What is the best way to set yourself up for success in the public square? Does it come down to knowing the right people or connecting to the right organization? Those strategies certainly help, but you should also consider cultivating a diversified skill set. Bringing her wealth of experience to this relevant topic is my guest, Chequeta Allen.
Chequeta is the consummate professional. She has led a multifaceted career in both the public and private sectors. At USC, Chequeta taught Health Information Systems for nearly five years in the MHA program. Currently, Chequeta is making an impact in her role as the Product Marketing Director of Healthcare &Read More
Were you aware that we know very little about the ocean floor? It’s true! In fact, scientists have mapped more of the surface of the moon than the ocean floor! Part of the reason is, in many ways, its easier to observe the moon’s surface than the ocean floor. Here to help get people excited about science and oceanography, in particular, is Dr. Dawn Wright.
Dr. Wright is a leading authority in the application of geographic information system (GIS) technology to the field of ocean science. She has played a key role in creating the first GIS data model for the oceans.Read More
When was the last time you changed your opinion about something significant based on scientific facts? If you are anything like the average American, chances are you can’t think of one! Does that mean scientific research and it’s dissemination into the public square is unnecessary? Here to address this important question is Dr. Bruce Lewenstein.
Dr. Lewenstein is Professor of Science Communication and chair of the Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University. Trained as a historian of science, he works across the field of public communication of science and technology, including informal science education,Read More
One of the most relevant and controversial topics in our society today is the intersection of politics and science. Many are quick to assume that this topic is geared exclusively toward environmental concerns, but the truth is, the intersection of two important fields is much larger than that. Here to shed some light on this complex and timely topic is Dr. Yvette Seger.
Early on in higher education, Dr. Seger was drawn to policy and politics, but also to horses, so she converged her passions by double majoring in Zoology and Politics at Ohio Wesleyan. Dr.Read More
When Science Speaks is a new web series profiling innovative and interesting people working in science and technical fields - from academia, to industry, to the non-profit world.
Mark and his guests will 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 ongoing assault on science, and
- Other related issues of interest happening in the world of science
You are invited to listen and to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite app or podcast player.Read More