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Welcome to the Superwomen in Science Podcast, hosted by Nicole George and Cordon Purcell! We will be discussing the past, present and future of women in science, highlighting a wide variety of scientific endeavours as well as issues facing women in science.

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Welcome to the Superwomen in Science Podcast, hosted by Nicole George and Cordon Purcell! We will be discussing the past, present and future of women in science, highlighting a wide variety of scientific endeavours as well as issues facing women in science.

    Episode 16 - Data Visualization With Giorgia Lupi

    Episode 16 - Data Visualization With Giorgia Lupi

    Welcome back to our 16th episode, all about Data Visualization! We start off by chatting about how zines can be an accessible alternative way to communicate science, or advocate for the people doing science. Next up, we learn about science illustrator and botanist, Mary Agnes Chaste. We were joined by the amazing and talented Giorgia Lupi to discuss how her theory of Data Humanism has shaped her career in the field of data viz. We wrap up the episode by talking with Sasha Ariel Alston, an inspiring coder leading the way for the next generation with her book, Sasha Savvy Loves to Code. Enjoy!

    Zines (free downloadable PDFs!):
    Lab Notes on Power in Academia https://academicstakingaction.wordpress.com/zine/
    Neuroscientist Portrait Project: https://www.patreon.com/posts/print-your-own-7762006
    Two Photon Art: https://twophotonart.com/

    Mary Agnes Chaste read from Rachel Ignotofsky’s Women in Science: https://www.rachelignotofskydesign.com/women-in-science/

    Giorgia Lupi:
    Website: http://giorgialupi.com/
    Twitter: @giorgialupi
    Instagram: @giorgialupi
    Pinterest: @giorgialupi
    Bruises - The Data We Don’t See: https://medium.com/@giorgialupi/bruises-the-data-we-dont-see-1fdec00d0036


    Sasha Ariel Alston:
    Twitter: @TheStemQueen
    Sasha Savvy Loves to Code: https://www.amazon.com/Sasha-Savvy-Loves-Ariel-Alston/dp/0997135425/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1497055755&sr=8-1&keywords=sasha+savvy+loves+to+code

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    Bonus Episode -- LIVE Interview With Emily Morris

    Bonus Episode -- LIVE Interview With Emily Morris

    Enjoy this bonus episode, where we interview Emily Morris LIVE in Toronto Ontario!

    A year ago we joined up with Scicomm Toronto to put on a live podcast recording. Listen in as we talk about the podcast, read about Esther Lederberg, a revolutionary microbiologist, and interview Emily Morris, a plant ecology Masters student and amazing climate scientist.

    ALSO: Don't forget to donate to the GoFundMe Link posted below. Former guest and friend of the pod Vanessa Sung teamed up with a bunch of amazing women scientists to bring Inferior to every high school in 3 Canadian provinces!

    We hope you enjoy!

    SciCommTO: https://twitter.com/SciCommTO

    Rachel Ignotofsky’s Women in Science: https://www.rachelignotofskydesign.com/

    Emily Morris: Instagram -- emilysusanmorris

    Manulife Kids Science: http://www.sickkids.ca/Research/kidsscience/

    Let’s Talk Science: http://letstalkscience.ca/

    Planting Science: https://www.plantingscience.org/

    GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/inferior-in-canada

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    Twitter: @SuperwomenSci
    Instagram: @SuperwomenScience
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    Episode 15 - Planetary Science With Divya Persaud

    Episode 15 - Planetary Science With Divya Persaud

    In this episode we learn all about space science! We start the episode off by chatting about some recent Nobel Prize winners (and how science involves more than just a few superstars). Next up, we learn about Mae Jemison: astronaut, educator and doctor. We interview Divya M. Persaud, a planetary scientist, writer, composer and all around wonderful person! Finally, we wrap the episode up by chatting with Abigail Harrison, founder of the non-profit The Mars Generation.

    Nobel Prizes
    www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-canadian-scientist-donna-strickland-shares-nobel-physics-prize/

    www.qz.com/1410909/wikipedia-had-rejected-nobel-prize-winner-donna-strickland-because-she-wasnt-famous-enough/

    www.nytimes.com/2018/10/03/science/frances-arnold-nobel-prize-chemistry.html

    www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/the-absurdity-of-the-nobel-prizes-in-science/541863/

    www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-uk-physicist-donates-3-million-prize-to-boost-diversity/

    www.brainpickings.org/2017/04/11/jocelyn-bell-burnell-dark-matter-poetry-stanley-kunitz/


    Divya M. Persaud
    Twitter: @Divya_M_P
    Facebook: Divya M. Persaud 
    Website: www.divyampersaud.wordpress.com

    Abigail Harrison
    Twitter: @AstronautAbby
    Website: www.astronautabby.com

    The Mars Generation
    Twitter: @TheMarsGen
    Website: www.themarsgeneration.org

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