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A podcast about the culture of being a scientist. Winner: Best Interview Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2017. Dr Stuart Higgins talks to scientists, science communicators, journalists and comedians to find out what it means to be a scientist.

A podcast about the culture of being a scientist. Winner: Best Interview Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2017. Dr Stuart Higgins talks to scientists, science communicators, journalists and comedians to find out what it means to be a scientist.

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United Kingdom

Description:

A podcast about the culture of being a scientist. Winner: Best Interview Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2017. Dr Stuart Higgins talks to scientists, science communicators, journalists and comedians to find out what it means to be a scientist.

Twitter:

@SciNotSci

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep71: Happy (Belated) Birthday (Part 2)

11/13/2020
Continuing conversation with Professor Chris Jackson, talking about what I might change in academia, given the power. Full show notes: https://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:26:05

Ep70: Happy (Belated) Birthday (Part 1)

11/12/2020
February 3rd 2020 marked the fifth anniversary of Scientists not the Science. So for fun, Professor Chris Jackson interviews me and we get discuss a little of my background and our views and thoughts about academia. Full show notes: https://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:22:32

Ep69: Understanding Scientists is Key for Science

11/11/2020
Reflecting on what I’ve learnt from five years of interviews for Scientists not the Science. Find a link to the original published article in the show notes. Full show notes:

Duration:00:08:40

Ep68: Aspiring to be a Scientist

1/6/2020
What influences young people's aspirations to work in science and science-related careers? This episode talks to the team behind the ASPIRES project, a longitudinal project studying this topic. Full show notes: http://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:26:43

Ep67: Highlights from Season Four

12/23/2019
Compilation episode featuring some of the best bits from season four of Scientists not the Science, ahead of the beginning of season five. Full show notes: http://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:23:06

Ep66: Notes from a Mental Health Workshop (Bonus Episode)

5/9/2019
Notes from a recent workshop on academic mental health, organized by the UK Chapter of the Marie Curie Alumni Association. Full show notes: https://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:19:11

Ep65: Entrepreneur – David Walt

12/23/2018
David Walt is Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School. We talk about his background and how he founded a multi-billion dollar company. Full show notes:

Duration:00:27:40

Ep64: Selling to Scientists – Hamid Ghanadan

12/10/2018
Hamid Ghanadan is the Founder of The Linus Group, a health and life sciences marketing and creative agency. We talk about his experiences talking to scientists, and how to target products to a scientific audience. Full show notes:

Duration:00:23:41

Ep20: [Rerun] Mind Your Language!

12/3/2018
English is the language of science, but for most people it’s not their native tongue. What’s it like working in science and academia, in a foreign language? Full show notes:

Duration:00:19:43

Ep63: Being a Positive Role Model – Chris Jackson

11/12/2018
Chris Jackson is Professor of Basin Analysis at Imperial College London, and advocate for improving research and professional standards in academia. We talk about his journey through academia. Full show notes:

Duration:00:28:11

Ep62: Making New Things - Alex Lathbridge

10/29/2018
Alex Lathbridge is a PhD student at the University of Bath, founder of the network Minorities in STEM and creator of the podcast Why Aren't You a Doctor Yet? We talk about Alex's background and creating content. Full show notes:

Duration:00:23:24

Ep61: From Software Engineer to Scientist – Matt Faria

10/15/2018
Matt Faria is a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. We talk about improving research standards and his move into science from software engineering. Full show notes: http://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:23:30

Ep60: Live at the Imperial Festival – Alexandros Kouris (Bonus Episode)

10/1/2018
Alexandros Kouris is a PhD student at Imperial College London. We talk about his research and career. Recorded live at the Imperial Festival 2018. Full show notes: http://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:35:03

Ep59: Live at the Imperial Festival – Ben Britton (Bonus Episode)

9/17/2018
Ben Britton is a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. We talk about his research and career. Recorded live at the Imperial Festival 2018. Full show notes:

Duration:00:29:29

Ep58: Live at the Imperial Festival – Sandrine Heutz (Bonus Episode)

9/2/2018
Sandrine Heutz is Professor of Functional Materials at Imperial College London. We talk about her research and career. Recorded live at the Imperial Festival 2018. Full show notes:

Duration:00:28:56

Ep57: Live at the Imperial Festival – Emma Chapman (Bonus Episode)

8/20/2018
Emma Chapman is a Royal Astronomical Society Research Fellow at Imperial College London. We talk about her research and career. Recorded live at the Imperial Festival 2018. Full show notes:

Duration:00:30:28

Ep56: Teaching and Researching – Kirsty Shaw

7/9/2018
Kirsty Shaw is a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. We talk about teaching students and balancing different roles within academia. Full show notes:

Duration:00:23:49

Ep55: Structural Engineer – Roma Agrawal

6/25/2018
Roma Agrawal is a structural engineer, responsible for hundreds of structures around the UK, most notably the Shard in London. We talk about moving from physics to engineering. Full show notes:

Duration:00:24:55

Ep54: Social Media Scientist – Meriame Berboucha

6/11/2018
Meriame Berboucha is a physicist at Imperial College London. We talk about how Meriame uses social media to communicate science and reach young people. Full show notes:

Duration:00:22:38

Ep53: Climate Physicist – Joanna Haigh

5/28/2018
Joanna Haigh is Professor of Atmospheric Physics at Imperial College London. We talk about her experience of academia, and what is means to be a head of department. Full show notes: http://scinotsci.com

Duration:00:20:38