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RADIO LIFE SCIENCES – a podcast produced by the GSLS for the GSLS. LISTEN to Educators, Policy makers, Researchers, Fellow students and others share their perspectives. LEARN about the inner workings of the graduate school, educational opportunities and more. LEAD the conversation by brainstorming, deciding and producing the content on upcoming episodes

Radio Life Sciences Graduate School of Life Sciences of Utrecht University, The Netherlands

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RADIO LIFE SCIENCES – a podcast produced by the GSLS for the GSLS. LISTEN to Educators, Policy makers, Researchers, Fellow students and others share their perspectives. LEARN about the inner workings of the graduate school, educational opportunities and more. LEAD the conversation by brainstorming, deciding and producing the content on upcoming episodes

    Our Education | Failure Part 2

    Our Education | Failure Part 2

    In today's episode, Tessa Voerman talks to Dr. Sabrina Genz - an assistant professor and a coach at the Online Coaching Center (OCC) of Utrecht University. At OCC, the students can share their worries with the online coaches. Sabrina tells to our listeners what questions students have when they ask for a coaching sessions at the OCC (e.g., issues with time management). She also tells in depth about the techniques that could be useful to students to apply while they are balancing their master's or PhD programme with their personal life and other obligations they might have. 

    • 37 min
    YoUUr Career | Live session with career officers

    YoUUr Career | Live session with career officers

    In this episode of the YoUUr Career series Tessa hosts a live session between Remko and Michelle (two career officers) and Panos (a GSLS student). They cover different interesting topics and discussions as to how you as a student can discover what your strengths and ambitions are and how to use them to investigate your future ambitions. Moreover, via using lots of post-its, Panos visualizes all his strengths and ambitions to get to know what he would like to do after he would graduate. Listen to hear how you can investigate your own future ambitions as well!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Your Well-Being | Failure Part 1

    Your Well-Being | Failure Part 1

    In today's episode, Tessa Voerman and Lisa Keijzer introduce the first part of a two-part series on the topic of failure. In this episode, they speak with Dr. Annerieke Oosterwegel from the Department of Developmental Psychology at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University. Together, they explore the concept of failure and discuss how students experience failure and what techniques they can implement to help themselves reframe those experiences.

    • 40 min
    Our Education | Lili’s Proto Lab; how to make your first prototype

    Our Education | Lili’s Proto Lab; how to make your first prototype

    Utrecht University already has a reputation as an institution with excellent theoretical courses, but did you know you can know also dabble in hardware prototyping in Lili’s Proto Lab? This new facility within the science faculty is promoting students, teachers and researchers to adopt a DIY approach and learn new design skills. Whether you want to create a hardware solution to aid your research, create an educational model to explain a concept or simply learn some digital design skills, Lili’s Proto Lab is there to lower the threshold and accelerate you along the learning curve. In this episode, Tessa Voerman interviews Josh Hauser and Edward Paddon on all opportunities “ Lili’s Proto Lab” has to offer.

    • 32 min
    YoUUr Career | Life Sciences Career Week

    YoUUr Career | Life Sciences Career Week

    In this episode of the YoUUr Career series of the Radio Life Sciences podcast, Eveline talks to Rianne, Yvette and Litske about their careers so far and they mention much interesting information about the upcoming Life Sciences Career Week. This week is organized by the GSLS from 27th of May until 31st of May.



    Have a listen and hear about examples of interesting workshops during this week! For more information and registration for the Life Sciences Career Week, have a look at this website: https://students.uu.nl/en/events/life-sciences-career-week

    • 31 min
    Our Research | Research in Jungle: French Guiana

    Our Research | Research in Jungle: French Guiana

    Tessa Voerman continues exploring various aspects of conducting research in the jungle. In this second part, she discusses fieldwork in French Guiana with Martijn Ruisbroek and Wout Damen, two students from the Environmental Biology GSLS Master’s program. They share insights into the experience of working in the jungle, preparations one should make, and the biodiversity of the region.

    • 31 min

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