18 episodes

A show where we talk to science communicators, bloggers, YouTubers, and podcasters about the work they do, science, and science communication.

The Science Bloggers Podcast David Latchman

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A show where we talk to science communicators, bloggers, YouTubers, and podcasters about the work they do, science, and science communication.

    GMOs, and the Genetically Modified Cowpea in Nigeria with Etta Michael Bisong and Iida Ruishalme

    GMOs, and the Genetically Modified Cowpea in Nigeria with Etta Michael Bisong and Iida Ruishalme

    This episode's guests are Etta Michel Bisong, a science journalist covering the use of GMOs in Nigeria and Iida Ruishalme to explain the science of GMOs any how they can help us. We discuss why fear and hesitation exists in adopting GMOs, how science communicators can do better, and how messaging from developed nations can promote fear and hesitancy in developing countries.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Making Science Simple with Dr Darryl Boyd

    Making Science Simple with Dr Darryl Boyd

    This episode's guest is Dr. Darryl Boyd, a polymer chemist who works in the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). He also runs the science blog Science Made Simple, where he writes about getting minority children interested in science. He is also the host of the DrBoydTheChemist channel on YouTube where he demonstrates chemistry experiments aimed at children.

    I talked with Darryl about his work at NRL, how his experiences growing up shaped his interest in science, and the focus of his science communication.

    • 19 min
    Quantum Mysticism and Pseudoscience in Physics with Rob Lea

    Quantum Mysticism and Pseudoscience in Physics with Rob Lea

    This episode's guest is Rob Lea. Rob is a freelance science journalist with a background in physics and  covers stories in space, astronomy, and quantum physics. In this episode we talk about pseudoscience, why do people connect quantum mechanics with their mystical beliefs, and what it means for science communicators.

    Check Rob's articles on Medium:
    https://medium.com/@roblea_63049

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    We're Back!

    We're Back!

    We are back and I hope you missed us because I sure missed you guys. As we enter season two of this show, the world is experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a difficult time for everyone so please stay safe, sane, and healthy. We are all in this together.

    • 1 min
    Building SciComm Communities with Allison Coffin (Science Talk)

    Building SciComm Communities with Allison Coffin (Science Talk)

    This bonus episode's guest is Allison Coffin. Allison is a Washington State University professor who studies how hearing is lost and the ways it can be mitigated. She also runs the science communication non-profit Science Talk. I talked to he about her research in hearing loss and her goal to help science communicators do better.

    Check out the Science talk website and sign up for the conference in April 2019

    http://www.sciencetalk.org/

    • 24 min
    Turning Students into Phenomenal STEMist with Dr. Maya Byfield

    Turning Students into Phenomenal STEMist with Dr. Maya Byfield

    This week's guest is Dr. Maya Byfield, founder of the Phenomenal STEMist. Through her podcast, Facebook, and one-on-one instruction with students, Maya hopes to get more minority students in STEM by getting parents more involved.

    • 24 min

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