telescope SOFIA to observe the atmosphere on Titan, Jupiter’s moon. [...]