WomeninScience

Trudy Cardinal – Who can I be?

August 25, 2022 // 0 Comments

We celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People by speaking with Dr Trudy Cardinal, Associate Professor of the University of Alberta, about her vastly different experience as an Indigenous person. [...]

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. [...]

Elena Ibanez – From chemical engineering to food science and technology 

February 25, 2022 // 0 Comments

Prof. Elena Ibanez is the Specialty Chief Editor in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition. In this conversation we discuss her passion as a professor, incredible relationship with her students and the importance of nutrition research and how nutrition is at the heart of everything we do and how it affects our economy, our wellbeing, and, most of all, our behavior as human beings. [...]

Marie-Eve Tremblay – Being a woman in science is my responsibility

February 11, 2022 // 0 Comments

Dr. Tremblay is an Associate Professor at the University of Victoria in Canada and a leading neuroscientist in her field. Today, we discuss Dr. Tremblay’s career, but also how she maintains balance and an incredibly positive attitude that resonates within her research group and inspires her to achieve greater heights with her research into microglia.  [...]

Asha de Vos – Every coastline needs a local hero 

December 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

In the world of marine science, Dr. Asha de Vos rarely needs an introduction. The Sri Lankan marine biologist and ocean educator is best known for her pioneering work on blue whales and for founding the non-profit Oceanswell, Sri Lanka's first marine conservation research and education organization. [...]

Haleh Moravej – Branches of science

November 25, 2021 // 0 Comments

Haleh Moravej is a registered nutritionist, a scientist and a founder of MetMUnch. She is also a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, and we speak about Haleh's drive and motivation for or teaching and changing lives. [...]

Sarah Berry – Science is my favorite hobby

November 11, 2021 // 0 Comments

Dr. Sarah Berry is a reader in nutritional sciences at King’s College London. In this interview we talk to Dr. Berry about both her career in nutritional sciences and her passion for the subject. Furthermore, we discuss recent advancements in the world of research and its potential expansion over time. [...]

Lauren Arkoosh – From salmon to seal scat

October 11, 2021 // 0 Comments

Lauren Arkoosh is currently a PhD Student at Abertay University in Scotland, focusing on seals as a sentinel species to monitor antimicrobial resistance genes in the waters surrounding the UK. We talked about her interest in marine science and her chosen career path. [...]