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Welcome everyone to the Struggling Scientists Podcast. This is a podcast by Scientists, for Scientists. But also for aspiring Scientists, anyone science adjacent, and perhaps even hobbyists.

Together we will be trying to bring back the fun in science. We all know the scientific field can be difficult and hard at times and it is easy to lose sight of our passion and enthusiasm. In this podcast, we will talk about Science and the people behind Science.

Website: www.thestrugglingscientists.com

The Struggling Scientists Suzanne and Jayron

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Welcome everyone to the Struggling Scientists Podcast. This is a podcast by Scientists, for Scientists. But also for aspiring Scientists, anyone science adjacent, and perhaps even hobbyists.

Together we will be trying to bring back the fun in science. We all know the scientific field can be difficult and hard at times and it is easy to lose sight of our passion and enthusiasm. In this podcast, we will talk about Science and the people behind Science.

Website: www.thestrugglingscientists.com

    Episode 79: The Science Behind Weight Loss, Obesity, And Diets With Prof. Giles Yeo

    Episode 79: The Science Behind Weight Loss, Obesity, And Diets With Prof. Giles Yeo

    Weight loss isn't complicated, but that sure as hell doesn't make it easy.
    With so much (mis)information out there, we decided to talk with an expert to get the facts!

    This week, Suzanne Van Wouw and I recorded a new episode with the wonderful Prof. Giles Yeo on the science behind
    ✅ Weight loss
    ✅ Obesity
    ✅ Nutrition
    ✅ and much more

    Expect to learn 🧠 :
    ⭐Universal and science-based nutritional advice from an expert.
    ⭐The benefits of exercise for weight management, not weight loss.
    ⭐ Why calories don't count
    ⭐ and so much more!

    We are really excited to share this episode with you!

    📕 TABLE OF CONTENTS 📕
    00:00:00 Introduction Episode
    00:01:45 Introduction to Giles Yeo and his Hobbies
    00:03:14 Healthy Eating for Busy Scientists
    00:05:29 The Misconception about Calories
    00:09:17 Genetic Factors in Diet and Weight Loss
    00:14:04 Challenges in Losing Weight
    00:17:55 Exercise and its Role in Weight Management
    00:23:13 Impact and Popularity of Weight-Loss Drugs
    00:33:32 The Future of Weight Loss: Technology and Personalized Medicine
    00:39:02 Balancing Food Love with Healthy Living
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    • 44 min.
    Episode 78: Vlogging the PhD Journey: Behind the Scenes with Nathalie Reilly (Life and Sunshine)

    Episode 78: Vlogging the PhD Journey: Behind the Scenes with Nathalie Reilly (Life and Sunshine)

    🔬✨ Dive into the vibrant world of vlogging a PhD journey with Nathalie Reilly (@Life_and_Sunshine), an inspiration for aspiring scientists and PhD students everywhere! In this episode of "The Struggling Scientists," Nathalie shares the highs and lows of her unique PhD experience, offering a rare glimpse behind the lab coat. 🎓📸

    Episode Highlights:
    🎥 The Art of Vlogging a PhD Journey
    🏄‍♀️ Balancing Academia with Personal Passions
    💡 Strategies for Aspiring Academic Vloggers

    👩‍🔬 Whether you're a fellow scientist, a student considering a PhD, or just curious about the intersection of science and social media, this episode is packed with insights, advice, and a whole lot of inspiration.

    📌 Don't forget to subscribe to our channel for more episodes that explore the struggles and triumphs of scientists just like you. Hit the like button, share with your friends, and leave us a comment with your thoughts or questions for Nathalie!

    🔗 Find Nathalie Reilly on Instagram: @Life_and_Sunshine for your daily dose of life, sunshine, and science.
    If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, or papers we really need to read, you can reach out to us via our website: https://thestrugglingscientists.com/
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    • 26 min.
    Episode 77: Science News, From Sci-Fi Realities to Scientific Missteps

    Episode 77: Science News, From Sci-Fi Realities to Scientific Missteps

    In this episode of the Struggling Scientists podcast, we're peeling back the curtain on some of the most riveting and significant moments that have recently captivated the scientific community. Join hosts Suzanne and Jayron as they delve into a mix of groundbreaking discoveries, unexpected challenges, and curious incidents that highlight the dynamic nature of science today:

    ❄️ The Freezer Fiasco: A staggering $47 million worth of research vanished overnight. What went wrong at one of the world's leading institutes? The details are more chilling than you think.

    🐁 When AI Goes Awry: Ever seen a rat like no other? Discover what happens when artificial intelligence takes a creative license a little too far in scientific research.

    🍚 The Future on Your Plate: Imagine a world where your rice is also your meat. Dive into the debate on "meat-rice" and its potential to revolutionize our food system.

    📄 The Disappearing Act: Millions of scientific papers are vanishing into thin air. Find out why and what it means for the future of scientific knowledge.

    🌌 Dune's Reality Check: The iconic desert planet from Dune—fact or pure fiction? Our discussion might just surprise you.

    📊 The Great Hybrid Work Experiment: How has the shift to remote and hybrid work affected scientific creativity and productivity? The insights are invaluable.

    Each story unfolds a layer of the incredible tapestry that is modern science, from breathtaking breakthroughs to cautionary tales that will shape the way we think about technology, nature, and ourselves.

    🎧 Don't just skim the surface of these stories—join us as we dive deep into the details that matter, uncovering the truth behind the headlines.

    ➡️ Tune in to this week's episode of the Struggling Scientists for a journey into the heart of science's most fascinating stories. Listen now to not miss out on the adventure!


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    • 32 min.
    Episode 76: Academic Writing in the Time of AI, with Prof. Lennart Nacke

    Episode 76: Academic Writing in the Time of AI, with Prof. Lennart Nacke

    In this episode of the Struggling Scientists podcast, we dive into the world of academic writing in the era of artificial intelligence. Join hosts Suzanne and Jayron as they talk to Prof. Lennart Nacke, a pioneering figure in user experience, human-computer interaction, and game design at the University of Waterloo.

    Lennart, with an impressive portfolio of over 200 papers and 30,000 citations, shares invaluable insights on the evolution of writing practices amidst the rapid integration of AI. From enhancing research methodologies to reshaping publication strategies, this conversation sheds light on how academics can harness AI tools to elevate their writing and research outcomes.

    🎧 Tune in to explore:

    - The role of mindset in embracing AI as an assistant in academic writing.
    - Ethical considerations and best practices for utilizing AI tools.
    - The future of academic publishing with AI integration.
    - Practical advice for PhD students and early career researchers navigating AI in their work.
    Don't miss this episode full of expert dialogue, personal anecdotes, and forward-thinking perspectives on the intersection of AI and academic writing.

    👉 Subscribe to the Struggling Scientists podcast for more insightful discussions on the cutting edge of science and technology.

    📩 Stay Connected: Visit thestrugglingscientists.com for more information and to sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on X, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube for the latest updates.


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    • 47 min.
    Episode 75: AI in Academia: Research and Writing Tools to Reduce the Struggle

    Episode 75: AI in Academia: Research and Writing Tools to Reduce the Struggle

    In this episode, we peel back the layers of how artificial intelligence is transforming the academic landscape. Whether you're a seasoned researcher or just science-curious, this discussion is packed with insights on leveraging AI to streamline your work and foster innovation.

    What you'll discover in this episode:

    🤖 The Evolution of AI Tools in Academia: Beyond ChatGPT, uncover specialized AI tools that are changing the game for scientists and researchers.
    🔍 Enhancing Academic Workflow: Learn how AI can make research, note-taking, and publishing processes more efficient.
    🧠 Ethical Considerations and Responsibilities: Navigating the complex ethical landscape of using AI in academic work.
    🛠 Practical AI Tools Recommendations: Get the lowdown on the most useful AI tools you should be incorporating into your academic toolkit.
    🚀 The Future of AI in Academia: A look ahead at the exciting developments and potential of AI in transforming research and education.
    Don't miss out on this enlightening conversation that bridges the gap between AI technology and academic success. Tune in to uncover how AI can reduce the struggle in your academic endeavors and pave the way for a brighter, more efficient future in science and research.
    Check out our recommended tools via:
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    👩‍🔬👨‍🔬 Join us in Episode 75 and let's demystify the world of AI in academia together!


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    • 23 min.
    Episode 74: The Science of saying No, Tackling Science FOMO with Shane Hanlon

    Episode 74: The Science of saying No, Tackling Science FOMO with Shane Hanlon

    In this episode of The Struggling Scientists Podcast, we delve into the world of Science FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) with our special guest, Shane Hanlon. As an ecologist turned science communicator, Shane brings unique insights into the challenges and excitements of a career in science. Tune in as we explore:

    - The Overwhelm of Choices: Learn how the abundance of opportunities in the scientific field can lead to a paradox of choice, and how it affects decision-making for researchers and academics.
    - Personal Journey and Lessons Learned: Shane shares his personal story, revealing the turning points and strategies that helped him navigate through his own Science FOMO.
    - Finding Harmony Between Passion and Profession: Discover how to strike the right balance between seizing opportunities and maintaining a healthy work-life balance, a vital skill for any aspiring or established scientist.

    This episode is a must-listen for anyone in the scientific community grappling with the pressures of career choices and personal fulfillment. Get ready to be inspired and gain practical advice for your own journey!

    If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, or papers we really need to read, you can reach out to us via our website: https://thestrugglingscientists.com/
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    • 28 min.

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Awesome podcast

Very inspiring podcast!

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