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Science, discussed.

Why I won’t go to the #ScienceMarch

This is a difficult post to write. Not because I am not sure about what I think and feel but because many scientists have tried to express their worries with … Continue reading

01/03/2017 · 2 Comments

Beyond the STEM pipeline

I haven’t written a post in a long time. Also I have struggled a lot on what to write and how to talk about it. But I have finally settled … Continue reading

26/01/2017 · Leave a comment

#historyfunfact : Intelligent Design and Rejection of Evolution have a long History on the Education of American boys and girls

One of the many books I am reading¬†right know is called “The Science Education of American Girls” from a historical perspective by Kim Tolley. Though I have found many of … Continue reading

29/02/2016 · Leave a comment

On finding my own way

It’s been a long time since I have written here. Turns out planning a wedding and finishing a semester in gradschool is enough to keep you wishing for more hours … Continue reading

29/01/2016 · 1 Comment

The STEM pipeline as a an analogy and why it is problematic

So, for the last few weeks I have been thinking on the concept of the STEM pipeline as a descriptor of science career and why I think this is problematic. … Continue reading

22/10/2015 · 2 Comments

Helping each other write better science

Hi everyone I am back ! According to wordpress my last post was 3 months ago !!! That is way to long without writing, this new semester has been really … Continue reading

16/10/2015 · 1 Comment

#Plutoflyby showed a side of scientists people rarely get to see… that we are people with feelings

It is very rare that people outside science can catch a glimpse of what it feels to accomplish something in science. Scientists don’t receive a huge media coverage when a … Continue reading

15/07/2015 · 1 Comment

Beyond the Career Gap: The message the Tim Hunt saga is sending to girls

I avoided writing about Tim Hunt. I felt I didn’t have anything new to add to the conversation because there had been so many great pieces outlining why comments like … Continue reading

21/06/2015 · 9 Comments

Steven Pinker or according to him how evolutionary psychology “explains” the gender gap in science

Welcome to the third installment on the scientists portrayed in Declan Fahy’s book “The New Celebrity Scientists”. Click if you haven’t read the introduction, part 1¬†and part 2. This week … Continue reading

21/05/2015 · 1 Comment

Richard Dawkins or how he became a product of postmodernism

I am going to say it before I start. I don’t like Richard Dawkins as a person. And I have a personal rule to avoid his twitter account and comments. … Continue reading

21/04/2015 · 3 Comments

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