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When Science Speaks is a new web series profiling innovative and interesting people working in the science and technical fields - from academia, to industry, to the non-profit world. Mark and his guests explore: how to be a powerhouse advocate for science and your research; how to advance your career in meaningful ways that make you happy; how to push back on the assault on science; and other related issues of interest happening in the world. You can listen and subscribe to the podcast on your favorite app or podcast player.

When Science Speaks Mark Bayer

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

When Science Speaks is a new web series profiling innovative and interesting people working in the science and technical fields - from academia, to industry, to the non-profit world. Mark and his guests explore: how to be a powerhouse advocate for science and your research; how to advance your career in meaningful ways that make you happy; how to push back on the assault on science; and other related issues of interest happening in the world. You can listen and subscribe to the podcast on your favorite app or podcast player.

    Key Leadership Pillars and Strategies with David A. Rosen

    Key Leadership Pillars and Strategies with David A. Rosen

    On this week's episode, David Rosen, CEO of Acrelic Group, Adviser and Mentor at Signal Lake (VC), TechLaunch (Accelerator), and several tech hardware and software companies, discusses the leadership pillars he's developed over the course of his career and related performance-optimizing strategies. Highlights include:
    the qualities and skills David believes make an effective leader
    and how Acrelic helps scientists and engineers communicate better.

    • 49 min
    The Long Game and "Optimizing for Interesting" with Dorie Clark

    The Long Game and "Optimizing for Interesting" with Dorie Clark

    On this special episode of When Science Speaks, award-winning executive coach, leading author and international keynote speaker Dorie Clark shares insights from her just-released book, The Long Game. Dorie discuss ways to get "unstuck" professionally, sharing her own experiences and describing how she's built a successful, high-impact career - and you can, too.

    • 26 min
    Keys to Finding, Cultivating, and Ending Mentor Relationships with Lisa Fain, JD

    Keys to Finding, Cultivating, and Ending Mentor Relationships with Lisa Fain, JD

    This week's episode features Lisa Fain, JD, CEO of the Center for Mentoring Excellence and founder of Vista Coaching, the coaching division of the Center. We discuss a range of issues associated with mentorship, including: common pitfalls or missed opportunities she often sees mentees experience; what mentees should look for in a mentor;and how to identify, behave with, and professionally end mentoring relationships.

    • 31 min
    A Powerful and Personal Journey in Scientific Research

    A Powerful and Personal Journey in Scientific Research

    This week's episode features an interview with Tyler Parsons, Ph.D.,  a medical scientist with strong communication and leadership skills. Tyler has presented and won research awards at university, state, national, and international conferences and is passionate about translating complex discoveries at the bench into understandable, tangible science to reach a broader audience for the ultimate goal of clinical application and improving patient outcomes.

    • 29 min
    A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (About Science)

    A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (About Science)

    Kaan Mika, Ph.D. is a computational biologist who takes vivid, creative, and fascinating pictures of the natural world on his Instagram, slice_of_science, while also highlighting the inspiring work of other scientists.

    This week's episode focuses on Kaan's photography, research, and approach, and topics that include how Kaan’s Instagram account reflects his goal to “show that scientists are people like any other, accessible."

    • 24 min
    "Numbers Need a Narrative": How to Structure Stories for Maximum Impact with Storytelling Structure with Douglass and Lisa-Marie Hatcher

    "Numbers Need a Narrative": How to Structure Stories for Maximum Impact with Storytelling Structure with Douglass and Lisa-Marie Hatcher

    Douglass and Lisa-Marie Hatcher are the co-founders of communicate4IMPACT, a business storytelling training firm focused on helping businesspeople take what they do naturally (tell stories) and apply it to their professional lives.

    On this week's episode, we explore a range of topics related to the power and structure of effective storytelling, including what storytelling has to do with science, and what science has to do with storytelling, and much more!

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Lisa Fain ,

So much more than just science!

Mark Bayer is a top-notch interviewers who asks insightful questions, listens well and prompts his guest to think more deeply about their own topics. Highly recommend for scientists, and non-scientists alike!

David-Doyle ,

Explores science and its many intersections

I’ve enjoyed the privilege of being interviewed on the podcast, as well as benefitting from the insights that are shared by scientists and experts across a broad spectrum of scientific topics. Mark asks thoughtful questions and highlights some fascinating intersections between science and government, policy, data, technology, and people/organizations. I can’t recommend this podcast series highly enough, both as a listener and as a guest.

Susi Moser ,

Making science accessible

I enjoyed my conversation with Mark immensely. My sense is America has come to appreciate anew the importance of science over this past year of COVID. But folks don't read the science. This podcast makes the science more accessible. As the world burns and floods - we need to engage science more than ever. Here is one place to get the latest!

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