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You Should Know: Dr. Dr. Buddhini Samarasinghe and Jargon Wall

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Welcome to the thirteenth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing…Dr. Buddhini Samarasinghe We travel back to the UK to meet Dr. Buddhini Samarasinghe. Dr. Samarasinghe earned her PhD from the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom. [...]

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I want to see Season 3 of The Fab Lab with Crazy Aunt Lindsey!

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I began blogging – at Urban Science Adventures ! © as an outlet and tester for my bigger, bolder dream – to create and star in my own Science Television program. At the time, 2006, there were no people of color, no women, and no Black Women at all who had served as a host [...]

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Diverisity in Science Writing addressed at 2014 ScienceWriting Conference

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The annual ScienceWriters meeting is a joint meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.  It is a meeting for science writers, by science writers, with content to appeal to both the newest writers and seasoned professionals. This year I am attending for the first time [...]

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You Should Know: Pinar Gurel and CauseScience

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Welcome back to You Should Know, my weekly #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. This is installment number 12. Introducing…Pinar Gurel and CauseScience Pinar is one half of the writers behind CauseScience, a blog where scientists are passionate about…. Science! CauseScience is a new science blog, founded in April 2014 by [...]

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Addressing the science assault problem requires hearing ALL calls for help…& responding

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On Friday, I saw people responding to reading a New York Times Op-Ed piece (published September 18, 2014) about the Sexual Assault Problem in Science.  In late July several major news outlets reported on this problem, too.  Women in the Sciences Report Harassment and Assault (July 24, 2014) is the most ground-breaking and important research [...]

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You Should Know: Dr Robin G Nelson

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Welcome to the tenth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing … Dr. Robin G. Nelson Dr. Nelson is a Biological Anthropologist whose research explores family dynamics and how they may impact the health of individuals and communities. She [...]

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You Should Know: Stephani Page and #BLACKandSTEM

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Welcome to the ninth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing … Stephani Page and #BLACKandSTEM. #BLACKandSTEM started as a hashtag that quickly became a twitter community. The #BLACKandSTEM blog is connected to the weekly discussions or ‘Twitter chats’ that happen [...]

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You Should Know: Dr. Marie Daly

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Welcome to the eighth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. But this week is a little different. I’m shining the spotlight on a scholar from history that you should definitely know. Introducing Dr. Marie Daly… Thanks again to [...]

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You Should Know: Dr. Michael D L Johnson and Black Science Blog

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Welcome to my seventh installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing Dr. Michael D L Johnson and Black Science Blog Black Science Blog is the youngest blog I’ve featured so far. It is a science blog for non-scientists.  [...]

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You Should Know: Ta-Shana Taylor and Black Geoscientists

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Welcome to my sixth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing … Ta-Shana Taylor and the Black Geoscientists Blog. At Black Geoscientists, Ms. Taylor discusses the world of race and geosciences.  It’s a mix of her personal comments on diversity [...]

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